Wilton officer makes unexpected warrant arrest

WILTON — A Gardiner man wanted in Kennebec County for failing to appear in court on sexual assault charges was arrested here Wednesday, police Chief Heidi Wilcox said.

Officer Brad Timberlake checked the license plate on a vehicle parked at a Wilton home, Wilcox said, and found it belonged to Robert Merandes, 32, of Gardiner, who was inside. He was wanted in Kennebec County, she said.

Merandes was arrested and taken to the Franklin County Detention Center in Farmington and was released to Kennebec County on Thursday.

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Steve  Dosh's picture

Wilton officer makes unexpected warrant arrest

Mainers, Thursday 19:10 hst ?
. . Nice colllar , Officer Brad Timberlake ?
http://sor.informe.org/cgi-bin/sor/listtowns.pl
^^ Look up your local sexual offenders here ^^
hth ? /s Steve •

Richard Lumb's picture

Wilton's police are

Wilton's police are frequently making good arrests for people wanted in other places. It requires an officer's curiosity, attention to detail and investigation and reflects work well done!

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Nice work, officer.

Thank you.

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