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January 23, 2019

St. Johnsbury Barracks/Criminal DLS

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A400457

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Nicholas Cianci                             

STATION:   VSP - St. Johnsbury                  

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 1/23/2019 @ 1512 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: I-91 South, mile marker 97

VIOLATION: Criminal Driver's License Suspended (T. 23 VSA 674)

 

ACCUSED: Brittany Wakefield                                            

AGE: 21

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bradford, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

              On 1/23/2019 at 1512 hours, Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury conducted

a motor vehicle stop on I-91 South at mile marker 97 for a motor vehicle

violation. Investigation found the operator, Brittany Wakefield, 21 of Bradford,

was required to have an ignition interlock device and did not have one in her

vehicle. Wakefield was subsequently taken into custody for criminal driver's

license suspended. Wakefield was released on a citation to appear in Orange County Court on 3/6/2019.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 3/6/2019 @ 0800 hours           

COURT: Orange

LODGED - LOCATION: No

BAIL: No

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 Nicholas J. Cianci

Vermont State Police – St. Johnsbury

Phone: 802-748-3111

Email: Nicholas.cianci@vermont.gov

 

Westminster Barracks/MV CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 19B100399
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jeff Hudon
STATION: Westminster
CONTACT#: (802)722-4600

DATE/TIME: January 23, 2019, at approximately 6:40 A.M.
STREET: Route 100
TOWN: Whitingham
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Dam Road
WEATHER: clear
ROAD CONDITIONS: partially slush/ice covered

VEHICLE #1 
OPERATOR: Daniel Alaggio
AGE: 22     
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Readsboro, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005
VEHICLE MAKE: Ford
VEHICLE MODEL: Escape
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: severe front end
INJURIES: ankle and facial
HOSPITAL: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: James Marchi
AGE: 69     
SEAT BELT? No
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hampton, NH

VEHICLE YEAR: 2011
VEHICLE MAKE: BMW
VEHICLE MODEL: X3
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: severe front end
INJURIES: broken pelvis and head injury
HOSPITAL: Baystate Medical Center

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On January 23, 2019, at approximately 6:40 A.M. members of the Vermont State, Westminster Barracks responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 100 near the intersection of Dam Road in the town of Whitingham. Both vehicles sustained severe front-end damage as a result of the crash. Both operators were transported to hospitals for treatment. Neither operator received injuries believed to be life threatening. Route 100 was closed while Troopers investigated. Members of the Whitingham and Wilmington Fire Departments and of the North Adams Ambulance Service and Deerfield Valley Rescue assisted at the scene. The investigation into this crash is ongoing. Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to contact the Westminster Barracks at (802)722-4600.  Information can also be provided on the Vermont State Police website.

*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 Jeff Hudon
Vermont State Police
Westminster Barracks, Troop B
Mailing: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd
                Putney, VT. 05346
PH: (802)722-4600
Fax:(802)722-4691

Update; Derby Barracks/Assault Investigation

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

              

CASE#:                 19A500003

TROOPER:           Darren Annis                                   

STATION:            Derby               

CONTACT#:        802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME:        01/01/19

LOCATION:          VT 105 Bloomfield, VT

VIOLATION:         Assault Investigation

 

 

VICTIM:               Dominic Gilbert

AGE:                     34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colebrook, NH

 

ACCUSED:           Garrite Belanger

AGE:                     27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  North Stratford, NH

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

Update – Garrite Belanger was issued a citation to appear in Essex County Criminal Court for Aggravated Assault.

 

On 01/01/19 the Vermont State Police were notified of a possible assault that may have occurred in Vermont.   The victim was transported to Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, New Hampshire by personally owned vehicle for extensive injuries to his face.  He was later transported via ambulance to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire.  

 

The Vermont State Police along with the New Hampshire State Police and Colebrook New Hampshire Police responded to the report and learned that the incident had occurred at a large New Year’s Eve social gathering located on VT 105 in Bloomfield, Vermont. 

 

The Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations was contacted to continue the investigation with the assistance of the New Hampshire State Police and Colebrook Police.  The investigation is ongoing and numerous persons of interest and a suspect have been identified. 

 

This is an isolated incident and there is no public safety concern at his time.

 

If anyone has any information regarding this incident please contact the Vermont State Police in Derby.

 

 

COURT ACTION:  YES

COURT DATE:     02/19/19            

COURT:                Essex

LODGED – LOCATION:    N/A

BAIL:  N/A

MUG SHOT: No

 

Rutland Barracks / Crash

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19B400323                                                        

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Zachariah Shaughnessy

STATION: Rutland                                           

CONTACT#: 802.773.9101

 

DATE/TIME: 01/22/19 1448 hours

STREET: VT RT 22A

TOWN: Benson

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: N/A

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Sunny             

ROAD CONDITIONS: Icy                

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Lynnette M Gorman

AGE:  65               

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fair Haven, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR:  2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet                           

VEHICLE MODEL: Equinox            

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Rear driver side damage around wheel, to include dislocation of wheel and rim.

INJURIES: Pain in chest, neck, and back.

HOSPITAL: Rutland Regional Medical Center

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Jan A Kline

AGE:  63

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shelburne, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2014

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Rav4

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Damage to the front of the vehicle.

INJURIES:  Back pain

HOSPITAL: Middlebury

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On January 22nd, 2019 at approximately 1448 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks responded to a two-vehicle crash on VT RT 22A in the Town of Benson. Investigation revealed Lynnette Gorman, age 65, of Fair Haven, VT, was traveling southbound on VT Route 22A when she lost control of her vehicle on the icy road and spun into the northbound lane of travel. Gorman’s 2016 Chevy Equinox collided with Jan Kline, age 63, of Shelburne, VT who was operating a 2014 Toyota Rav4.  As a result of the crash Gorman’s vehicle sustained rear driver side damage and Kline’s vehicle sustained major front-end damage. Both operators were found to be wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and both were transported to nearby hospitals for treatment to their non-life threatening injuries.

 

Derby barracks / shoplifting

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

             

CASE#: 19a500235

TROOPER: Sgt. Andrew Jensen                                             

STATION:  Derby                    

CONTACT#: 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 1/18/19 @ 1105 hrs

LOCATION: Kinney Drugs/Derby, VT

VIOLATION: Shoplifting

 

ACCUSED: Samantha Tice                                                                     

AGE: 43

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Holland, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 1/18/19, Derby based state police were called to Kinney Drugs for a report of shoplifting.  Upon speaking with the store manager and observing video surveillance footage, it was determined Samantha Tice left the store without paying for approximately $35 worth of items to include a hat and a coat hook.  Tice was issued a citation to appear in Orleans District Court on 2/26/19. 

 

COURT ACTION: Y 

COURT DATE:  2/26/19

COURT:  Orleans

LODGED – LOCATION:  n/a

BAIL:  n/a

MUG SHOT: N

 

 

____________________

Sergeant Andrew Jensen

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

(802) 334-8881

 

St. Johnsbury Barracks/DLS-C

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A400455

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Casey Cole                             

STATION: Saint Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 01/23/19 at 0929

INCIDENT LOCATION: Moore Hill Rd and VT RT 5

VIOLATION: Criminal DLS

 

ACCUSED: Jason Cuthbertson                                             

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newbury, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 01/23/2019 at approximately 0929 hours, Troopers with

the VT State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for a traffic infraction on

Moore Hill Rd in Newbury, VT. The operator was identified as Jason Cuthbertson,

a check of DMV records indicated Cuthbertson had a criminally suspended drivers

license. Cuthbertson was taken into custody and processed at the VT State Police

Bradford Outpost. Cuthbertson was released with a citation to appear in Orange

County Superior Court on 03/20/19 at 0830 to answer to the charge of driving

with a criminally suspended license.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 03/20/19 at 0830           

COURT: Orange County Superior Court

MUG SHOT:

 

 

 

 

*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.

Daily Incident Summary - January 23rd, 2019





Road Closure

Route 100 in Whitingham near Dam Rd will be closed for an extended period of time for a MV Collision.

 

 

 

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/FUGITIVE OF JUSTICE/TOWN OF WOODFORD

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#:19B300177

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Walker                            

STATION: Shaftsbury Field Station                    

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 01/22/19 @ 1400 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: 451 Hickory Road, Woodford, Vermont

VIOLATION: Fugitive of Justice

 

ACCUSED: Richard Koproski                                             

AGE: 58

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Woodford, Vermont

 

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 01/18/19 Troopers at the Vermont State Police Barracks

in Shaftsbury received information that authorities in the State of Connecticut

had requested and were granted an arrest warrant for Richard Koproski, of

Woodford, after threatening to harm a family member who lives in that state. The

warrant was made extraditable from surrounding states, to include Vermont.

 

Due to the nature of the threats, Troopers applied for and were granted a search

warrant for Koproski's residence as part of the process to locate and take

Koproski into custody as well as to seize any and all firearms and ammunition as

ordered by Connecticut State Court. Koproski was taken into custody on 01/22/19

at approximately 1400 hours at his residence without incident. Koproski was

later remanded to the Marble Valley Correctional Facility for lack of 25,000

dollars bail. Koproski was ordered to appear in Bennington County Superior

Court, Criminal Division, on 01/23/19 at 1230 hours to answer to the charge of

being a fugitive of justice.  

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/23/19 @ 1230            

COURT: Bennington County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED - Yes LOCATION: Marble Valley Correctional Facility    

BAIL:

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.

 

Tpr Justin Walker

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

 

New Haven/ DLS

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
        
CASE#: 19B500190
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Sean Hauter                          
STATION: New Haven                   
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

DATE/TIME: January 22, 2019 at 2320 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: US Route 7, New Haven, VT
VIOLATION:

ACCUSED: Edward Hannon                                        
AGE: 60
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: New Haven, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On January 22, 2019, at approximately 2320 hours, Troopers
from the New Haven Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on a black 2008
Saturn Aura after observing an equipment violation on US Route 7 in the Town of
New Haven. The operator was identified as Edward Hannon (60) of New Haven, VT.
Subsequent investigation revealed that Hannon's privilege to operate a motor
vehicle was under criminal suspension in the State of Vermont. Hannon was
subsequently arrested and transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing.
Hannon was released on citation to appear at the Addison County Superior Court
on March 18, 2019 at 1230 hours to answer to the charge of DLS.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: 3/18/2019 at 1230           
COURT: Addison 
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    
BAIL: 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.


Williston Barracks // MV Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19A100403                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. Mike Kamerling

STATION: Williston                          

CONTACT#: (802) 878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 01/22/19 @ 19:44

STREET: Vermont Route 15

TOWN: Cambridge

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Maple Outlet

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow, Ice and Slush

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jeffrey Stevens

AGE: 20   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Tacoma

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Heavy damage to rear of cab and bed

INJURIES: None

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On the above date and time VSP Troopers, Cambridge Fire and Cambridge Rescue responded to the above location for a report of a car vs. utility pole motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival it was determined that vehicle #1 had been traveling East on Route 15 when it lost control near the Maple Outlet and subsequently went off the south side of the road and struck a utility pole before coming to rest upright in a field. The collision with the utility pole caused significant damage to the right rear corner of the cab and the right side of the pickup bed. The operator and his 22 year old passenger were both wearing seatbelts and were uninjured. The utility pole sustained only minor damage and remained completely intact. Road conditions and operator # 1 traveling too fast for conditions were factors in this crash.

 

 

Westminster Barracks / Saturation Patrol

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

WESTMINSTER BARRACKS

NEWS RELEASE

 

SATURATION PATROL

 

During the evening hours of January 22nd, 2019, Troopers from the Westminster Barracks conducted a saturation patrol throughout Windsor and Windham County.  The purpose of the saturation patrol was to focus on speed enforcement, distracted driving and the detection and apprehension of alcohol/drug impaired operators.

 

During the patrol, Troopers conducted numerous traffic stops, issuing several VCVC’s and Written Warnings. One operator was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and for having a criminally suspended license. The Vermont State Police would like to remind all motorists to avoid operating under the influence of alcohol/drugs and to always utilize a sober driver.

 

 

Tpr. Tyler Noyes

VSP-Westminster

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Putney, VT 05346

(802) 722-4600

(802) 722-4690 (FAX)

 

 

Westminster / DUI #2 / DLS

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B100398

Trooper Joshua Gagnon                           

STATION: Westminster State Police Barracks                    

CONTACT#: (802)722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 1/22/19 at approximately 7:30 pm

ACCUSED: Dana Grover                                               

AGE: 41

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vernon, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 1/22/19, at approximately 7:30pm, Troopers with the

 

Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for a moving violation.

 

It was discovered the operator, Dana Grover, was criminally suspended

 

and under the influence of intoxicants. Grover was subsequently arrested for

 

criminal DLS and DUI #2. Grover was transported to the Westminster State

 

Police Barracks for processing. He was issued a citation to appear in court at a

 

later date and time.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: February 5th, 2019 at 8:00 am          

COURT: Vermont State Police Superior Court Windham Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Brattleboro    

BAIL :N/A

MUG SHOT: NOT INCLUDED

 

 

Trooper Joshua Gagnon

Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Putney, Vermont 05346

Phone (802) 722-4600

Fax (802) 722-4691

 

January 22, 2019

Derby/VCOR

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A500310

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Tpr. Mikkola                           

STATION: Derby                    

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 01/22/2019 @ 1753 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Barton, Vermont

VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions of Release

 

ACCUSED: Mark Lovejoy                                              

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barton, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 01/22/2019 at approximately 1753 hours, the Vermont

State Police received a report that Mark Lovejoy was violating his curfew

condition. Investigation revealed Lovejoy had 13 active court ordered conditions

of release, three of which contained a 24 hour curfew condition. Lovejoy was

later located at another residence, in violation of his conditions. Lovejoy was

arrested and transported to the Derby Barracks for processing. Lovejoy was later

released on conditions of release.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/23/2019 @ 1230 hours           

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: No  

BAIL: N/A

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.

 

Thank You,

 

Trooper Joshua Mikkola

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Joshua.Mikkola@Vermont.gov

802-334-8881

 

Rutland Barracks/ News release/ aggravated domestic// domestic

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 19B400325

TROOPER:     Katrina R. Ducharme                                                                     

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: January 22, 2019

LOCATION: Tinmouth, VT

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault, Aggravated Domestic Assault. 

 

ACCUSED: Edward Cameron

AGE: 57

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Tinmouth, VT

 

VICTIM: The Vermont State Police do not release the identities of victims of Domestic Violence.

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On January 22, 2019 at approximately 1617 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police, Rutland Barracks were dispatched to a threatening complaint in Wallingford (VT). During the course of the investigation, Troopers determined that Edward had caused physical harm to one family member and threatened another family member with a knife. 

 

Edward was taken into custody, transported to the Rutland Barracks for processing and lodged at Marble Valley Correctional Facility

 

 

LODGED - LOCATION:

BAIL: $ 15000

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division.

COURT DATE/TIME: January 23, 2019

           

*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.

 

 

RE: I 89 SB MM88 So Burlington

The roadway is back open with traffic flowing. 

Thank you for your patience

Regards

VSP Williston

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: Morse, Kristi <Kristi.Morse@vermont.gov>
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:32:49 PM
To: DPS - VSP Media
Subject: I 89 SB MM88 So Burlington
 

 

 

State of Vermont

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Williston

 

Press Release –Traffic Is backed up from I 89 SB MM88 to Dorset St So Burlington due to a crash.

 

It is unknown at this time when the roadway will be cleared up.  Specific details are not yet available and updates will be provided as appropriate.

 

Motorists should expect delays in the area, or seek alternate routes. Please drive carefully.

 

 

Regards

VSP Williston

I 89 SB MM88 So Burlington

 

 

State of Vermont

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Williston

 

Press Release –Traffic Is backed up from I 89 SB MM88 to Dorset St So Burlington due to a crash.

 

It is unknown at this time when the roadway will be cleared up.  Specific details are not yet available and updates will be provided as appropriate.

 

Motorists should expect delays in the area, or seek alternate routes. Please drive carefully.

 

 

Regards

VSP Williston

St. Johnsbury Barracks - Retail Theft

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A400433

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Luke Rodzel                          

STATION: St. Johnsbury Barracks      

CONTACT#: (802)222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: January 22, 2019 at approximately 0813 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Memorial Dr in St. Johnsbury, VT

VIOLATION: Retail Theft

 

ACCUSED: Darlene Gilchrist                                        

AGE: 30

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Jiffy Mart

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On January 22, 2019 at approximately 0813 hours Troopers from the St. Johnsbury

Barracks responded to a report of a retail theft at the Jiffy Mart located on

Memorial Drive in St. Johnsbury. With assistance from the St. Johnsbury Police

Department, Troopers were able to locate and identify Darlene Gilchrist as the

offender. Gilchrist was released on citation to appear in Caledonia Criminal

Court to answer to the charge of Retail Theft on March 11, 2019 at 0830 hours.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: March 11, 2019 at 0830 hours    

COURT: Caledonia Criminal Court

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.

VSP News Release - VSP Saint Albans - Retail Theft - Richford, VT - Case#19A200377 - Corporal John Bruzzi

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE  - RETAIL THEFT

       

CASE#: 19A200377

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal John Bruzzi                             

STATION: VSP - Saint Albans                   

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 1/22/2019 @ 0900

INCIDENT LOCATION: VISTA FOODS - Richford, VT

 

ACCUSED#1:  Sunshine Royea-Gagnon                                              

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Berkshire, VT

 

ACCUSED#2: Jennier Nichols                                              

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Berkshire, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On January 22, 2019 at approximately 0900 hours, State Police were notified of a retail theft that occurred over the weekend at the Vista Foods on Main St in Richford, VT. Loss Prevention contacted us and advised they had two females on surveillance who stole a substantial amount of meat from the grocery store. It was valued at approximately $200. The females put the items in their purses and left the store without paying.

                They were later identified as Sunshine Royea-Gagnon and Jennifer Nichols, both of Berkshire. State Police located them both on this date, and they both admitted to the theft. They were charged with retail theft and ordered to appear in Franklin Superior Court on February 28, 2019 at 1300 hours.

                No further action at this time.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: February 22, 2019 @ 1300 hours           

COURT: Franklin Superior

 

*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 / Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:                  19B200323                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Joseph Pregent

STATION:             Royalton                             

CONTACT#:        234-9933

 

DATE/TIME:        1-22-19 / 2:36 PM

STREET:                Interstate 89 North

TOWN:                 Hartford

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Off ramp from I-89 north to I-91 North

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER:           Clear and cold

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR:        April Bean

AGE:      45   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lebanon, NH

 

VEHICLE YEAR:   1998

VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep      

VEHICLE MODEL:              Grand Cherokee

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Hood, left front quarter panel, front bumper

INJURIES:            NONE   

HOSPITAL:           N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR:        Norman Husby

AGE:     57

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Auburn, NY

 

VEHICLE YEAR:   2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Honda

VEHICLE MODEL:              Pilot

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Right rear quarter panel, rear bumper, Right rear lights

INJURIES:            NONE

HOSPITAL:           N/A

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On January 22, 2019 at 1436 Vermont 911 received a report of  2 car motor vehicle crash that had just occurred on the Interstate 89 north off ramp in the

Town of Hartford.

 

The crash was investigated by Troopers from the Royalton Barracks.  The investigation determined that Operator#2 was stopped for merging traffic from

Interstate 91 South when he was hit from behind by V#1.

 

As as result of the crash  V#1 sustained moderate damage to the front left side of the vehicle.  V#2 sustained minor damage to the right rear.  Both occupants were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and were not injured.

 

Both vehicles were able to be driven away from the scene of the crash.

 

 

 

Royalton Barracks / Traffic Hazard

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  19B200315

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Sgt. O'Donnell, Trooper Pregent                       

  

STATION:             Royalton                  

CONTACT#:        234-9933

 

DATE/TIME:        1-22-19 @ 8:44 AM

INCIDENT LOCATION: Camp Brook Road, Bethel

 

On January 22, 2019 Vermont 911 received a report of a tractor trailer that was stuck on Camp Brook Road in the Town of Bethel.  Troopers from the Royalton Barracks proceeded to the area and located the Tractor trailer stopped just east of Campbell Road blocking the westbound and part of the east bound lane. 

 

For the next 3 hours Camp Brook Road was reduced to one lane with short periods of closure while Action Towing pulled the tractor trailer to the top of the hill.

 

St. Johnsbury Barracks/ Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:                                            

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Josh Lewis

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                                   

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 1/17/2019, 0810 hours

STREET: US Route 302

TOWN: Newbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: WYKR

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER:Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Partially snow covered.

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Ian Huskey

AGE: 26

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wells River, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002

VEHICLE MAKE: Nissan

VEHICLE MODEL: Sentra

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate damage to drivers side rear

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Andrew Brown

AGE: 35   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ryegate, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2012

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Yaris

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Moderate front end damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY)

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On January 17th at approximately 0810 hours, Troopers with the

VT State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on US Route 302 near the WYKR station.

Troopers learned that vehicle 1 operated by Ian Huskey pulled out of a driveway onto

US Route 302. Huskey failed to see vehicle 2 operated by Andrew Brown traveling east

on US Route 302. Brown attempted to stop and swerve to avoid the collision but did not

have sufficient time to do so. The front of Brown's vehicle struck the rear drivers side of

Huskey's vehicle causing moderate damage to both vehicles.  

 

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: N

COURT: 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.

 

News Release/ Crash/ Derby Barracks

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  19A500299                                    

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Calvin Burns

STATION: Derby                            

CONTACT#: 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 0640 hours, 1/22/19

STREET: Route 5

TOWN: Derby   

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Fish & Game Rd

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Ice

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Marcy Paul

AGE: 49    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Mercedes-Benz

VEHICLE MODEL: C30

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: rear passenger side

INJURIES: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Ethan Butterfield

AGE: 27     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brownington, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2013

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Front End

INJURIES: N/A

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

 

On 1/22/19 at approximately 0640 hours, the State Police responded to a crash at

the intersection of Route 5 and Fish & Game Rd in Derby. Investigation

determined Vehicle 1 was unable to stop at the stop sign on Fish & Game Rd due

to road conditions, causing it to collide with Vehicle 2 along Route 5.

 

No injuries were reported as a result.

 

 

 

*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 Calvin Burns

Vermont State Police

Troop A - Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Rd

Derby, VT 05829

Calvin.Burns@Vermont.gov

(802) 334-8881

 

Derby barracks / crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  19a500300                                     

TROOPER: Sgt. Andrew Jensen

STATION: VSP Derby                                  

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 1/22/19 @ 0815 hrs

STREET: US RT 5

TOWN: Irasburg, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: n/a

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: n/a

WEATHER: clear             

ROAD CONDITIONS: snow covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Starlyn Chilafoux

AGE: 68    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Irasburg, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 1996

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge

VEHICLE MODEL: Ram

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: rear end

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: n/a

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Sue Simpson

AGE: 60

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Irasburg, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008

VEHICLE MAKE: Honda

VEHICLE MODEL: Accord

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: front end

INJURIES: n/a

HOSPITAL: n/a

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

Simpson was traveling south on US RT 5 in Irasburg near Central Farm & Tire when she collided with Chilafoux as he was operating his plow truck clearing a driveway near the road.  No one was injured as a result and both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene. 

 

 

____________________

Sergeant Andrew Jensen

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

(802) 334-8881