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November 30, 2016

Press Release: 16C203967

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16C203967

TROOPER: Gurwicz                       

STATION: New Haven Barracks                    

CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: 11/28/2016 15:57 hours

LOCATION: Watershed Trail Parking (4783 Plank Road), New Haven, VT

VIOLATION: Larceny from a Motor Vehicle

 

VICTIM: Heike Jonasshon

AGE: 59

VICTIM: James Cross

AGE: 57

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On November 28, 2016 at approximately 15:57 hours the Vermont State Police Responded to the Watershed trail head parking lot on Plank road in the Town of New Haven for a report of stolen items from a motor vehicle.

 

Investigation revealed that the two motor vehicles at the parking area had broken windows and item missing from them. The State Police made contact with one of the vehicle owners, Jonasshon, who advised that she came back to her vehicle to find a rear window smashed. Jonasshon advised that she had found a cell phone inside her vehicle that did not belong to her. Jonasshon advised that a male subject arrived at the scene.  Jonasshon advised the male subject grabbed onto her and retrieved the cellphone from her pocket and fled the scene. The male subject was described as a white male possibly in his late 30’s , 5’9”, approximately 160 lbs, , wearing a black knit beanie, beige Carhart pants, and a dark jacket.

 

The male subject was last seen driving a red what is believed to be a Chevrolet S10 pickup with unknown Vermont plate number travelling west bound on Plank Road in the Town of New Haven.  Investigation revealed that there was no assault that took place when the male retrieved the cell phone.

 

The Vermont State Police are currently investigating this and other car break ins throughout Addison County. 

 

The Vermont State Police want to remind hikers parking in secluded areas and trail parking lots to please avoid leaving any property in plain view from outside of the vehicle on seats or floor areas. 

 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact of the Vermont State Police at 802-388-4919. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.

 

 

 

COURT ACTION: N

COURT DATE: N/A   

COURT: N/A

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

PBT: NOT APPLICABLE

 

 

 

*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 Joshua Gurwicz

New Haven Barracks

C Troop

E-Mail: Joshua.Gurwicz@vermont.gov