Police Reports

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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.

Aug. 20
Investigation of a single-vehicle accident on Munger Street in New Haven led to a citation for Driving under the Influence issued to Timothy Ambrose, age 32, of Bristol.
Troopers responded to a domestic disturbance at a trailer at Kampersville in Salisbury. Troopers interviewed both parties and spoke with a neighbor before referring the parties to Family Court. Each described the other as abusive. No evidence of a crime was found.
A safe containing cash and personal papers was stolen from a residence on Rounds Road, Bristol.
One car accident, Old Hollow Road, Ferrisburgh. The operator was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured in this crash.
A homeowner reported an attempted burglary on Carlstrom Road, Bristol. Damage to a door casing was found but there was no indication anyone had been in the house.
A Fuller Mountain Road, Ferrisburgh residence was broken into and cash was stolen. A large quantity of coins was taken.
A trooper responded to a family dispute on Maple Street, Leicester. It turned out to be an argument over use of a vehicle, which was resolved peacefully.
Domestic disturbance, Snake Mountain Road, Cornwall.
A resident of Parks Drive, Orwell reported the theft of jewelry.
Aug. 21
Theft of atedder from a farm on Quiet Valley Road, Shoreham.
Two Troopers investigated a two-vehicle accident with injuries, Vermont Route 17, Addison. An inattentive motorist struck the back of a loaded dump truck that was stopped for road work at the scene.
Attempted vandalism complaint, (screws dumped in driveway) Goshen Ripton Road, Goshen.
Theft of a chainsaw from a truck on Oven Bay Road, Addison
Cited Rolon Smith, age 60, of Brandon into Court for Driving While Intoxicated on U.S. Route 7 in Leicester. Smith was stopped for speeding, 68 MPH in a 50 MPH zone.
Trespass complaint, Delorm Road, Leicester. Subject was contacted and advised to stay off the property.
Aug. 22
Vandalism and theft of mailboxes on Quaker Street, Lincoln and Jerusalem Road, Starksboro.
Troopers responded to a Ferrisburgh residence for a report of an attempted suicide. The person involved was not harmed.
Aug. 23
A Weybridge resident reported the theft of a personal sign, Paquin Place from his Sheep Farm Road residence.
Trooper assisted a Ferrisburgh resident fixing a section of Little Chicago Road that had washed out. The Ferrisburgh road crew was advised.
One car accident with injuries, Old Hollow Road, Ferrisburgh.
Aug. 24
One-car accident with injuries, Elder Hill Road, Lincoln.
Theft of numbers off of a mailbox on Mountain Rd., Monkton.
A citizen called about a rifle and watch taken from a Bristol camp. It was determined that a relative had been allowed to use the camp and had gone elsewhere with the rifle, which was recovered by Bristol P.D.
A resident of Monkton was the victim of identity theft. Information was used to obtain credit cards and thousands of dollars worth of goods were purchased and charged to the victim. The public is reminded to destroy unwanted credit card offers, not simply discard them so no one else can use them. It is also important to be vigilant about protecting numbers of existing accounts.
Harassing telephone calls were being received by a resident of Ripton. The Trooper referred the victim to the telephone company for assistance and is trying to contact a suspect.
A trooper investigated a report of a child on skateboard on Vermont Route 125 near the Ripton Country Store. The child was not found. Skateboarding on a state highway in a location like Ripton village can be dangerous and, depending the actions of the skateboarder, could be illegal.
A Lincoln resident reported credit card fraud. Someone had opened an account in the residents name and made numerous charges. Further investigation is pending.
A domestic dispute on Fern Lake Road, Leicester escalated to the point neighbors intervened with the arguing couple and got one of them to leave. Responding troopers spoke to both parties, issued trespass notice for both and arranged for some personal property to go with its owner.
Aug. 25
A trooper responded to Vergennes to assist the police department with a report of a fight at City Limits tavern.
A citizen reported apparent vandalism to a parked car on the Natural Turnpike, Ripton.
Branbury State Park staff requested assistance with subjects in the campground who had been told to leave. Before the Troopers arrived, the subjects had left and the staff advised they no longer needed VSP assistance.
Theft of an ATV from a residence on French Settlement Road, Lincoln.
A trooper went to the Bristol American Legion post to assist the Bristol Police Department. The matter had been resolved by the time he arrived.
Aug. 26
Complaint of loud music off Sand Road, Ferrisburgh.
Theft of gasoline from Leicester General Store, Leicester.
Two car accident with injuries, Vermont Route 17, Addison.
Theft of two Vermont license plates, BGL675, from a parked car on, Vermont Route 17, Starksboro.
Additional citations issued during the past week
Cited Emery Manchester, age 22, of Ripton into Court for Driving While Intoxicated on Vermont Route 116, Middlebury on Aug. 18.
Cited Stephen Snider, age 47, of Middlebury into Court for Driving While Intoxicated on Goshen Dam Road, Goshen on Aug. 19.
Cited Gordon Johnson, age 43, of Putney into Court for issuing a bad check to a business in Leicester on Feb. 17.

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