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11/27/2021 0017hrs, Sgt. Richards received a 911 call on Bald Mountain Road in Rangeley. The source of the call was not identified.

0731hrs, Deputy Davol received a 911 call at a residence on Church Street in New Vineyard. This was an accidental dial.

1032hrs, Deputy Davol assisted Somerset SO with an alleged hit and run accident that occurred in Madison where the perpetrator lived in Madrid Twp.

1037hrs, Sgt. Richards responded to a 911 call at a residence on Russell Street in Phillips. He discovered an out of control Juvenile who was assaultive to her parents for refusing to do chores. The child was transported to FMH to be evaluated.

1131hrs, Deputy Davol responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Lynn Way in Rangeley. Shaun Stoothoff (25) of Gorham lost control and slid off the road when exiting his driveway and ran off the opposite side of the road.

1346hrs, Sgt. Richards responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on the Salem Road in Phillips. Robert Howard (79) of Salem Township was driving a north bound when he lost control on a patch of ice, slid across the road running into the ditch. The passenger (Sheila Howard) and Robert were taken by Northstar to be evaluated for injuries.

1434hrs, Sgt. Close assisted Waterville Police with an investigation into an alleged verbal child abuse case that was witnessed at the Mardens Parking lot in Waterville. Deputy Close conducted a welfare check at a residence on the Starks Road in New Sharon.

1522hrs, Sgt. Richards responded to a report of a snowmobile crash that occurred on a side road in Jim Pond Twp. where two young people on a snowmobile struck the side of a truck on the trail. The case was turned over to the Warden Service

1546hrs, Deputy Cusson investigated a complaint of criminal mischief at a camp on Main Street in Eustis where the complainant reported windows shot out with a BB gun.

2021hrs, Sgt. Richards responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Rock Pond Road in Sandy River Plt. Rackeem Borges (26) of North Easton Mass was driving a 2017 Honda accord when he lost control and slid off into the ditch.

2043hrs, Sgt. Richards responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Marion Drive in Rangeley. Emily Schellhorn (30) of Rangeley was driving a 2021 Mazda lost control on a corner and ran off the road.

11/28/2021 0857hrs, Deputy Davol responded to a car vs. deer accident on the Carrabassett Road in Wyman Twp. Connor Dolan (21) of Stratton was driving a 2001 Ford F350 when the collision occurred.

1119hrs, Deputy Davol received a 911 call on Bald Mountain Road in Rangeley Twp. This source of the call was not identified.

1345hrs, Deputy Cusson and Sgt. Close responded to a report of a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on Main Street in New Sharon. No charges were filed, this turned out to be civil in nature.

1403hrs, Deputy Davol participated in a birthday parade at a residence on the Salem Road in Kingfield.

1656hrs, Sgt. Richards received a request to conduct a welfare check on a person at a residence on the Borough Road in Chesterville. The person in question was contacted by phone and stated he was okay.

1831hrs, Sgt. Richards responded to an alarm at a residence on Main Street in Sandy River Plt. All was secure.

2235hrs, Sgt. Richards conducted a traffic stop on the Farmington Road in Strong. As a result of the stop Jas Savage (28) of Kingfield was arrested for OUI and transported to jail.

11/29/2021 0623hrs, Deputy Davol responded to a car vs. deer accident on Main Street in Kingfield. Barbara Josselyn (56) of Farmington was driving a 2005 Jeep Liberty when the accident occurred.

1201hrs, Deputy Davol arrested Riley Soha (18) of Chesterville for Unlawful Possession of scheduled drugs, violating conditions of release and Alizah Maley (19) of Bingham for Unlawful possession of scheduled drugs after assisting Wilton Police Chief Wilcox on a case in Wilton. Lt. Rackliffe and K-9 Rebel assisted with the investigation.

1433hrs, Sgt. Richards arrested John Raymond (34) of Lang Twp. in Farmington for three counts of burglary and violating conditions of release.

2025hrs, Deputy Cusson received a complaint of a cow on the Industry Road in Industry.

11/30/2021 0801hrs, Sgt. Bean assisted a motorist with a vehicle that was stranded on Lucy Knowles Road in Farmington.

0843hrs, Deputy Cusson received a complaint of bullying at Mt. Abram High School from a complainant at a residence in Phillips.

1440hrs, Deputy Couture investigated a harassment complaint on Sandy Pond Road in Chesterville. It is alleged that the complainant is trying to sell property but every time a buyer comes by to look at property a neighbor harasses them.

1100hrs, Deputy Couture received a trespassing complaint on the Farmington Falls Road in New Sharon.

1459hrs, Lt. Rackliffe and K-9 Rebel assisted Jay police with a search at a residence on Lake School Road in North Jay.

1533hrs, Deputy Morgan investigated a suspicious incident at a residence in Kingfield on School Street where the complainant left home with the dog inside, only to return to find the dog outside and the basement door was open. Nothing was taken.

1644hrs, Deputy Morgan investigated a theft complaint at a residence on Main Street in Rangeley.

1835hrs, Deputy Morgan received a 911 call on at Bald Mountain Camps in Rangeley. The source of the call was not located.

1930hrs, Sgt. Richards investigated a report of suspicious activity by Valley Brook Variety on the Rangeley Road in Avon.

2202hrs, Deputy Cusson responded to a car vs. deer accident on the Farmington Falls Road in New Sharon. Richard Osden (42) of New Sharon was driving a 2012 Nissan Rouge when the collision occurred.

12/01/2021 0613hrs, Sgt. Bean received a 911 call at a residence on Wahl Street in Eustis. This was an accidental dial.

0845hrs, Sgt. Richards investigated a theft complaint at Little Kennebago in Stetson Twp. at a camp.

0902hrs, Deputy Couture investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the complainant’s driveway at a residence on Lambert Hill Road in Strong.

1000hrs, Lt. Rackliffe and K-9 Rebel were requested for a drug sniff of a package at the Sheriff’s Office that a MDEA agent had in his possession.

1049hrs, Deputy Couture received a 911 call at a residence on Zions Hill Road in Chesterville. This was an accidental dial.

1405hrs, Deputy Davol responded to a report of a single vehicle accident 2 miles south of the port of entry in Coburn Gore. Melanie Skidgel (52) of Randolph was driving a 2007 Mercury 4dr when she slid off the road.

1433hrs, Deputy Couture received a complaint of theft on the Judkins Road in Carthage. This turned out to be a civil issue.

1520hrs, Deputy Couture served a trespass notice on a man on the Sand Pond Road in Chesterville. This case is a follow up from a complaint the day before.

1710hrs, Deputy Morgan received a complaint about a suspect who was allegedly selling stolen items from a residence in Temple.

1920hrs, Deputy Morgan Sgt. Richards, Deputy Cusson assisted State Police Corporal Hardy and State Police Sgt. Michaud with a cause out of Kennebec County. A suspect from a domestic violence stabbing incident was at a residence on Blake Hill Road in Phillips. Deputies and Troopers located the man (Richard Sears (34) of South China) at the residence who was then arrested by the Troopers on the charges from Kennebec County.

2229hrs, Deputy Morgan, Deputy Cusson and Sgt. Richards assisted Farmington Police Officer Brann with an accident on the Farmington Falls Road in Farmington where it was reported that the occupants of one of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident. Alisha Buck (30) of Winthrop was arrested on a warrant.

2359hrs, Sgt. Richards received a 911 call on Zions Hill Road in Chesterville. The source of the call was not located.

12/02/2021 0256hrs, Sgt. Richards received a residential alarm on Old County Road in Dallas Plt. There were no signs of forced entry, building was secure.

0641hrs, Sgt. Bean received a 911 call on Kimball Pond Road in New Sharon. This was an accidental dial from an I watch.

0719hrs, Sgt. Close responded to a report of an accident on the Salem Road in Freeman Twp. Brittany York (32) of Kingfield was driving a 2015 Dodge Durango when she lost control and slid off the road.

0857hrs, Deputy Couture responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on the Farmington Falls Road in New Sharon. Michaela McNally (23) of Jay was driving a 2014 Ford Escape when she lost control and slid off the road.

0932hrs, Sgt. Close received a complaint of a trucker who reportedly drives aggressively in a tractor trailer in Kingfield.

1133hrs, Deputy Couture responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover on Foster Hill Road in Freeman Twp. William Fay (70) of Farmington was traveling south when he lost control and rolled his vehicle over in the ditch. He was not injured in the crash. Phillips Fire dept. personnel assisted at the scene; Main Street Towing removed the vehicle.

1259hrs, Sheriff Nichols, Sgt. Bean and Deputy Couture responded to a report of a jackknifed tractor trailer on the Mercer Road in New Sharon east of the Mile Hill Road intersection. Victor Sanches (44) of Scranton PA was driving a 2021 Freightliner owned by New Prime Inc. hauling a box trailer west bound when he lost control and slid off the right side of the road into the tree line. No injuries were reported, New Sharon Fire dept. personnel assisted at the scene, Dutch Gap Auto responded with the large truck unit to haul away the unit. State Police Commercial Motor Vehicle Trooper Campbell assisted at the scene.

1628hrs, Sgt. Richards investigated a trespassing complaint on School Street in Kingfield.

1812hrs, Deputy Cusson received a 911 call on Bald Mountain Road in Rangeley. This was a line issue.

2025hrs, Deputy Cusson received a 911 call at a residence eon Gilbert Circle in Rangeley. This was also a line issue.

2321hrs, Sgt. Richards responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on the Kennebago Road in Lang Twp. Donald Lecours (58) of Lang twp. was driving a 2007 Ford Ranger when he lost control and slid off the road into a utility pole.

12/03/2021 0106hrs, Deputy Morgan responded to a reported of a single vehicle accident at the bottom of Mile Hill Road in New Sharon. Gwenivere Lombard (19) of Farmingdale was driving a 2006 Toyota matrix northbound when she lost control and ran off the road into the trees.

0624hrs, Deputy Couture received a welfare check request at a residence on Mt. Blue Pond Road in Avon.

0726hrs, Sgt. Close investigated a report of vandalism to a mailbox on the Farmington Falls Road in New Sharon.

0801hrs, Deputy Couture investigated a report of online fraud at a residence on Baker Hill Road in Salem Twp.

1443hrs, Chief Deputy Lowell assisted the ACO of Phillips regarding a report of emaciated dogs at a residence on Sawyer Street in Phillips. Upon arrival concerns were raised about the living conditions of children there, DHHS involved.

1623hrs, Sgt. Bean responded to a car vs. deer accident on the Industry Road in Industry. Cameron Abbott (26) of Industry was driving a 2015 GMC pickup when the collision occurred.

2209hrs, Deputy Davol investigated an assault complaint on the Adams Road in Chesterville. No charges were filed.

2249hrs, Sgt. Bean conducted a welfare check and possible disturbance at a residence on the West Kingfield Road in Kingfield.

2255hrs, Deputy Davol received a complaint of a disabled vehicle on the Hymie Norton Road in Industry.

Deputies conducted 69 building checks, Deputies also conducted 7 elder checks and responded to 10 false 911 calls.

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