Man Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges 

A Winterport man has been arrested and charged with domestic violence assault and domestic criminal mischief.Authorities received a 911 call early Satruday morning from a woman saying her boyfriend, 35-year-old Joseph Chekovsky, had assaulted her.She said Chekovsky attempted to slash the tires of her vehicle and smashed the driver’s side window of her car while she was sitting in the driver’s seat.Authorities say glass hit her in the face, causing a small cut.They say Chekovsky went back inside the home with a knife and the woman’s 11-year-old son was inside.Police attempted to talk to Chekovsky by calling him and knocking on the door.The Maine State Police Tactical Team was called to the scene. Detours were set up around Route 1A and Route 169, as well as the intersection of Cove Road and Route 1A for the safety of the public.They say a little before 9 am the boy, uninjured, and Chekovsky came out of the home.Chekovsky was taken to Waldo County Jail. He has since posted $100 cash bail.