Vermont State Police log: Burglaries persist
ADDISON COUNTY — Despite the arrest of a prime suspect in the string of home burglaries in the county, Vermont State Police in the past week received reports of a couple thefts from area residences.
First, a resident of Smead Road in Salisbury reported that sometime during the day of Aug. 23 a delivered package was stolen from the property.
Then on Aug. 25, troopers were called to investigate the burglary of a Hewitt Road home in Bristol that reportedly occurred sometime between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. that day. The homeowners reported that two iPads, a MacBook Pro computer, an iPhone and a digital camera were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact VSP.
That doesn’t include the report troopers received on Aug. 24 from a Shoreham resident that power tools were stolen from a residence on Richville Dam Road in Shoreham sometime between July 12 and Aug. 12.
Anyone with information on any of these crimes is asked to contact the VSP at 802-388-4919. Information can also be submitted online at www.vtips.info or by texting “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.
In other recent activity, troopers:
• On Aug. 21 responded to a reported two-vehicle collision on Route 7 near the intersection with Hunt Road in New Haven. Police reported that Deidre Quinn, 43, of New Haven had stopped in the southbound lane to make a turn onto Hunt Road when a 2013 VW Jetta driven by Angela Volk, 19, of Vergennes reportedly ran into the back end of Quinn’s 2007 Subaru. The Jetta was totaled, the Subaru sustained moderate rear-end damage. Both drivers were treated by members of the Middlebury Volunteer Ambulance Association.
• On Aug. 22 arrested Kelly Mcevoy, 43, of New Haven on an outstanding warrant out of the Addison County courthouse.
• On Aug. 23 announced the conclusion of an investigation into a July 21 report from Tyler Bridge Road in Monkton. Police said they have cited Jesse Leonard, 21, of Richmond for lewd and lascivious conduct stemming from that investigation. He is due to answer the charge in Addison County District Court on Oct. 14.
• On Aug. 24 at 6:34 a.m. responded to a reported one-vehicle accident on Route 100 in Rochester, where a 2007 Toyota pickup had collided with the guardrails and then continued south on Route 100 until it couldn’t go any further on the damaged passenger side front fender and tire assembly. When police arrived, the driver and lone occupant, identified as 52-year-old Jeffrey Sampson of Ripton, was in the driver’s seat and was being attended to by the ambulance squad. State police cited Sampson for driving under the influence.
• On Aug. 24 looked into the report of a theft from a vehicle at the Bartlett Falls swimming area in Bristol. The victim was with her children down by the water at approximately 3:30 p.m. when she heard a loud noise from up where her car was parked. She looked up and saw a male subject get into a small blue car, possibly a hatchback, and drive away. When she returned to her car she found the window had been smashed and her purse stolen. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact VSP.
• On Aug. 24 at 3:45 p.m. were called to investigate the theft of a laptop computer and digital camera from a motor vehicle parked in a parking area on Plank Road in New Haven that day between 1:30 and 3 p.m. Anyone with information on this is asked to contact VSP.
• On Aug. 24 at approximately 5:05 p.m. received a report that a truck had been keyed at the Arnold Bay boat launch in Ferrisburgh. Witnesses on scene described the suspects as being in a white car, possibly a Toyota Corolla. Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to contact VSP.
• On Aug. 24 at approximately 7:08 p.m. stopped a black pickup truck on Route 53 in Salisbury near the Camp Keewaydin. Police cited the driver, identified as 42-year-old Jesse D. Phillips of Leicester, for driving under the influence and driving with a criminally suspended license.
• While investigating a single-vehicle accident on Silver Street in Monkton on Aug. 25 at around 4 p.m., cited the driver and only occupant in the vehicle — identified as Lance Labier, 35, of Winooski — with providing false information to a police officer. The trooper said Labier identified himself with a name other than his own. Labier was also cited for careless and negligent driving and was lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Center in Rutland on $10,000 bail.
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