Waldo County Sheriff’s blotter: domestic violence, speeding, slippery roads

Posted:  Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:15pm
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BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity Jan. 27 - Feb. 5. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt.

Jan. 27

Kenneth Corson, 45, of Northport, was arrested for operating under the influence.

Jan. 29

Arich Hawes, 20, of Winterport, was issued a summons for an inspection sticker violation on Main Street in Winterport.

Deputy Cassandra McDonald responded to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Turner Ridge Road in Palermo. The operator of a 2004 Porsche failed to yield to another vehicle, which was making a right hand turn onto the road from Cain Hill Road. The driver struck that vehicle, a 2010 Nissan, on the rear passenger side. Both vehicles sustained functional damage. No one was injured in the collision.

Jan. 30

Deputy Cassandra McDonald responded to the scene of a single-vehicle accident on Belfast Road in Knox, where an operator lost control of their vehicle after hitting a patch of ice. The vehicle, a 2011 Toyota, spun before coming to rest in a snowbank, causing minor damage. There were no injuries.

Feb. 1

Ryan Hamilton, 40, of Burnham, was issued a summons for speeding 32 mph in a 15 mph school zone on School Street in Unity.

Cameron P. Green, 23, of Westport, was issued a summons for speeding 53 mph in a 25 mph zone on Quaker Hill Road in Unity.

Thomas M. Frederick, 31, of New Sharon, was issued a summons for a seat belt violation on School Street in Unity.

Feb. 4

Patrolman Daniel Perez responded to the scene of a single-vehicle accident on North Searsport Road in Frankfort where an operator left the roadway after attempting to move to the right to make room for an oncoming vehicle. The weather at the time was snowy. The driver reportedly stated they hit black ice, causing them to leave the roadway and strike several small trees before striking a larger one. The vehicle sustained functional damage to the front driver side and was driven away after being towed back onto the roadway. The driver and three minor passengers were uninjured in the crash. A fourth minor in the vehicle sustained a bruised leg, though they did not require medical treatment.

Deputy Cassandra McDonald responded to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on the corner of South Main Street and Robinson Schoolhouse Road in Morrill. The operator of a 2004 Dodge pickup was traveling north when they saw a second vehicle at the end of Robinson Schoolhouse Road. The driver of the pickup stated the wheels of the second vehicle, a 2017 Chevrolet truck towing a trailer, started moving, and he thought the driver was going to pull out in front of him. To avoid the anticipated collision, the driver turned right onto Robinson Schoolhouse Road suddenly, sliding into the trailer of the second vehicle. The second operator reportedly stated he had been stopped at the stop sign and believed the other driver had “panicked,” according to an accident report. The 2004 Dodge sustained functional damage, while the other vehicle’s trailer sustained minor damage. The driver of the Dodge was uninjured while a passenger reported pain in their arms. The other driver was uninjured.

Corporal Darrin Moody responded to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on accident on Route 131 in Searsmont, where an operator traveling too fast for the snowy conditions lost control of their 2000 Chrysler. The vehicle, which was initially headed north, slid on the icy road, first striking a guardrail on the same side of the road before crossing the centerline and striking an oncoming vehicle head-on. The operator of the Chrysler sustained a possible injury to the legs. The driver of the second vehicle, a 1987 Chevrolet, suffered cuts to the face, while their passenger reported pain to the chest/stomach. All involved parties were wearing their seat belts and both vehicles were towed from the scene. 

Feb. 5

Joshua E. Goslee, 35, of Knox, was issued a summons for domestic violence assault on Webb Road in Knox.


Erica Thoms can be reached at news@penbaypilot.com