ROCKLAND — The Knox County grand jury indicted 40 defendants, for a total of 110 counts, during its recent three-day session that concluded June 9. An indictment does not imply guilt.
Arthur M. Andrews, 36, of Camden, unauthorized use of property and operating after revocation in Camden April 18, 2022.
Charles Bill, 39, of Rockport, aggravated assault in Warren July 27, 2021.
Daniel Bonneau, 42, of Rockland, aggravated assault in Rockland Dec. 2, 2021; domestic violence assault, two counts, and obstructing report of a crime in Rockland April 29, 2022.
Raymond Bowman, 55, of Augusta, aggravated assault with a chainsaw, criminal threatening, terrorizing, and violation of condition of release, all in Washington March 28, 2022.
Kaleb R. Campbell, 23, of North Haven, aggravated assault (using a handgun), elevated aggravated assault, terrorizing with a dangerous weapon, all on North Haven March 18, 2022.
Stephen Craig Carleton, 25, of Rockland, gross sexual assault and aggravated assault, both in Hope Oct. 16, 2021.
Hasahn A. Carter, 29, of Brockton, Mass., two counts of robbery, elevated aggravated assault, kidnapping, burglary, theft, criminal threatening with dangerous weapon (gun), terrorizing with a dangerous weapon, aggravated criminal trespass, cruelty to animals, and criminal mischief, all in Hope Oct. 12, 2020.
Matthew Catalano, 39, of Cushing, aggravated trafficking in drugs (cocaine) in Knox County Aug. 25, 2021.
Danielle R. Demeritt, 36, of Belfast, theft and violation of condition of release in Thomaston Dec. 18, 2021.
Mary Dimatteo, 65, of Rockland, theft by unauthorized taking and forgery with a value of more than $10,000 in Rockport April 12, 2021.
Joshua Alan Drinkwater, 37, of Thomaston, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking, and criminal trespass in Rockland Feb. 6, 2022.
Carryton R. Edwards, 34, of Rockland, domestic violence assault and assault in Thomaston April 28, 2022.
Joseph K. Emerson, 29, of Thomaston, aggravated assault in Thomaston Dec. 22, 2021.
Jessica D. Francis, 43, of Bangor, unauthorized use of property and operating after suspension in Cushing Nov. 15, 2021.
Thomas G. Gilliland, 60, of South Thomaston, operating after revocation in Rockland Feb. 3, 2022.
Ericka L. Gray, 35, of Owls Head, domestic violence assault in Rockland Sept. 15, 2021.
Darrel E. Guptill, 61, of Spruce Head, driving to endanger in Thomaston Feb. 13, 2022.
Christopher C. Hast, 32, of Rockland, 12 counts of gross sexual assault in Rockland during 2021.
Hast was a Stockton Springs part-time police officer who was arrested Nov. 1, 2021, for allegedly assaulting a teenage girl several times during the past seven months.
When he was arrested, Hast was charged with 12 counts of Class B gross sexual assault for offenses that police say began in April and continued until Oct. 27, 2021.
According to the affidavit filed in court by Maine State Police Detective Christopher Crawford, the investigation of Hast began Oct. 29, 2021, after the victim reported the alleged sexual assaults to her school counselor.
The victim said that Hast had sent her a Snapchat message about killing her mother so they could be together forever, according to court documents. He also shared sexually explicit internet links with the victim and also requested that she send him nude photographs, according to the court document.
Police obtained a search warrant and seized Hast’s iPhone during the investigation.
Hast denied the charges when he was interviewed by the state police detective.
Christopher C. Hildings, 36, of Vinalhaven, aggravated criminal mischief of a boat and violation of condition of release on Vinalhaven Oct. 12, 2021.
Anthony A. Hines, 30, of Belfast, theft by unauthorized taking and violation of a condition of release in Thomaston Jan. 8, 2022.
Ian Kennedy, 45, of Nobleboro, criminal operating under the influence and operating without a license in Owls Head.
Dustin Kimball, 27, of Cushing, eluding an officer and criminal speed in Warren Jan. 19, 2022.
Theodore D. Larkin, 35, of Warren, aggravated criminal operating under the influence, operating after revocation, operating beyond license restriction, violation of a condition of release, three counts, in Rockland July 25, 2021.
John Everett Larson Jr., 30, of Waterford, theft by unauthorized taking in Union Feb. 26, 2022.
Thadeous E. MacLeod, 34, of Verona Island, operating after revocation and violating condition of release, two counts, in Warren April 27, 2022.
Michael A. Michaud Jr., 20, of Owls Head, domestic violence criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon (a shovel), domestic violence terrorizing with a dangerous weapon, domestic violence reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, criminal mischief, all in Owls Head Dec. 5, 2021.
Jennica E. Miller, 30, of Friendship, robbery, Washington, theft by unauthorized taking, criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, all in Washington July 25, 2021.
Amanda J. Oakes, 32, of Rockport, theft by unauthorized taking in Thomaston Oct. 16, 2021.
Zachary Peter Overlock, 32, of Bremen, violation of a protective order in St. George Jan. 6, 2022.
Stephen Parece, 36, of Appleton, domestic violence criminal threatening, domestic violence terrorizing, criminal mischief, and violation of condition of release, all in Appleton March 28, 2022.
Mark A. Post, 51, of Warren, conspiracy to commit unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs (methamphetamine and gabapentin), two counts, in Warren from March 2021 through July 2021 in Warren.
Brandon J. Raye, 37, of Liberty, trafficking in prison contraband and two counts of unlawful possession of drugs in Rockland Aug. 21, 2021.
Tristan W. Reynolds, 19, of South Thomaston, theft by unauthorized taking in Thomaston Jan. 1, 2022.
Denise J. Richards, 61, of Warren, aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs (methamphetamine and gabapentin), two counts, in Warren July 29, 2021.
Elisa N. Robbins, 35, of Waldoboro, theft by unauthorized taking in Warren Nov. 2, 2020, through Feb. 28, 2021, in Warren.
Roscoe Burleigh Sargent, 48, of Maine State Prison in Warren, aggravated assault (with a shank), criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, trafficking in prison contraband, concealing a weapon, threatening display of a weapon all in Warren July 8, 2021.
Jennifer S. Struk, 51, of New Fairfield, Conn., domestic violence aggravated assault, domestic violence conduct with a dangerous weapon (motor vehicle), both in Owls Head March 1, 2020.
Benjamin T. Watts II, 45, of Northport, theft by unauthorized taking in Union June 9, 2021.
Stacey A. Wescott, 53, of Waldoboro, tampering with a victim in Warren Oct. 26, 2021.
Elmo J. Williams, 23, of Waterville, robbery, theft by unauthorized taking and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, all in Washington July 25, 2021.
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