Attempted Salisbury burglary

This state police report contains information submitted by the Vermont State Police in New Haven. All persons mentioned are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The Eagle is not responsible for incorrect information submitted to us in the state police report. Parties should contact the state police first to correct any published false information; the Eagle will then correct the information in print after a state police trooper has verified the correction. Nov. 5, 2007 A parked car on Jersey Street, Panton was vandalized when someone threw a pumpkin against it. An alert neighbor called in to report suspicious activity on Maple Street in Salisbury. The investigating trooper found evidence of an attempted burglary. No entry was made to the house. Car/telephone accident, Lower Notch Road, Bristol. The operator lost control and went off the roadway, where the vehicle struck and destroyed a telephone pole. A resident of Ripton reported multiple harassing telephone calls. The resident will be contacting the telephone company for assistance in tracing the calls. Two troopers responded to a domestic disturbance on Vermont Route 22A, Addison. Dispatch received three 911 calls from the involved parties and there was conflicting information as to what was actually occurring. Nov. 6 The homeowner reported the theft of two propane tanks from a residence on Shacksboro Road, Shoreham. A trooper took a call from a Leicester resident who was concerned about his landlord entering the property without notice. The trooper spoke to both parties and clarified with the landlord the circumstances under which he could enter the rental property. Paint balls were shot at a residence on Stony Hill Road, Bristol. Pratts Store, Bridport, reported a drive-off theft of $46 worth of gasoline. A witness followed the vehicle and obtained a registration number, which was given to the investigating trooper. Two car accident, U.S. Route 7, N. Ferrisburgh. The operator of one vehicle reported his vehicle was hit while he was turning and the other vehicle left the scene. The second vehicle was identified as being from the Rutland area and VSP Rutland was asked to assist in the investigation. Nov. 7 A Salisbury resident reported the theft of a milk compressor from a shed on Smead Road. The owner later found out where the compressor was and contacted the investigating trooper. As a result of the investigation, Ben J. Webb, age 24 of Middlebury, was cited into court for Possession of Stolen Property. A Trooper investigated a report of Domestic Assault on Vermont Route 73, Orwell. He obtained statements from both parties and the case was forwarded to the states attorneys office for review. At the request of the Middlebury P.D. a trooper contacted a subject in Ferrisburgh to check on his welfare. The subject was asked to check in with his family. OnStar by G.M. reported to 911 a two car accident on U.S. Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. A trooper responded to investigate. Cited Christopher Clark, age 25, of Cuttingsville into Court for Driving Under the Influence, Delorm Road, Leicester. Clark was observed speeding on Fern Lake Rd. and stopped on Delorm Rd. Nov. 8 A Contractor Fraud complaint was received from a resident of Murray Road, Whiting. The resident reported the Attorney Generals office had referred him to the State Police. The Town of Cornwall sign was stolen from the town clerks office on Vermont Route 30. Cited Lori Garrity, age 28 of Vergennes, into court for Driving Under the Influence on Green Street, Vergennes Cited Andrew Carter, age 35 of Bristol, into court for Possession of Stolen Property and Selling Stolen Property, Bristol. A search warrant was executed at Carters residence and a stolen digital camera from was recovered. Information that made the warrant possible came from a citizen who had previously purchased from Carter what proved to be a stolen laptop computer. Nov. 9 A trooper spoke to a resident of Leicester about a threatening telephone call she had received and provided information about applying for Relief from Abuse as the caller was a former domestic partner. Vandalism to a mailbox, Hamilton Road, Weybridge. Vandalism to a vehicle, Kelly Cross Road, Salisbury. The owner reported her car had been heavily scratched, perhaps keyed. Vandalism to two mailboxes on Cave Road, Weybridge. Threatening telephone calls to a resident of Cornwall. Nov. 10 A Rutland County resident reported her truck was broken into and a back pack was stolen. The truck had been parked off Route 17 in Bristol. In what may have been a related incident, a vehicle left in the commuter parking lot at Routes 17 and 116 was vandalized. The owner reported two tires were punctured. A trooper assisted the Bristol P.D. with service of a Relief from Abuse Order in the village. Nov. 11 Compact disks and other items were stolen from a motor vehicle that was broken into on Guthrie Road in Lincoln. Two vehicle accident, no injuries, U.S. Route 7, Leicester This was reported to be a minor crash. The responding trooper was in Lincoln at the time of the report and the operators chose to exchange information and continue rather than wait for an investigation. They were told by Dispatch that if total damage exceeded $1,000 they were required by law to file operators accident reports with the Dept. of Motor Vehicles. (VSP response times can vary widely, depending on the nature of the call and the locations and availability of the troopers. This crash did not require a high-speed response, but the trooper would have eventually arrived and an investigation of some type would have been done.)

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