Three people in Waldo County were arrested last week on assault charges in separate domestic incidents that sent two people to the hospital.

Waldo County Chief Deputy Jason Trundy said in a news release that Justin Hardesty, 30, of Palermo; Pamela Lowing, 47, of Thorndike; and Thomas Bubar, 30, of Burnham, were arrested from Thursday to Saturday on a variety of assault charges.

Hardesty was charged with domestic assault and domestic criminal mischief as well as unlawful possession of schedule W drugs and possession of schedule Z drugs,.

He was arrested after the Waldo County Dispatch Center got a 911 call around 9 p.m. Thursday reporting a domestic disturbance on Nelson Lane in Palermo. The caller reported that Hardesty, her boyfriend, was assaulting her.

Sgt. James Greeley and Deputy Kevin Littlefield found at the scene that Hardesty and his girlfriend had been involved in an argument that turned physical when Hardesty allegedly threw diner plates at her, knocked the woman to the ground and kicked her in the ribs, Trundy said in the release.

Hardesty had fled the scene but was tracked down by a state trooper and his tracking dog in woods behind the house.

Hardesty was released on $500 cash bail pending arraignment.

The woman was taken to the hospital, though details of her condition and which hospital she was taken to were unavailable.

Lowing was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after the dispatch center got a 911 call at 7:49 p.m. Friday reporting an assault on Brooks Road in Thorndike. The caller reported being assaulted by her mother, Lowing.

Deputy Dan Thompson determined at the scene that during an argument, Lowing knocked her daughter to the ground and strangled her using both hands to the point the daughter couldn’t breathe.

The girl, whose age was unavailable, was taken by Unity Ambulance to Inland Hospital in Waterville for treatment. No details on her condition were available.

Lowing was taken to the Waldo County Correctional Center in Belfast, where she is being held with no bail pending arraignment.

Bubar was arrested and charged with domestic assault and domestic terrorizing.

Trundy said that at 12:47 a.m. Saturday, the dispatch center got a 911 call from a woman on Perkins Road in Burnham reporting that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, Bubar.

Thompson and Littlefield determined at the scene that the woman and Bubar had been arguing when Bubar punched her in the face several times. He also allegedly threatened to knock the victim out if she called the police.

Bubar is being held in Waldo County Correctional Center with no bail pending arraignment.

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