Police make arrest in Orwell, Vt., chainsaw theft

ORWELL - According to a news announcement last week, the Vermont State Police are still investigating the April 19 theft of several chainsaws from the residence of Jason Desorda, 26, on Martin Hill Road in Orwell.

However, state detectives said Shawn Munger, 29, of Castleton, was arrested in connection with the case; he was cited for possession of stolen property and driving with a criminally suspended drivers license.

Munger allegedly sold two of the stolen chainsaws in West Haven, according to Tropper Jonathon Purdy of the VSP New Haven Barracks. The two chainsaws were later recovered and returned to Desorda.

Munger is set to appear in Addison County Court June 13.

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