Vermont state police log: Police cite woman for reckless driving, mischief

ADDISON COUNTY — On July 5, Vermont State Police cited a Starksboro woman for reckless endangerment and unlawful mischief following a dispute that day off Atkins Road in Lincoln, during which she allegedly discharged a firearm into a vehicle.
Katelyn Russell, 27, is scheduled to answer to the charges on Aug. 1 in Addison County Superior Court, according to police.
VSP said they interviewed witnesses who alleged that Russell had gotten into an argument with her mother at the Atkins Road address and fired a handgun into a 2013 Volvo SUV, causing damage and recklessly endangering people nearby.
Police said they found Russell at her Starksboro home and cited her for the alleged offenses.
In other recent activity, VSP:  
• On June 30 responded to a report of a stolen 4-wheeler. Police determined that a Rochester resident had a 2000 325 Magnum 4-wheeler stolen between 9:45 p.m. on June 28 and 8:10 a.m. on June 30. VSP are asking anyone with information to contact them at 234-9933.
• On July 2 at 10:30 p.m. cited a New Haven woman for driving under the influence of alcohol and domestic assault after responding to a report of erratic driving northbound on North Street in New Haven. Police allege that Lindsay Lathrop, 33, of New Haven crashed into several mailboxes and eventually a telephone pole on North Street. Police cited her for DUI-refusal and transported her to University of Vermont Medical Center. 
A few hours after Lathrop was discharged from the hospital, troopers were told that Lathrop had continued to drink and, when confronted, allegedly assaulted several family members. Troopers responded to the residence and arrested Lathrop and issued her two citations for domestic assault.
On June 3 at 6:45 a.m., police allege Lathrop’s preliminary blood-alcohol test registered at 0.236 percent. Troopers transported her to Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility by order of the judge until her BAC dropped to 0.08 percent, the legal limit.
• On July 3 at about 1:32 a.m. cited Adam P. Therrien, 31, of Brandon for DUI, third offense, after stopping his vehicle on Rt. 103 in Shrewsbury for erratic driving and defective equipment. Therrien’s roadside BAC tested at 0.104, VSP alleged.   
• On July 3 at approximately 11:15 p.m. police responded to a one-car crash at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Police report that 61-year-old Ronald W. Casey of Manchester drove straight through turn 4 on lap 9 and struck a wall head on. Fair Haven Rescue transported Casey to Rutland Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 12:12 a.m.
Police suspect that Casey drove off the track due to a medical event. The cause and manner of death are under investigation pending autopsy results.

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