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May 23, 2017

Rutland Barracks / DUI

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B402723

TROOPER RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Jeffrey Stephenson                                                                          

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: May 23, 2017 at approximately 1524 hours

LOCATION: VT Route 3, Rutland Town

VIOLATION: DUI #1 –Influence / 23 VSA 1201 (a)(2)

 

ACCUSED: Kameron L. Purinton

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Raymond, ME

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On May 23, 2017 at approximately 1524 hours troopers with the VSP-Rutland barracks observed a vehicle drive through the red traffic signals at the intersection of Business Route 4 and VT Route 3 in Rutland Town. The vehicle traveled into the on-coming lane against traffic, turning left onto VT Route 3, in the wrong lane. Troopers immediately stopped the vehicle. The operator was identified as Kameron L. Purinton. She displayed signs of impairment and was screened for DUI. Purinton was taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police barracks in Rutland Town. She was processed for DUI and released on a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on June 12, 2017 at 0830 hours. Purinton was later released to a sober party.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: None (refused)

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: June 12, 2017 at 8:30 AM

           

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

Hardwick/Fire Investigation

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A102276

INVESTIGATING TROOPERS: Detective Sergeants Todd Ambroz and Steve Otis, Division of Fire Safety Assistant Fire Marshal Tim Angel                           

STATION: WILLISTON                    

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: May 22, 2017 at approximately 9:45 PM

INCIDENT LOCATION: 71 Wolcott Street, Hardwick, Vermont

INCIDENT:  Fire of a vacant building

OWNER:  Lawrence Hamel                                                           

AGE: 62

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Hardwick, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On May 22nd, 2017 at approximately 9:45 PM a 911 caller reported a fire at 71 Wolcott Street in Hardwick.  Initial reports, cell phone photos, and witnesses all placed the fire on the second floor of the vacant building.  Upon arrival of the Hardwick Fire Department and surrounding fire departments, the building was fully engulfed in flames on the 2nd and 3rd floors.  Once the fire was contained the Hardwick Fire Chief, Tom Fadden, contacted the Vermont State Police Fire Investigation Unit to request an origin and cause investigation.  On the morning of May 23rd, 2017 Detective Sergeant Todd Ambroz began an examination of the scene.  The building was unsafe, had collapsed inwards, and was smoldering quite heavily.  The Vermont State Police Arson K9 detection team was summoned to the scene along with an excavator.  Once both were on scene the excavator was able to remove the building in layers an allow the accelerant detection K9 and handler, Detective Sergeant Steve Otis, to search the debris for accelerants.  The K9 team located several floor boards which appeared to have the presence of an accelerant.  The floor boards were collected as evidence and will be taken to the Vermont Forensic Laboratory in Waterbury to have further testing done on them.  Nobody was injured in the fire, but the building is considered a complete loss.  The vacant structure did not have any electricity nor was it heated by any gasses or fuels. Anyone having any information regarding this fire is urged to contact the Hardwick Police Department at 802-472-5475, Detective Sergeant Todd Ambroz of the Vermont State Police at 802-878-7111, or by calling 1-800-322-7766 – The Vermont Arson Tip Award Program (VATAP).  Up to $5000 award will be paid for information which helps detect or prevent an arson fire.    

COURT ACTION: Not at this time

COURT DATE / TIME:   NA

COURT:  NA

LODGED: NA    LOCATION: NA

BAIL:  NA

MUG SHOT: NA          

 

Detective Sergeant Todd Ambroz

Vermont State Police, Troop A

Fire Investigation Unit

Williston, VT 05495

Office 802-878-7111

Fax 802-878-2742

todd.ambroz@vermont.gov

 

Williston Barracks/ Possession of Cocaine, MDMA, Regulated Drug Clonazepam

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A101491

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Corporal Andrew Leise

STATION:  VSP Williston  

CONTACT#: 1-802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: April 2, 2017/ 1008 hours, Lab Results on Drugs- 05/23/17 1119 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: I89 Richmond

VIOLATION: Possession of Cocaine (Felony), Possession of MDMA (Ecstasy), Possession of a regulated drug (Clonazepam), Possession of Marijuana (civil)

 

ACCUSED:  Christopher S. Keller                                              

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

Vermont State Police Williston Troopers have conducted follow up investigation on suspected narcotics that Christopher S. Keller had on his person during a collision that occurred on April 2, 2017. After analysis by the Vermont Forensic Laboratory, the suspected narcotics were tested and found to be: Approximately 12 grams of powder cocaine, MDMA (ecstasy),  Clonazepam which is a regulated drug, and a civil amount of Cannibas (Marijuana). Based on these results, additional drug charges will be filed with the Chittenden County State’s Attorney. Keller has already been arraigned for DUI#1, Negligent operation, and Leaving the scene of a collision which are charges related to the initial collision.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME:  Ongoing

COURT: Chittenden District Court

LODGED - LOCATION:  N/A   

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

 

From: Leise, Andrew
Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2017 4:48 PM
To: 'VSPMedia@Listserv.dps.state.vt.us' <VSPMedia@Listserv.dps.state.vt.us>
Subject: Williston Barracks/ DUI

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A101491                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Andrew Leise, Trooper Adam Marchand

STATION: VSP Williston                                

CONTACT#: 1-802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: April 2, 2017/ 1008 hours

STREET: Interstate 89

TOWN: Richmond

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: N/A

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: MM 79 Southbound

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Christopher S. Keller

AGE: 29       

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2004

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Legacy

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Cuts and scrapes, soft tissue back injury

HOSPITAL: UVMC

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On April 2, 2017 at approximately 1008 hours VSP Williston Troopers responded to the report of a single vehicle rollover collision on I89 at MM 79 southbound in the town of Richmond. Initial information was that the operator, later identified as Christopher S. Keller, rolled his car and was running from the crash scene down the interstate. Richmond Police arrived and were able to stand by with Keller until VSP units arrived. Through investigation it was found that Keller was impaired by alcohol. During the investigation Troopers also located a zip log bag of suspected narcotics on Keller's person. The suspected narcotics (13 individually wrapped plastic sandwich bag corners of a white powdery substance) will be sent to the Vermont Forensic Laboratory for drug analysis. Keller provided an initial PBT of .119% Keller and was subsequently processed for DUI at the Williston State Police Barracks. Keller was released on a citation to appear in Chittenden District Court on April 20, 2017 at 0815 hours. Troopers were assisted at the scene by Richmond P.D. as well as Richmond Rescue.

 

PBT%: .119

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint #3169849 T23 VSA Section 1081(a)

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Chittenden District Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 04/20/2017 0815

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

CRIMINAL DLS / ST. JOHNSBURY

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A402584

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Jason Danielsen                             

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 5/20/2017 at approximately 1055 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Avenue A St. Johnsbury, VT

VIOLATION: Criminal DLS

 

ACCUSED: McKyle Edwards                                               

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, VT

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 5/20/2017, at approximately 1055 hours, Vermont State

Police Responded to a call for service at 395 Avenue A in the town of St.

Johnsbury, VT. While at the residence the complainant, McKyle Edwards (19), told

Troopers he had driven to the residence. At the time of the incident, Edwards

license was under criminal suspension. Edwards was cited into the Caledonia

County Court on 7/10/2017 to answer to the charge of Criminal DLS.

 

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE/TIME: 7/10/2017           

COURT: Caledonia

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

Royalton Barracks / Criminal No License

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:17B201951

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Chris Blais                            

STATION:  Royalton                   

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 5/10/17  1630

INCIDENT LOCATION: Intersection of VT 12 and Peth Rd, Randolph, VT

VIOLATION: Criminal No License

 

ACCUSED: Brian Schumann                                              

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Stockbridge, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 5/10/17 Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle for displaying license plates that were not assigned to the vehicle.  During the course of the stop it was found that the operator of the vehicle Brian Schumann was under suspension in the State of Vermont.  Schumann was cited and released for a criminal No License violation and is scheduled to appear in Orange County Superior Court, Criminal Division on 6/14/17 to answer to the above charge.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 6/14/17  0800           

COURT: Orange County Superior Court, Criminal Division

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Trooper Christopher Blais

Vermont State Police, Royalton

2011 VT Route 107

Bethel, VT 05032

802-234-9933

FAX (802)-234-6520

 

press release

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B301371

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Godfrey, Wayne M.                            

STATION: Shaftsbury                

CONTACT#: 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 05-02-2017

INCIDENT LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town) Sunderland, VT

VIOLATION: Person Prohibited from Possessing Firearms & False Information to a Police Officer

 

ACCUSED: Bradley J. Corliss                                              

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Arlington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 05-02-2017 the Vermont State Police were notified of a suspicious complaint in the Town of Sunderland. It was stated Bradley J. Corliss of Arlington, VT had gone to a residence attempting to sell two firearms. Upon further investigation, it was revealed that Corliss if Brady Disqualified and not permitted to be in possession of any firearms. Corliss was later issued a criminal citation to appear in Bennington Superior Court-Criminal Division on 08-21-2017 at 0815 hours to answer to the charges of Person Prohibited from Possessing Firearms & False Information to a Police Officer.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 08-21-2017 0815 hours           

COURT: BDC

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

424

 

Trp. Wayne M. Godfrey & K9 Tarawa

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

(802)442-5421

(802)442-3263 fax

wayne.godfrey@vermont.gov

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Williston Barracks / Criminal DLS

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A102281

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Stephen DiGregorio                             

STATION: Williston                     

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: May 23, 2017 / 1000 Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89 south, Exit 14W

VIOLATION: Criminal - DLS

 

ACCUSED: Anshe T. Lotspeich                                               

AGE: 24

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury Center, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 5/23/17 at approximately 1000 hours Troopers observed a

red Toyota Tacoma being operated by Anshe T. Lotspeich who is known from

previous law enforcement involvements to be criminally suspended for prior DUI

convictions. Lotspeich was subsequently arrested and transported to the

Williston State Police Barracks for operating a vehicle after suspension.   

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: July 11th, 2017 / 0830 Hours           

COURT: Chittenden Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: NA    

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: Yes

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

MIDDLESEX BARRACKS/LARCENY

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 17A302104

TROOPER: Trooper Darryl Cremo                                              

STATION: Middlesex               

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: Occurred between 2215 hours on 5-22-17 and 2240 hours on 5-22-17.

 

LOCATION: 102 Hollister Hill Rd, Marshfield, Vermont

 

VIOLATION: Larceny

 

ACCUSED: N/A                                                 

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

VICTIM: Norman Dix

AGE: 83

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hollister Hill Rd, Marshfield, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 5-23-17, Vermont State Police in Middlesex responded to a Larceny that occurred at the address above. Investigation showed that two individuals arrived at this address and one individual stole several items to include a chain saw, miscellaneous tools and a logging helmet, while the other drove a truck to the location. Attached is a picture of the vehicle involved.

 

Anybody with information is asked to contact Trooper Darryl Cremo at 802-229-9191 or Central Vermont Crime Stoppers at 1-800-529-9998.

 

 

COURT ACTION: N                                                                                                                                                                           

COURT DATE:                    

COURT:

LODGED – LOCATION:   

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: N

 

 

Trooper Darryl M. Cremo

Vermont State Police

Troop A-Middlesex Barracks

1080 U.S. Route 2

Middlesex, VT 05602

802-229-9191

Darryl.Cremo@vermont.gov

 

Shaftsbury Barracks/ Larceny

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17b301587

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Lauren Ronan                            

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: May 22nd 2017

INCIDENT LOCATION: North Pownal VT

VIOLATION: Larceny

 

 

VICTIM: Michelle Angell

AGE: 56

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pownal VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On May 23rd 2017, Troopers responded to a theft of two kayaks from a residence in North Pownal.  The Kayaks were stolen during the evening hours of May 22nd or early morning on May 23rd. They were described as children sized kayaks, about 8 feet in length. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact Trooper Ronan at the Shaftsbury Barracks 802-442-5421.  Tips may also be submitted anonymously at vtips.info or by texting keyword VTIPS to 274637 (CRIMES) 

 

Trooper Lauren Ronan

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Rd, Shaftsbury VT 05262

Fax (802)442-3263

Phone (802)442-5421

 

St. Johnsbury Barracks/ DUI

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A402638

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Thompson                          

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 05-22-17 / 2029 Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Brown Rd., Vershire

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Kristophere Perkins                                               

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Thetford, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 05-22-17, at approximately 2029 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle off the road in Vershire. Upon arrival Troopers spoke with the driver, Perkins, who said that the throttle on his 1997 Ford Truck had stuck. Tire marks in the roadway indicated a vehicle had spun its tires prior to the point of impact. Perkins said that the stuck throttle caused his vehicle to go off the road. During the investigation Perkins showed signs of impairment and was arrest for suspicion of DUI. He was later released on a citation to appear.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 06-07-17 / 0800 AM          

COURT: Orange

LODGED - LOCATION: N    

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: Y

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

St. Albans Barracks // Disorderly Conduct - Negligent Operation

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A202376

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Nicholas Olson                           

STATION: St. Albans Barracks        

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 05/22/17 – 1844 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Route 104, Fairfax, VT

VIOLATION: Disorderly Conduct and Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Mason Farrell                                             

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fairfax, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On May 22nd, 2017 at approximately 1844 hours the Vermont State Police received a report of a road rage incident on Route 104 in Fairfax.  The subsequent investigation revealed that Mason Farrell, age 19 of Fairfax, committed the crimes of Disorderly Conduct and Negligent Operation.  Farrell was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Albans Barracks for processing.  At the conclusion of which Farrell was released on citation to appear in Franklin County Superior Court Criminal Division on 06/19/17 at 1300 hours to answer to the aforementioned charges.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 06/19/17 – 1300 hours            

COURT: St. Albans

MUG SHOT: Image included

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Trooper Nicholas Olson

Vermont State Police – St. Albans

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

(802) 524-5993

E-mail: Nicholas.Olson@vermont.gov

 

ST. ALBANS BARRACKS / MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A202372                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Kirsten Skelly

STATION: VSP St. Albans Barracks                             

CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: May 22, 2017 at approximately 1613 hours

STREET: St. Armand Road

TOWN: Highgate

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Rollo Road

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Raining

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Mary Gagne

AGE: 65  

SEAT BELT? No

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Rav

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: The vehicle sustained substantial damage

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: The Northwest Medical Center

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On May 22, 2017 at approximately 1613 hours the Vermont State Police and the AM Care Ambulance Services responded to a single motor vehicle crash on St. Armand Road, near Rollo Road, in Highgate, Vermont. Investigation revealed that the operator, Mary Gagne, 65, of Highgate, VT, drove her 2017 Toyota Rav through the front porch of her residence. Investigation suggests that Gagne did not utilize her vehicles brakes as she pulled into the driveway of her residence. Gagne sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Northwest Medical Center. Her vehicle sustained substantial damage and its air bags deployed.

 

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______N/A________ T23 VSA ___N/A____

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: N

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

Trooper Kirsten Skelly

Vermont State Police – St. Albans

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

Phone: (802) 524-5993

Fax: F: (802)-527-1150

E-mail: Kirsten.Skelly@vermont.gov

 

Derby Barracks / DUI #2, DLS

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A501969

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Daniel Lynch                             

STATION: Derby                   

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 5/22/16, 1820 hrs

INCIDENT LOCATION: Rte 105 at Perrault Ln in Newport Center

VIOLATION: DUI #2, DLS

 

ACCUSED: Walter Stanton                                              

AGE: 54

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Charleston, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 5/22/17 at approximately 1820 hours, VSP-Derby Troopers on patrol in Newport Center stopped a vehicle for multiple traffic violations on Route 105.  Indicators of impairment were detected from the operator, identified as Walter Stanton.  Stanton also informed the trooper he did not have a valid license, and was found by DMV record check not to have an adult operator’s license on file, as well as to be criminally suspended for multiple items.

 

Subsequent investigation, including sobriety exercises, indicated Stanton had been operating while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.  A PBT was not obtained.  Stanton was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and Criminal-DLS, processed at the VSP-Derby Barracks, and released to a sober adult with a citation to appear in court.

 

Stanton’s vehicle was also found to be unregistered, uninsured, uninspected, and bearing registration plates not assigned to the vehicle.  The registration plates were seized and the vehicle was towed from the scene, and civil action is pending for the traffic violations.

 

Troopers were assisted by the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 6/6/17, 0830           

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: NA

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time

May 22, 2017

Derby Barracks / Larceny & DLS-C

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#:17A501854

TROOPER: Steven Fauteux                                                          

STATION:  Derby                   

CONTACT#: 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 5/15/17 / 0730 hours

LOCATION: Glover's Family Market, 4167 RT 105, Newport Ctr

VIOLATION: Petit Larceny & DLS-C

 

ACCUSED: Christina Larrow                                                                                         

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N. Troy

 

VICTIM: Glover's Family Market

AGE:n/a

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport Ctr, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 5/15/17, VSP responded to a petit larceny call at Glover's Family Market, Newport Ctr, VT.  After further investigation, Christina Larrow, 39, of N. Troy was charged with petit larceny for stealing two cans of beer and driving with a criminally suspended license. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 7/11/17                   

COURT: Orleans

LODGED – LOCATION: n/a           

BAIL: n/a

MUG SHOT: N



Trooper Steven Fauteux

Vermont State Police

Derby Barracks

802-334-8881

35 Crawford Rd.

Derby, VT 05829

Derby Barracks/COR Violation

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

INCIDENT:

 

CASE #: 17A501905                                                         

 

TROOPER: Abigail Drew                 STATION: Derby                                   CONTACT#: 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 5/18/17

 

LOCATION (specific) Railroad St, Island Pond VT                                                                                                                

 

VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions of Release

 

ACCUSED: Travis Pelletier                                                             AGE: 27

 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Island Pond, VT

 

VICTIM: (Vermont State Police do not release the names of victims of domestic violence)

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

               

                On 5/18/2017, at approximately 2021hours, Vermont State Police responded to Railroad Street in the town of Island Pond to assist an officer who was requesting assistance with Travis Pelletier. Upon arrival of Troopers the situation had calmed down. During the course of another investigation later in the evening involving Pelletier, it was determined he had previously violated curfew on his current conditions of release. Pelletier was issued a citation to appear in Essex County Court.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

CITE DATE: 6/20/2017    

Court: Essex County District Court

Finger Prints: N

Mug Shot: N

 

 

 

Trooper Abigail Drew & K9 Ranger

Vermont State Police

Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, VT 05829

802-334-8881

 

Royalton Barracks/Sobriety Checkpoints

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

Sobriety Checkpoint

 

TROOPER: Sergeant Daniel Hall                                     

STATION:    VSP Royalton            

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

The Vermont State Police along with local and county law enforcement will be participating in safety and sobriety checkpoints in Windsor County during the Memorial Day Holiday weekend. This will be done in an effort to monitor the flow of traffic along Vermont’s highways in the interest of detecting and arresting persons under the influence of alcohol or any drug that has impaired their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

 

 

Vermont State Police/Domestic Assault and Cruelty to a Child/05-22-2017/City of Rutland

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

  

CASE #:  17B402710

TROOPER:  Detective Andrew N Todd                                              

STATION:  Rutland Unit for Special Investigations (RUSI)

CONTACT #:  802.747.0200 EXT 206

 

DATE/TIME:  May 22, 2017

LOCATION:  Rutland, VT

VIOLATION:  Domestic Assault and Cruelty to a Child.

 

ACCUSED:  Mark Robertson, Jr.

AGE:  30

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Rutland, VT

 

VICTIM:  N/A 

AGE:  Under 10 years of age.   

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  N/A

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On May 22, 2017, the Vermont State Police were notified by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) that a child under 10 years of age was physically injured by Robertson.    

Through the investigation it was learned Robertson used a liter to ignite a piece of plastic and threw it on the child's knee causing a minor injury.  Robertson was arrested and lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility.        

The Rutland Unit for Special Investigations (RUSI) is a multi-disciplinary team that investigates, prosecutes, and serves victims of sex crimes and child victims of severe physical abuse throughout Rutland County. 

 

COURT ACTION:  Yes

COURT DATE:  05/23/2017               

COURT:  Rutland Superior Court 

LODGED/LOCATION:  Marble Valley Correctional Facility  

BAIL:  $10,000

MUG SHOT:  Attached