Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Arrest of Robert Allen Edwards, Jr. of South Thomaston - January 31, 2017

On January 31, 2017 at approximately 5:30 PM, the Knox Regional Communications Center received a 911 call from an address on Buttermilk Lane in South Thomaston. The caller reported that a male was “freaking out” and throwing himself under a vehicle that was trying to leave the residence. During the call, the Dispatcher was able to hear a struggle for the phone and received additional information that the male was not allowing anyone to leave the residence.

Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified and started toward the location. Units from the Thomaston Police Department and the Maine Marine Patrol also responded to the residence based on information that the male had a violent history. Units arrived on scene within minutes and were able to separate all parties involved and quickly investigate.

Robert Allen Edwards Jr., 34, of South Thomaston, was arrested for Domestic Violence Assault, Domestic Violence Criminal Threatening, Domestic Violence Terrorizing, and Criminal Restraint.

Edwards is currently confined at the Knox County Jail and bail has been set at $10,000.00 cash.

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