Vermont State Police Log: Troopers look for leads on recent home break-ins

<p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Vermont State Police are looking to find out who forced their way into and burglarized four homes in Shoreham and Orwell on Monday during the day.</p><p> Trooper Eden Neary reported that the perpetrator(s) used a tool to gain entry to the residences on Brown Road and North Orwell Road in Shoreham and on Daigneault Hill Road in Orwell. Jewelry, medication, a firearm and electronics were reported stolen.</p><p> The state police encourage the public to report suspicious vehicles and people. Anyone with information on this crime spree is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at (802) 388-4919. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or by texting &ldquo;CRIMES&rdquo; (274637) to keyword: VTIPS.</p><p> In other recent activity, troopers:</p><p> &bull;&nbsp; On Sept. 21 at approximately 20 minutes past midnight responded to a one-car crash on Hollow Road in Monkton. Police said the driver, identified as 21-year-old Marshall M. Douglas of North Ferrisburgh, was driving a 2005 Toyota westbound on Hollow Road at a high rate of speed, and he lost control of the car while entering a corner. Police said the vehicle spun 180 degrees, left the road and overturned in the ditch. The vehicle came to rest when its trunk struck a large stump in the ditch.</p><p> Douglas, who was wearing a seatbelt, was able to exit the vehicle himself and call for help. He was uninjured.</p><p> Police gave Douglas a traffic ticket for traveling too fast for conditions, crash resulting. The vehicle was removed by Dupont&rsquo;s Towing.</p><p> &bull;&nbsp; On Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m. stopped a vehicle driven on Interstate 89 in Hartford by Clyde Brooks, 48, of Granville for a minor violation. The trooper cited Brooks for driving with a criminally suspended license.</p><p> &bull;&nbsp; On Sept. 26 at approximately 4:30 a.m. were investigating an incident on Woodstock Avenue in Rutland Town when they stopped a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Patrick Kane of Brandon. Police reported that Kane exhibited indications of intoxication so they administered standard field sobriety tests and a preliminary breath test, which yielded a breath alcohol concentration of 0.098 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08. Police cited Kane for driving under the influence.</p><p> &bull;&nbsp; On Sept. 26 at approximately 4:56 p.m. looked into a report of a two-car crash on Route 100 in Pittsfield. Police said their investigation showed that the 2003 VW Jetta driven by 46-year-old Karen A. McDonnell of Hancock rear-ended a 2004 Honda CRV driven by Carrie Kohl, 34, of Pittsfield. Neither party was injured, however Kohl&rsquo;s vehicle had to be towed from the scene due to disabling damage. No court action was expected.</p>

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