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July 30, 2016

Possession of Heroin 7/30/2016

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16D000697

TROOPER: Zachary Gauthier                                                       

STATION: VSP- Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 7/30/2016 @ 0229 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91 North; mile marker 38

VIOLATION: Possession of Heroin

 

ACCUSED: Daniel R. Gautreau                                                                                   

AGE: 43

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Woodsville, New Hampshire

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

                On 7/30/2016, at approximately 0229 hours, Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 91 north; miler marker 37. During the investigation Troopers discovered that the operator of the vehicle, Daniel Gautreau, was in possession of heroin. Gautreau was arrested for possession of heroin and transported to the Westminster State Police Barracks for processing. Gautreau was issued a citation to appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date for the above charges. Gautreau was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of bail.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 8/1/2016                 

COURT: Windham

LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility            

BAIL: $2,500

MUG SHOT: Y

July 29, 2016

16D000385/Robbery/Jamaica, VT

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16D000385

TROOPER:  Trenosky                                      

STATION:   VSP                  

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 07-17-16

LOCATION: Route 30/ 100 Jamaica VT

VIOLATION: Assault & Robbery

 

ACCUSED:           Jacob M. Matyas                                                                             

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Windham VT

 

Accused: William R. George

Age: 30

City: Townshend

 

VICTIM: Ryan Magoon, Londonderry VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 07-17-16 at approximately 1900 hours, the Vermont State Police was contacted by a resident of Londonderry because he alleged that two acquaintances of his had assaulted and robbed him in the Town of Wardsboro.  An investigation began and as a result William R. George and Jacob Matyas were arrested.  George and Matyas deny the charges against them and are being held at Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of bail.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE:     08-01-16              

COURT: Windham

LODGED - LOCATION:     Lodged SSCF

BAIL: 5000 (George) 2500 (Matyas)

MUG SHOT: Yes Sam26: George

Thefts Bartlett Falls, Bristol Vermont.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16C202425, 16C202427, 16C202429

TROOPER: Gurwicz                                         

STATION: VSP New Haven                     

CONTACT#: 802 388 4919

 

DATE/TIME: 15:00-18:00 hours.

LOCATION: Bartlett Falls, Bristol Vermont.

VIOLATION: Larceny from a Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Mischief.

 

ACCUSED: Unknown at this time.                                                                            

 

VICTIM: Hannah Mueller

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Baltimore, Maryland

 

Victim: Laura Carotenuto

Age: 47

City, State of Residence: Hinesburg, Vermont.

 

Victim: Jeannie Cash

Age: 34

City, State of Residence: Bristol, Vermont.

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Vermont State Police are currently investigating several

thefts, which occurred at Bartlett Falls in Bristol on July 28, 2016 between the

hours of 3 PM and 6 PM.  Several motor vehicles were broken into with items

stolen to include, purses, wallets, credit cards, cash, keys, cell phones, and

check books.  Anyone with information regarding these incidents is encouraged to

contact the Vermont State Police, New Haven Barracks at 802 388 4919.

 

 

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16A203758

TROOPER: Hunt                                               

STATION: St. Albans                    

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 07-29-16 / 1813 Hours

LOCATION: Interstate 89 (northbound) mile marker 109, Georgia, VT

VIOLATION: Careless & Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Trevor Spedden                                                                                         

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans, VT

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 07-29-16, at approximately 1813 hours, State Police initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle on Interstate 89 (northbound), near mile marker 109, Georgia for travelling 120 MPH in a posted 65 MPH zone. The operator, Trevor Spedden was issued a citation to appear in the Franklin County Court on 08-29-16 for Careless & Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE:  08-29-16                

COURT: Franklin

LODGED – LOCATION:   

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: Yes

 

VSP Derby/MV Crash/DUI Arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                                                                  

CASE#: 16B202798

 

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

 

DATE/TIME: 7/27/2016 at 1758 hours

 

LOCATION (specific): Vermont Route 16, Glover, VT

 

VEHICLE #1 OPERATOR: Sean Welton                      AGE:  28      SEAT BELT? Y

 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barton, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2000 Dodge Truck

 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Tailgate, windshield & side mirrors

 

VEHICLE #1 PASSENGER: N/A                     AGE:      SEAT BELT?

 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

N/A

 

No injuries reported

 

HOSPITAL: N/A

WEATHER: Day light & clear

ROAD COND: Dry

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

                On 7/27/2016, at approximately 1758 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a one vehicle crash on Vermont Route 16 in the town of Glover, VT. Upon arrival the operator was outside of the vehicle speaking with Glover Ambulance Staff. The operator identified himself as Sean Welton verbally. Welton advised he was traveling on Route 16 on his way home to Barton from Montpelier. Welton advised his phone rang and he picked it up too look at it and that is when he went off the road. Welton advised he tried correcting it but lost control. The vehicle came to a final resting place off the south side of the roadway resting on the passenger side of the vehicle. Welton advised he had been consumed 2 Bud Light Lime-A-Rita’s while driving. While speaking with Welton the odor of intoxicants was detected. Welton preformed Standard Field Sobriety Exercises and provided a preliminary breath test (PBT) of 0.105%. Welton was subsequently placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and transported to the Derby State Police Barracks for processing.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

CITE DATE: 8/16/2015                    

Court: Orleans County District Court

Finger Prints: Y

Mug Shot: Y

 

 

 

Trooper Abigail Drew & K9 Ranger

Vermont State Police

Troop B Derby

35 Crawford Road

Derby, VT 05829

802-334-8881

 

STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE / TRAFFIC CRASH / TOWN OF STARKSBORO / 16C202424

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

      

CASE#: 16C202424

TROOPER: CORPORAL BUSBY                        

STATION: NEW HAVEN                     

CONTACT#: 388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: 7/28/16 / 1630

LOCATION: SHAKER HILL ROAD, STARKSBORO, VT

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Joseph Kill

AGE: 26     

SEAT BELT? YES

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Braintree VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2001 Honda CRV

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Damage to the front end and undercarriage

 

NO INJURIES

WEATHER: Rain

ROAD COND: Wet and Muddy

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: State Police investigation revealed that Kill was driving west on Shaker Hill Road at approximately 30MPH. Kill was distracted by his cell phone and drove off of the road. Kill’s vehicle traveled down an embankment and collided with several trees. State Police issued Kill a traffic ticket for operating a motor vehicle on a public highway while using a hand held electronic device.


Press Release/Vermont State Police-Middlesex/16A302926/Grand Larceny/Calais/July 14th 2016

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE 

 

CASE#: 16A302926

TROOPER: Trooper Logan Potskowski                                                      

STATION: Middlesex                     

CONTACT#: (802) 229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 7/14/2016 ; 0831 hours

LOCATION: Going Road, Calais, VT

VIOLATION: Grand Larceny

 

ACCUSED:  Nicolelus Sanborn

AGE: 22

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barre, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On the above date and time, Vermont State Police responded to report of theft at a residence on Going Road, Calais, VT . Investigation revealed that 22 year old Nicolelus Sanborn, of Barre stole various items from the residence without having permission to do so. On 7/29/2016 Sanborn was subsequently arrested and the stolen property recovered. Sanborn is scheduled to appear in Washington County Superior Court-Criminal Division on September 15th, 2016 to answer to the charge of Grand Larceny.

 

 

Trooper Logan Potskowski

Vermont State Police-Middlesex

1080 US Rt 2

Middlesex, VT 05602

Ph:802-229-9191

Fax:802-229-2648

Email: logan.potskowski@vermont.gov

 

Press Release 16B102667 DUI

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B102667

TROOPER: Rancourt                                       

STATION: St. Johnsbury            

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 7/29/2016 0019 hours

LOCATION: Burke Hollow Rd, Burke, VT

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Kenrick Utley                                                                                              

AGE: 38

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: W. Burke, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the above date and time the Vermont State Police responded for a single vehicle crash on Burke Hollow Rd. in the Town of Burke. Investigation revealed the operator, Kenrick Utley (38) of W. Burke, VT, was under the influence of intoxicants at the time of operation. Utley was taken into custody and transported to the St. Johnsbury Barracks for processing. He was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Court at a later date. Utley was unable to provide a preliminary sample of his breath roadside.

 

COURT ACTION: (X)Y N

COURT DATE: 8/15/2016                              

COURT: Caledonia

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: (X)Y N

 

Trooper Tylor Rancourt

Vermont State Police

1068 US Route 5

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

802-748-3111  X4325

 

Press Release 16B102666 LSA

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B102666

TROOPER: Rancourt                                       

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 7/28/2016 2302 hours

LOCATION: MT. Pisgah Rd, St. Johnsbury, VT

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: UNKNOWN

AGE: UNKNOWN    

SEAT BELT? Y N (N/A)

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: Gray 2000 Nissan Altima

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Heavy front end damage

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: UNKNOWN                                               

AGE: UNKNOWN

SEAT BELT? Y N (N/A)

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: UNKNOWN

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Rear End Damage

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the above date and time the Vermont State Police responded for a report of a abandoned vehicle on Mt. Pisgah Rd. in the Town of St. Johnsbury. On arrival, Troopers found the vehicle, a gray 2000 Nissan Altima, with heavy front end damage and missing registration plates. Investigation revealed the vehicle was involved in a collision, likely with another vehicle, at the intersection of Mt. Pisgah Rd. and New Boston Rd. Please contact Trooper Rancourt of the St. Johnsbury Barracks with any information in this case.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y N (N/A)

COURT DATE: N/A                          

COURT: N/A

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y N (N/A)

 

Trooper Tylor Rancourt

Vermont State Police

St. Johnsbury Barracks

1068 US Route 5; Suite 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

(802) 748-3111

tylor.rancourt@vermont.gov

Press Release/ VT State Police/ Crash/ 16B301144

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16B301144

TROOPER: J. Lewis                                                          

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 6/8/16 1922 hours

LOCATION: Sawnee Bean Road, Thetford

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Mark Beisner

AGE: 21     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Garden City, NY

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2004 Buick Ranier

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Total Damage

 

INJURIES

V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY

None Reported

               

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD COND: Good

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On June 8th 2016 at approximately 1922 hours Troopers with the

VT State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Sawnee Bean Road in

Thetford. Troopers investigation revealed that Mark Beisner was traveling east

on Sawnee Bean Road when he lost control of his vehicle while traveling around a

sweeping corner. Beisner's vehicle traveled off the roadway before returning to

the roadway and overturning causing total damage to the vehicle. Speed is

believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.

 

COURT ACTION: N

July 28, 2016

PRESS RELEASE/MV CRASH/16A203737

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

               

CASE#: 16A203737

TROOPER: Farmer                                                           

STATION: St. Albans                  

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 7.28.16 @ 1717 hours

LOCATION: Route 36 in Fairfield Center

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Unknown

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: Gold/ Tan late 1980s - early 1990's Ford f150

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Heavy rear end damage, missing spare tire

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Nathan Remillard                                                   

AGE: 27

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cambridge, VT

 

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2016 White Kia Forte

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Heavy front end damage

 

INJURIES

V # 2 / NAME Remillard, Nathan / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE Cambridge, VT/ AGE  27/ SEAT BELT? Y / NATURE OF INJURY Transported to Northwest Medical Center; unknown injuries at this time; does not appear life threatening

 

HOSPITAL: NWMC          

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD COND: Slight downhill

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 7.28.16 at approximately 1717 hours Vermont State Police Responded to a motor vehicle crash involving 2 vehicles. It was relayed that one of the vehicles left the scene.

 

Investigation has revealed that the vehicle that left the scene was a gold or tan late 1980s- early 1990's Ford truck possibly a F150 with a Vermont Registration plate. The body style was the older box looking style. The rear of the truck has heavy damage. The spare tire was left at the scene and the tailgate is heavily damaged. Also there were several Budweiser cans scattered about the scene. The truck continued eastbound on Route 36.

 

The other vehicle, 2016 White Kia Forte, involved was driven by Nathan Remillard, 27 of Cambridge, VT. Remillard was transported to Northwest Medical Center for unknown injuries. There were no other occupants in this vehicle.

 

The truck pulled out of the Fairfield Market in front of Remillard causing the crash. The investigation is still currently ongoing.

 

If anyone has any information regarding the crash or the identity of the truck that fled the scene, Please call the Vermont State Police at 524-5993.

 

Press Release, Cambridge

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16A103798

TROOPER: McGowan                                    

STATION: VSP, Williston                     

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 7/28/2016 - Approximately 1341 hrs

LOCATION: West Hill Rd., Smugglers Notch Resort, Cambridge

VIOLATION: Negligent Operation, Disorderly Conduct

 

ACCUSED: Kyle Kizer                                                                      

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Stowe, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 7/28/2016  at approximately 1341 hrs Vermont State Police responded to a report of a vehicle off the road on West Hill Rd. in the town of Cambridge.  It was determined Kyle Kizer had been operating the vehicle in a negligent manner. 

 

Kizer was placed under arrest for Negligent Operation and transported to the State Police barracks in Williston for processing.   During transport he became disorderly.  

 

Kizer was processed at the State Police barracks in Williston for the offenses of Negligent Operation and Disorderly Conduct.   He is scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court on 9/27/16 and 9/28/16. 

 

The initial crash is still under investigation.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE:     9/27/16, Chittenden Superior Court, Disorderly Conduct

                                9/28/16, Lamoille Superior Court, Negligent Operation      

 

LODGED - LOCATION:     n/a

BAIL: n/a

MUG SHOT: N

 

 

Sergeant William Warner

Vermont State Police

2777 St. George Rd.

Williston, VT 05495

802-878-7111 ph.

802-878-2742 fax

 

Press Release/Crash/16D302921/ Rochester

STATE OF VERMONT

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

                                                                             

CASE#: 16D302921

 

TROOPER: Sam Wood                              STATION: Royalton     

 

CONTACT#: 802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 07/28/2016 5:14 PM

 

LOCATION (specific): Brandon Mountain Rd, Rochester

 

VEHICLE #1 OPERATOR: Michael Goodwin

AGE: 38 

SEAT BELT: Yes

 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE:  2006 Dodge van color red

 

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE:  passenger side contact damage

 

Injuries: none

 

WEATHER: clear

 

ROAD COND:  dry pavement

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 07/28/2016 at approximately 5:14 PM, Michael Goodwin was headed west on Brandon Mountain Rd in Rochester.  A deer entered the roadway from the south side of the road, Goodwin swerved to avoid the deer, causing Goodwin to lose control of his vehicle.  Goodwin left the north side of the roadway and the vehicle tipped onto its passenger side.  Goodwin was not injured in the crash and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

Derby DUI

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B202781

TROOPER: Daniel Lynch                                                

STATION: Derby                 

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07/26/2016 at 2008 hours

LOCATION: Cottage St., Orleans, VT

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Michele Bonin                                                                            

AGE: 46

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orleans, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 07/26/2016 at approximately 2045 hours, Troopers

responded to a citizen dispute on School St. and Cottage St. in the town of Orleans.  Investigation

revealed that during the incident, Michele Bonin of Orleans, VT had operated a motor

vehicle on a public highway under the influence of intoxicating liquor to and

from another residence.  A preliminary breath test indicated a BAC of 0.154.

She was arrested for suspicion of DUI and transported to

the VSP Derby Barracks, where she was cited and released.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Cited

COURT DATE: 08/09/2016            

COURT: Orleans

MUG SHOT: Y

 

Derby Conditions

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B202777

TROOPER: Daniel Lynch                                                

STATION: Derby                 

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07/26/2016 at 2008 hours

LOCATION: Cottage St., Orleans, VT

VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions of Release

 

ACCUSED: Roberto Seals                                                             

AGE: 42

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orleans, VT

 

VICTIM:  VSP does not release the names of victims of domestic violence.

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 07/26/2016 at approximately 2045 hours, Troopers

responded to a citizen dispute on School St. and Cottage St. in the town of Orleans.  Investigation

revealed that during the incident, Roberto Seals of Orleans, VT did cause to be harassed a

female victim in violation of his court ordered conditions of release, and who he is accused of previously

assaulting in a separate incident.  Seals was placed under arrest and transported to the VSP Derby barracks where

he was booked and transported to the Northern State Correctional Facility.  He is held for lack of $1,500.00 bail.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Lodged

COURT DATE: 07/27/2016            

COURT: Orleans

MUG SHOT: N

 

 

Road Closed

On behalf of Vt State Police in Westminster VT

Tpr Sorenson
802-722-4600


Vt Rt 103  and Vt Rt 11  Chester Vt is closed in both directions.  Due to power lines and poles down.  Unknown length of duration at this time, will advise when the road is back open.  North bound traffic is being re routed to Sylvan Rd in Chester.

Press Release-Grand Larceny- W. Danville

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16B102650
TROOPER: David Upson                                
STATION: St. Johnsbury                     
CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

DATE/TIME:07/28/2016
LOCATION: Joe's Pond, West Danville, VT
VIOLATION: Grand Larceny

ACCUSED: Unknown                                                                                     

VICTIM: Bob and Brenda Sambel

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Vermont State Police are investigating a theft of food
items taken from the Sambel's Concession and Catering Truck located near the
Joe's Pond Beach in West Danville. The theft occurred between 9 PM on 07/27/16
and 5 AM on 07/28/16. Anyone with any information or that may have seen any
suspicious vehicles and/or people in the area between those times are asked to
contact the Vermont State Police in St. Johnsbury at 802-748-3111. 

Press Release / Vermont State Police / Found Property / 16B102635

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B102635

TROOPER: Thompson                                    

STATION: St. Johnsbury                   

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 07-27-16 / 1302 Hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91 North, Mile Marker 111

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 07-27-16, at approximately 1302 hours, Vermont State Police in St. Johnsbury located a small food cooler containing several personal items on the side of Interstate 91 North at mile marker 111, Ryegate, VT. Anyone with information regarding the ownership of those items is asked to contact Trooper Thompson at 802-222-4680.

STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE / BAD CHECKS / TOWN OF LEICESTER / 16C202344

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE    

 

CASE#: 16C202334

TROOPER: CPL. Busby                      

STATION: New Haven                     

CONTACT#: 388-4919

DATE/TIME: 6/19 & 6/21 2016 / 1330 hours

LOCATION: Champlain Beverage, US 7, Town of Leicester

VIOLATION: Bad Checks

 

ACCUSED: Jennifer Lawson                                   

AGE: 44

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Middlebury, VT

 

VICTIM: Mark Rivait

AGE: 54

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vergennes, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: State Police investigation revealed that the accused had written 2 checks on a closed account to cover the cost of items purchased at the Champlain Beverage store located in the Town of Leicester. The accused was arrested and booked at the New Haven station. The accused was released on a citation to appear in Addison County Court. State Police also received information from the Bristol and Middlebury Police Departments that the accused has committed similar crimes in their Towns.

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE: 8/15/16    

COURT: Addison

MUG SHOT: YES



Updated Press Release- Residential Explosion

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#:                  16D000609
TROOPER:           Detective Sergeant Tyson Kinney- Bureau of Criminal Investigation                         
STATION:            Westminster Barracks   
CONTACT#:        1-802-722-4600
DATE/TIME:        July 27, 2016
LOCATION:         33 Great Blue Heron Drive, Guilford, Vermont 05301
VIOLATION:        Explosion            
VICTIM:                Richard Holden
AGE:                      64
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Guilford, Vermont

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On July 27, 2016 at approximately 0706 hours, Vermont State Police-Westminster Barracks received a Emergency 911 call advising of a house explosion at 33 Great Blue Heron Drive, in the Town of Guilford, Vermont. The Vermont State Police and the Guilford Fire Department were immediately dispatched.
Upon arrival, it was discovered the residence has completely exploded and the homeowner was entrapped inside the basement. Emergency crews were able to extricate the homeowner within an hour and he was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives from the Vermont State Police- Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Arson Unit and Explosives Ordinance Team, and State of Vermont Division of Fire Safety are currently investigating to determine the cause and origin of the explosion.

Members from the Guilford Fire Department, Brattleboro Fire Department, Keene- New Hampshire Fire Department, Rescue Inc., State of Vermont Urban Search and Rescue Team, Green Mountain Power, and Guilford Town Highway Department all responded to the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Tyson Kinney of the Vermont State Police- Westminster Barracks at 802-722-4670.

UPDATE--- After a preliminary investigation, it appears the explosion may have been caused due to a ruptured propane gas line within the basement of the residence. At this time, it is unknown what caused the line to rupture or what ignited the leaked propane vapor. This investigation is on-going and Detectives are still examining evidence and information collected at the scene. The homeowner remains hospitalized at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Tyson Kinney of the Vermont State Police-Westminster Barracks at 802-722-4670.

See attached photograph of residence.

From: Kinney, Tyson
Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:13 PM
To: DPS - mediasouth <mediasouth@listserv.dps.state.vt.us>
Subject: Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#:                  16D000609
TROOPER:           Detective Sergeant Tyson Kinney- Bureau of Criminal Investigation                         
STATION:            Westminster Barracks   
CONTACT#:        1-802-722-4600
DATE/TIME:        July 27, 2016
LOCATION:         33 Great Blue Heron Drive, Guilford, Vermont 05301
VIOLATION:        Explosion            
VICTIM:                Richard Holden
AGE:                      64
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Guilford, Vermont

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On July 27, 2016 at approximately 0706 hours, Vermont State Police-Westminster Barracks received a Emergency 911 call advising of a house explosion at 33 Great Blue Heron Drive, in the Town of Guilford, Vermont. The Vermont State Police and the Guilford Fire Department were immediately dispatched.

Upon arrival, it was discovered the residence has completely exploded and the homeowner was entrapped inside the basement. Emergency crews were able to extricate the homeowner within an hour and he was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives from the Vermont State Police- Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Arson Unit and Explosives Ordinance Team, and State of Vermont Division of Fire Safety are currently investigating to determine the cause and origin of the explosion.

Members from the Guilford Fire Department, Brattleboro Fire Department, Keene- New Hampshire Fire Department, Rescue Inc., State of Vermont Urban Search and Rescue Team, Green Mountain Power, and Guilford Town Highway Department all responded to the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Tyson Kinney of the Vermont State Police- Westminster Barracks at 802-722-4670.

COURT ACTION:  N/A
COURT DATE: N/A          
COURT: N/A
LODGED – LOCATION:    N/A
BAIL:  N/A
MUG SHOT:  N/A


Press Release / VSP-Rutland / Arrest: Criminally suspended license / July 28, 2016 / Rutland, VT / 16C104040

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 16C104040

TROOPER: Stephenson                                                                       

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: July 27, 2016 at approximately 0017 hours

LOCATION: West Street; Rutland City

VIOLATION: Operation after suspension (Criminal DLS) / Title 23 VSA 674

 

ACCUSED: Nicholas T. Seck

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On July 27, 2016 at approximately 0017 hours, members of the Vermont State Police were engaged in traffic enforcement in an effort to detect and deter impaired drivers. Troopers stopped a motorcycle on West Street in Rutland City for a speeding violation. The operator was identified as Nicholas T. Seck. He was found to have a criminally suspended driver’s license due to a prior DUI related conviction. Seck was taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland Town. He was processed and issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on September 12, 2016 at 0830 hours to answer to the charge of Operating after suspension. Due to his status of being under the supervision of the Vermont Department of Corrections, Seck was later transferred to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: September 12, 2016; 0830 hours

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED: Yes

BAIL: (N/A) –Field Supervision Unit detainee

MUG SHOT: Included