Waldo County Superior Court

Feb 01, 2013
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Belfast — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Superior Court between Jan. 16 and Jan. 29, 2013.

Haden F. Campbell, 20, of Swanville, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, burglar, both charges dismissed.

Basil L. Littlefield III, 29, of Knox, burglary, 120 days in jail, probation partially revoked and continued.

Earl Mathew Porter, 56, of Frankfort, operating under the influence, dismissed.

Russell Michael Thibault, 25, of Westport, Mass., assault, dismissed.

Jerica L. Wallace, 26, of Belfast, assault, $300 fine, 30 days in jail, violating condition of release, 30 days in jail; assault on an emergency medical care provider, probation partially revoked and continued, no sentence imposed.

James Ryan Witham, 32, of Belfast, violating condition of release, 30 days in jail, probation partially revoked and continued; 10 additional counts of violating condition of release, all dismissed.

 

Comments (2)
Posted by: joanne carl | Feb 04, 2013 20:30

I totally agree with you Mr. Bacon. I think the sentence was not harsh enough especially knowing the person is on probation already. Most emt or ems are volunteers they do not volunteer their time to get injured by an idiot. They are there to help those injured. Shame on this person.

 



Posted by: Douglas Bacon | Feb 02, 2013 11:14

An assault on an emergency medical care provider is a serious issue and one which deserves the maximum sentence allowable to send a message that such behavior cannot and will not be tolerated.  Our medical providers, all too often, are treated worse than a fast food restaurant employee - while trying to deliver care to ease pain and suffering for those that are ill or injured.  Simply acting and speaking in a polite manner can and should be expected on both sides. 



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