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December 5, 2021

FW: Road closure 89 NB and SB MM 18/6 passing lanes

All lanes NB and SB are back open

 

From: Crane, Jennifer <Jennifer.Crane@vermont.gov>
Sent: Sunday, December 5, 2021 6:57 AM
To: DPS - Roadway Alert <DPS.RoadwayAlert@vermont.gov>; DPS - B1 Disp <DPS.B1Disp@vermont.gov>
Subject: FW: Road closure 89 NB and SB MM 18/6 passing lanes

 

SB lanes are both back open. NB passing lane remains closed at this time and NB is down to one lane still in this area

 

From: Crane, Jennifer <Jennifer.Crane@vermont.gov>
Sent: Sunday, December 5, 2021 4:28 AM
To: DPS - Roadway Alert <DPS.RoadwayAlert@vermont.gov>; DPS - B1 Disp <DPS.B1Disp@vermont.gov>
Subject: Road closure 89 NB and SB MM 18/6 passing lanes

 

 

 

 

State of Vermont

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Royalton Barracks

 

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification

 

I 89 NB and SB passing lanes near MM 18/6 in Royalton will be closed  and now down to one lane only until further notice due to a motor vehicle crash. Specific details are not available at this time, updates will be provided as appropriate.  Motorist should seek alternative routes and expect delays in the area.

 

Please drive carefully.

 

 

FW: Road closure 89 NB and SB MM 18/6 passing lanes

SB lanes are both back open. NB passing lane remains closed at this time and NB is down to one lane still in this area

 

From: Crane, Jennifer <Jennifer.Crane@vermont.gov>
Sent: Sunday, December 5, 2021 4:28 AM
To: DPS - Roadway Alert <DPS.RoadwayAlert@vermont.gov>; DPS - B1 Disp <DPS.B1Disp@vermont.gov>
Subject: Road closure 89 NB and SB MM 18/6 passing lanes

 

 

 

 

State of Vermont

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Royalton Barracks

 

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification

 

I 89 NB and SB passing lanes near MM 18/6 in Royalton will be closed  and now down to one lane only until further notice due to a motor vehicle crash. Specific details are not available at this time, updates will be provided as appropriate.  Motorist should seek alternative routes and expect delays in the area.

 

Please drive carefully.

 

 

Middlesex Barracks/ Burglary

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21A304812

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jacob Fox                           

STATION: Middlesex Barracks                     

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 12/5/2021 @ 0203 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: East Warren Road, Waitsfield, VT

VIOLATION: Burglary

 

ACCUSED: Bryan C. Simons

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Castleton, VT

 

VICTIM: Heath Galloway

AGE: 48

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waitsfield, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the above date and time Troopers from the Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks received a report of a suspicious male on East Warren Road in Waitsfield, VT. Multiple 911 calls indicated that the male was yelling and had tried to gain entry to at least two separate residences. Troopers responded to the scene, located the male, and identified him as Bryan Simons. Simons displayed signs of impairment and was ultimately taken into custody for the aforementioned charge before being transported to the Middlesex Barracks for processing. Simons was later released with a citation to appear in Washington County Superior Court Criminal Division on December 6th, 2021.

 

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE/TIME:  12/6/21 @ 12:30pm        

COURT: Washington County Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

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.

 

 

Trooper Jacob Fox

Vermont State Police

Middlesex Barracks

1080 US RT 2

Middlesex, VT 05602

P:(802)229-9191

F:(802)229-2648

E: Jacob.Fox@vermont.gov

 

 

 

Royalton Barracks / DUI

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21B204080

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Eric Vitali                              

STATION: Royalton Barracks                    

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 12/5/21 0211 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 91 north, mile marker 68

VIOLATION: DUI Refusal

 

ACCUSED: Kevin Dunn                                               

AGE: 30

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hartford, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 12/5/21 at approximately 0211 hours Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a moving violation on Interstate 91 north at mile marker 68 in the Town of Hartford. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the operator, Kevin Dunn, was under the influence of intoxicants. Dunn was transported to Hartford Police Department for processing where he refused to provide an evidentiary breath sample. Dunn was cited to appear in Windsor County Criminal Court on 12/21/21 at 0800 hours to answer to the charge of DUI Refusal. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 12/21/21, 0800 hours                     

COURT: Windsor

LODGED - LOCATION: No    

BAIL: No

MUG SHOT: No

 

Road closure 89 NB and SB MM 18/6 passing lanes

 

 

 

State of Vermont

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Royalton Barracks

 

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification

 

I 89 NB and SB passing lanes near MM 18/6 in Royalton will be closed  and now down to one lane only until further notice due to a motor vehicle crash. Specific details are not available at this time, updates will be provided as appropriate.  Motorist should seek alternative routes and expect delays in the area.

 

Please drive carefully.

 

 

St. Johnsbury / Violation of Conditions of Release

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21A405950

TROOPER: David Garces                           

STATION: St. Johnsbury                   

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 12/05/2021 at 0122 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: St. Johnsbury, Vermont

VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions of Release

 

ACCUSED: Tristan Garcia                                              

AGE: 22

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barnet, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 12/05/2021 at approximately 0122 hours VSP St. Johnsbury Troopers observed a male walking by the St. Johnsbury Barracks. Troopers spoke to this male believing he was a suspect on an active assault case and then learned it was a different male identified as Tristan Garcia. After identifying him, Troopers also discovered that Garcia was violating court curfew conditions. He was arrested and processed for these charges.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/31/2021  at 0800 hours        

COURT: Caledonia County Court

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

December 4, 2021

Westminster Barracks / Domestic Assault

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21B105413

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Joseph Galusha                   

STATION: VSP Westminster                    

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 12/3/2021

INCIDENT LOCATION: Cavendish, VT

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault

 

ACCUSED:

NAME: Andrew Blaise                                       

AGE: 51

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cavendish, VT

 

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE:  57             

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Cavendish, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 12/3/2021, Vermont State Police received a call from an individual who reported they were assaulted by Andrew Blaise, 51, of Cavendish. Troopers responded to investigate further and attempts to make contact with Blaise were unsuccessful.  Troopers later spoke with Blaise over the phone and he agreed to turn himself in.  On 12/04/21 at approximately 0250 hours, Blaise was taken into custody and processed for domestic assault.  He was ordered to appear in Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division on 12/06/21 to answer to the charge.   

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 12/6/21, 1230 hours

COURT: White River Junction

LODGED - NO

BAIL: NO

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.

 

 

Middlesex Barracks Missing Person *UPDATE*

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21A304777

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Tylor Rancourt                           

STATION: VSP Middlesex                     

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 12/3/2021

INCIDENT LOCATION: Waterbury, VT

INCIDENT: Missing Person – Welfare Check

 

NAME: Renee Robert                                               

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

***UPDATE***

Renee Robert was found safe and is no longer a missing person. The Vermont State Police would like to thank the public and Washington County Mental Health for their assistance.

 

State Police are attempting to check the welfare of Renee Robert, age 19, of Waterbury, VT.   Robert was reported missing from South Main St., Waterbury on 12/2/2021. The disappearance is not considered suspicious at this time, but there are concerns for Robert’s welfare.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Vermont State Police or Washington County Mental Health at 229-0591. 

 

 

 

 

 

Trooper Tylor Rancourt

Vermont State Police

Middlesex Barracks

1080 US Route 2

Middlesex, VT 05602

 

802-229-9191 (Office)

802-760-0545 (Cell)

 

RE: I89 Southbound - Exit 12

State of Vermont  

Department of Public Safety  

Vermont State Police  

Williston Barracks 

  

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification 

  

I 89 Southboud is now open in the area of Exit 12 due to a Motor Vehicle Crash

 

 

Motorists should expect delays as the roadway opens up.   

  

Please drive carefully. 

 

 

From: Brown, Ryan via DPS.VSPMedia <dps.vspmedia@list.vermont.gov>
Sent: Saturday, December 4, 2021 4:47 PM
To: DPS - Roadway Alert <DPS.RoadwayAlert@vermont.gov>
Subject: I89 Southbound - Exit 12

 

EXTERNAL SENDER: Do not open attachments or click on links unless you recognize and trust the sender.

 

State of Vermont  

Department of Public Safety  

Vermont State Police  

Williston Barracks 

  

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification 

  

I 89 Southboud is Down to One Lane in the area of Exit 12 due to a Motor Vehicle Crash

 

This incident is expected to last for unknown amount of time.  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. 

 

 

 

I89 Southbound - Exit 12

 

State of Vermont  

Department of Public Safety  

Vermont State Police  

Williston Barracks 

  

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification 

  

I 89 Southboud is Down to One Lane in the area of Exit 12 due to a Motor Vehicle Crash

 

This incident is expected to last for unknown amount of time.  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. 

 

 

 

Vermont State Police assist with Hazmat spill/ Pownal

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

News Release – Hazmat Spill

 

Summary of the incident:

On December 4, 2021 at approximately 0630 hours the Vermont State Police assisted the Pownal Fire Department with a spill of hazardous material onto US Route 7 near the Massachusetts border.  A tractor trailer owned by the Holland Company in Adams, Ma was hauling liquid Aluminum Sulfate when one of the valves broke on the trailer causing the material to leak out and onto the roadway.  The material was quickly contained by emergency responders and the Holland Company provided resources to clean up the spill.  Along with Pownal Fire Department and the Vermont State Police, members of the State of Vermont Hazmat Team, Vermont Agency of Transportation, Bennington Fire Department and authorities from the State of Massachusetts responded to the scene.  US Route 7 was closed to all traffic for approximately 4 hours while crews cleaned up the roadway. 

 

 

 

Sergeant Todd L. Wilkins

Patrol Commander/Shaftsbury Barracks

Vermont State Police

96 Airport Rd

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

(802) 442-5421

 

RUTLAND BARRACKS/MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 21B405014                                   

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Steven Schutt

STATION: Rutland Barracks                                        

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 12/03/2021

STREET: US Route 7

TOWN: Rutland Town

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Holiday Drive

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Cloudy 22 Degrees

ROAD CONDITIONS: Clear, Paved Road

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Mary-Jo Callaghan

AGE: 31

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Shrewsbury, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 1995

VEHICLE MAKE: GMC

VEHICLE MODEL: Pickup Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:  Minor. Rear Driver side wheel fell off.

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Allen Kentner

AGE: 29

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Chittenden, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: RAV

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:  Significant front end contact damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 12/03/2021 at approximately 1639 hours, Troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded to a motor vehicle crash located on US Route 7, at the intersection of Holiday Drive in Rutland Town, VT. Rutland Town Fire responded to the crash.  Operator #1 was identified as a Mary-Jo Callaghan (31) of Shrewsbury, VT. Operator #2 was identified as Allen Kentner (29) of Chittenden, VT. Investigation revealed, Operator #1 was traveling north on US Route 7. Operator #1 advised the rear driver side tire came off vehicle #1 propelling the tire forward into the southbound lanes of travel. Vehicle #1 was then disabled in the northbound passing lane. The tire from vehicle #1 struck vehicle #2 head on. Operator #2 (Kentner) was traveling southbound on US Route 7. Operator #2 (Kentner) observed the tire strike the front end of vehicle #2. Kentner could not avoid the collision. The crash rendered both vehicles inoperable. No injuries. Vehicles were removed by Boondock Motors and Executive Towing due to disabling damage.

 

Re: Traffic Alert Shaftsbury Barracks

US RT 7 in the area of Stewarts at 7593 US RT  7 in Pownal is now back open to Traffic

Patrick Moran                                                                  

Emergency Communications Dispatcher II

NCIC Tac Liaison/IT Liaison

 Vermont State Police B Troop

1330 Westminster Heights RD

Westminster Vt. 05158                                            

802-722-4600

802-722-4690 Fax

patrick.moran@vermont.gov

 

 

 


From: Kramer, Christina <Christina.Kramer@vermont.gov>
Sent: Saturday, December 4, 2021 6:28 AM
To: DPS - Roadway Alert <DPS.RoadwayAlert@vermont.gov>
Cc: DPS - B1 Disp <DPS.B1Disp@vermont.gov>
Subject: Traffic Alert Shaftsbury Barracks
 

State of Vermont  

Department of Public Safety  

Vermont State Police  

Shaftsbury  Barracks

  

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification 

  

US RT 7 in the area of Stewarts at 7593 US RT  7 in Pownal is closed due to a motor vehicle crash/Hazmat Incident. This incident is expected to last until further notice.  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.  

 

Shaftsbury VSP

 

 

 

Traffic Alert Shaftsbury Barracks

State of Vermont  

Department of Public Safety  

Vermont State Police  

Shaftsbury  Barracks

  

Press Release – Highway / Traffic Notification 

  

US RT 7 in the area of Stewarts at 7593 US RT  7 in Pownal is closed due to a motor vehicle crash/Hazmat Incident. This incident is expected to last until further notice.  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.  

 

Shaftsbury VSP

 

 

 

New Haven Barracks/ DUI #1

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 21B502975
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Sean Hauter
STATION: New Haven
CONTACT#: (802)388-4919

DATE/TIME: 12/04/21, 0009 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: Main St & Monkton Rd, Vergennes
VIOLATION: DUI #1

ACCUSED: James Dunleavy
AGE: 24
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Denver, CO

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 12/04/21 at approximately 0009 hours, Troopers received a report of a vehicle unable to maintain its lane on US Route 7 in the Town of Ferrisburgh. Troopers located and stopped the vehicle on Main Street in the City of Vergennes. The operator was identified as James Dunleavy (24) of Denver, CO.

While speaking with Dunleavy, Troopers detected indicators of impairment. Dunleavy was screened and subsequently placed under arrest for DUI. Dunleavy was transported the New Haven Barracks for processing. At the conclusion of processing, Dunleavy was released to ACT1 detox center in Burlington with a citation to appear in Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: 12/20/21, 1230 hours
COURT: Addison
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
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.

Middlesex Barracks/ Aggravated Assault, Negligent Operation, Criminal Threatening, Reckless Endangerment and Disorderly Conduct

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21A304799

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Jacob Fox                           

STATION: Middlesex Barracks                     

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 12/4/2021 @ 22:22 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89 exit 9, Middlesex, VT

VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault , Negligent Operation, Criminal Threatening, Reckless Endangerment and Disorderly Conduct

 

ACCUSED: Justin Galloway  

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE Barre, VT

 

VICTIM: David Crothers

AGE: 37

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On December 3rd, 2021 The Vermont State Police from the Middlesex Barracks received a report of a road rage incident that occurred on Interstate 89 southbound between exit 11 and exit 9 ending in the town of Middlesex. The incident reached the level where Galloway allegedly brandished a firearm to ward off the other vehicle involved in the incident. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Galloway at his residence in Barre. Galloway was transported to the Middlesex State Police Barracks for processing. Galloway was released with a citation to appear at Washington County Superior Court Criminal Division on December 6th, 2021.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME:  12/6/21 @ 12:30pm        

COURT: Washington County Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE

 

 

 

*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 Jacob Fox

Vermont State Police

Middlesex Barracks

1080 US RT 2

Middlesex, VT 05602

P:(802)229-9191

F:(802)229-2648

E: Jacob.Fox@vermont.gov

 

 

 

Westminster Barracks / DUI Crash

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21B105415

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Ryan Miller                             

STATION: Westminster                    

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 12-3-2021 / 2035

INCIDENT LOCATION: Windham Hill Road and Lawrence Drive, Townshend

VIOLATION: DUI #2

 

ACCUSED: Andrew J. Tucker                                             

AGE: 33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Windham, VT

 

VICTIM: N/A

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 12-03-21, at approximately 2107, VSP-Westminster responded to a single vehicle crash on Windham Hill Road, in Townshend. Upon further investigation it was determined the operator, Andrew J. Tucker, was operating under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to the Westminster Barracks for processing. He was released with a citation to appear in Windham County Criminal Court on 12-21-2021 at 1300.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 12-21-2021 / 1300            

COURT: Windham

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A     

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.

 

 

 

Royalton Barracks / DUI Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

      

CASE#: 21B204064

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Roaldi                         

STATION: VSP Royalton                   

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

DATE/TIME: 12/03/2020 at 2152 HRS

INCIDENT LOCATION: Vermont Route 12 in Barnard

VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED: Edmund Smart                         

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bethel, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 12/03/2021 at 2152 HRS Vermont State Police received a report of a vehicle into the guardrail near Vermont Route 12 and Gulf Road in Barnard. The operator, Edmund Smart was screened and subsequently arrested for suspicion of DUI. Smart was processing and released with a citation to appear in Windsor County Superior Court on December 21st, 2021 at 0830 HRS to answer to the charge.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 12/21/2021 at 0830 HRS        

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    

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.

 

Best regards,

 

Trooper Adam Roaldi

Vermont State Police

Royalton Barracks

2011 VT – Route 107

Bethel, VT 05032

(802) 234-9933

 

December 3, 2021

Williston / Domestic Assault

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21A104382

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Mihaljevic                             

STATION: Williston                     

CONTACT#: (802) 878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 11/28/2021 at 2149 HRS

INCIDENT LOCATION: 5 S Main Street: Apt 1, Jericho

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault and Violations Of Conditions Of Release

 

ACCUSED: Craig Lang                                               

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Underhill, 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 the above date and time, Troopers responded to a citizen  assist in the town of Jericho, Vermont. Through investigation it was revealed that Craig Lang had committed the offense of domestic assault and violation of conditions. Lang was lodged at Northwest State and is being held without bail.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 12/03/2021 at 0815 hours            

COURT: Chittenden County Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Northwest State Correctional Facility      

BAIL: N/A

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 Blaz Mihaljevic 

Vermont State Police

2777 St. George Road

Williston, VT 05495

802-878-7111

blaz.mihaljevic@vermont.gov

 

Shaftsbury Barracks / False Info to Police + Identity Theft

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21B303425

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Ben Irwin                            

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: December 3, 2021 / 0107 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Route 7, Shaftsbury VT

VIOLATION: False Information to Police / Identity Theft

 

ACCUSED: John Wallner Jr.                                          

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Manchester VT

 

VICTIM: Michael Wallner

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pownal VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the above date and time, Troopers from the Vermont State

Police - Shaftsbury Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 7 in

Shaftsbury for speeding. While interacting with the operator, he advised he did

not have a picture ID with him and gave Troopers a false name and date of birth.

 

Further investigation revealed John Wallner Jr was the operator and provided the

name and date of birth of his brother, Michael Wallner. At the time of the stop,

John had a Civilly Suspended License and was operating a motor vehicle with no

insurance.

John was arrested for the aforementioned charges and released with a Criminal

Citation to appear at the Bennington Superior Court - Criminal Division on

January 24, 2022 at 0815 hours.

 

John was issued multiple VCVC's totaling $670 and 4 points.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: January 24, 2022 / 0815 hours           

COURT: Bennington Superior Court / Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

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.

 

Trooper Benjamin Irwin

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Rd

Shaftsbury VT, 05262

802-442-5421

 

Williston Barracks / Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 21A104419                                     

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Keith Cote

STATION: Williston                       

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 12/1/21 0329

STREET: Rt 108S

TOWN: Cambridge

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Pollander Rd

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Peter Fodge

AGE: 33     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fletcher, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Ranger

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: serious, non life threatening

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 12/1/21 at approximately 0329 hours, the Vermont State Police responded to Route 108S in the Town of Cambridge for a one vehicle roll over. The operator, Peter Fodge, advised he was traveling south on Route 108S when he lost control of his truck, slid off the road, and overturned. Fodge refused medical treatment at the scene, but later advised he sustained serious fractures to his upper body. Fodge's vehicle was towed from the scene by Stone's Service Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trooper Keith Cote

Vermont State Police - Williston

2777 St George Rd

Williston VT, 05495

Phone - 802-878-7111

Fax – 802-878-2742

 

Middlesex Barracks Missing Person

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21A304777

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Tylor Rancourt                           

STATION: VSP Middlesex                     

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 12/3/2021

INCIDENT LOCATION: Waterbury, VT

INCIDENT: Missing Person – Welfare Check

 

NAME: Renee Robert                                               

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

State Police are attempting to check the welfare of Renee Robert, age 19, of Waterbury, VT.   Robert was reported missing from South Main St., Waterbury on 12/2/2021. The disappearance is not considered suspicious at this time, but there are concerns for Robert’s welfare.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Vermont State Police or Washington County Mental Health at 229-0591. 

 

 

 

 

 

Trooper Tylor Rancourt

Vermont State Police

Middlesex Barracks

1080 US Route 2

Middlesex, VT 05602

 

802-229-9191 (Office)

802-760-0545 (Cell)

 

*UPDATE* St Albans // Request for Information

UPDATE TO PRESS RELEASE:

 

The individuals involved in this incident have been identified as Daniel Bjornson, age 46, of Highgate and Daniel Reynolds, age 33, of Swanton VT. Investigation into this incident resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a residence on First Street in Swanton. Troopers on scene were assisted by the Franklin County Sheriffs. Reynolds was subsequently issued a citation to appear in Franklin County Superior Court – Criminal Division on 01/25/21 at 0830 hours.

 

 

 

 

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 21A204842

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Christopher Finley                            

STATION:  VSP St Albans               

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 12/1/2021 / 3:45

INCIDENT LOCATION: Ace Hardware, Enosburgh VT

VIOLATION: Larceny

 

ACCUSED: Unknown

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 12/1/21 at approximately 1600 hrs. Vermont State Police received notification of a shoplifting incident at Ace Hardware in Enosburgh VT. The suspects arrived in a Silver Cadillac with VT plates before entering the store and stealing several hundred dollars in merchandise to include two Carhartt jackets. The suspects are two white males with average height and build, both have dark colored hair. Photos of the suspects and vehicle are attached. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Trooper Finley at the St Albans Barracks at 802-524-5993.

 

 

 

Tpr. Christopher Finley

Vermont State Police

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

802-524-5993