June 19, 2018
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Two men indicted in burglary of Moosehead Motorsports

By Alex Barber, BDN Staff

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Two men charged with burglarizing Moosehead Motorsports in Greenville Junction Township last June were among 12 people indicted by the Piscataquis County grand jury on Friday.

John McClintock, 24, of Old Town and William Wheelock, 21, of Windham both were indicted on charges of Class B and Class C burglary and two counts each of Class E theft by unauthorized taking. Wheelock also was charged with Class B refusing to submit to arrest. They are co-defendants.

According to Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Guy Dow, the duo broke into, ransacked and stole snowmobile apparel, helmets and an outboard motor from Moosehead Motorsports. They used an ATV to get there and also broke into a camp and ransacked it, said Dow.

“McClintock’s name came up in the investigation and he denied it,” said Dow, adding that the thefts took place during the night of June 26 and the morning of June 27. “Greenville police arrested Wheelock with a duffel bag full of apparel from the place. The tags were still on some of the clothing.”

McClintock was arrested in early July on a probation matter, said Dow, and while he was in jail, “he wrote a letter of apology to the owners of Moosehead Motorsports and admitted to stealing,” said Dow.

Also indicted on Friday were:

Jeffery Banker, 39, Brownville Junction, unlawful possession of scheduled drug, operating after suspension.

Warren Benson, 20, Charleston, two counts domestic violence criminal threatening, two counts violation of conditions of release, criminal mischief.

Jeffery Chase, 30, Milo, two counts unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, stealing drugs, theft by unauthorized taking.

Crystal Chick, 34, Monson, two counts criminal trespass, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking.

James Davis, 44, Milo, theft by unauthorized taking.

Guy McCullough III, 30, Charleston, two counts theft by unauthorized taking, deceptive business practices, failure to appear.

Steven Peaslee II, 18, Whitefield, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking.

Dustin Plummer, 23, Exeter, two counts theft by unauthorized taking.

Joshua Thyng, 23, Corinth, two counts theft by unauthorized taking, failure to appear.

Ada Webb, 28, Brownville, two counts unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs, two counts marijuana cultivation, violation of conditions of release, criminal forfeiture.

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