Vermont State Police Log: Truck roll-over ends with DUI citation

ADDISON COUNTY — A New York man was cited for drunk driving last Wednesday after his truck overturned in a ditch in Cornwall.
On Feb. 7 at 4:40 p.m. Vermont State Police were called to a one-vehicle crash off Route 30 near Parkhill Road in Cornwall. Troopers report that Michael Maloney, 41, of Bangor, N.Y., was driving a 2016 Chevy Silverado pickup when he pulled to the side of the road to allow another vehicle to pass. Upon doing so, police report, the truck got caught on the soft shoulder, slid off the roadway and turned onto its side in the ditch.
While speaking with Maloney, troopers detected signs of impairment, so they screened him for drunk driving, took him to the New Haven state police barracks for processing and later released him after citing him for driving under the influence of alcohol.
In other recent activity, Vermont State Police:
•  On Feb. 5 at a little before 1 p.m. responded to a two-car crash on Route 7 near South Middlebrook Road in Waltham. Initial reports indicated that there was airbag deployment and injuries. Police report that Susan Bourdon, 60, of Waltham was driving northbound and stopped to turn left onto South Middlebrook Road, when a car driven by Molly Saunders, 27, of Middlebury ran into the rear end of Bourdon’s car — causing a lot of damage. Saunders’ car was totaled; no injuries were reported. Police are still investigating.
Vermont State Police were assisted on scene by members of Vergennes Fire Department, Vergennes Area Rescue Squad and the Bristol Rescue Squad.
•  On Feb. 9 at around 5:40 p.m. received a 911 call reporting that a car had crashed into a tree off Route 7 near Carol’s Hungry Mind in New Haven. Initial reports were no other cars were involved and there appeared to be no injuries. Police report that Karl-Matthew Lin, 19, of Middlebury told them he was driving a 2017 Ford Escape southbound on Route 7 and started to pass another southbound car, but saw a northbound vehicle cresting the hill in front of him and swerved left. The Escape went off the east side of the road traveled across a snow-covered lawn and struck a tree. Lin and his three passengers were all screened roadside by rescue personnel for minor bumps and contusions. Troopers cited Lin for negligent driving; however, the newspaper was told that the case was dismissed.
On Nov. 15, 2018, the Addison Superior Court, criminal division, issued an order to expunge this case. The order reads, in part, “All records related to the arrest, citation, investigation, charge, adjudication of guilt, criminal proceedings and probation related to the deferred sentence shall be expunged. Defendant [Karl-Matthew Lin] will hereafter be treated in all respects as if he or she had never been arrested ….
“Judiciary, prosecutorial and law enforcement personnel and departments shall reply to any request for information to no record exists.”
•  On Feb. 10 at approximately 7:35 p.m. were dispatched to a motor vehicle versus snowmobile crash on Route 22A in Benson. Police report that a snowmobile crossing the highway failed to yield to a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Jonathan P. Bruso of Orwell. Bruso’s vehicle struck the snowmobile, causing non-life-threatening injuries to the driver. DUI charges were pending against the snowmobiler awaiting blood test results. State police cited Bruso for driving with a criminally suspended license.
•  On Feb. 11 at approximately 1:45 a.m. stopped a vehicle on Hardscrabble Road in Monkton after observing several traffic infractions. Police cited Jacob Jimmo, 32, of Lincoln for driving with a criminally suspended license.
•  On Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. stopped a car on Route 7 in Middlebury that was driven by a person known to have a suspended license. Police ended up citing Cheryl Barrows 53, of Salisbury for driving with a criminally suspended license.
•  On Feb. 12 at approximately 7 p.m. watched a motor vehicle disregard a stop sign at the corner of North Street and Plank Road in New Haven. After checking with the Department of Motor Vehicles, the trooper cited Josh Thorpe, 34, of Whiting for driving with a criminally suspended license.
Vermont State Police release a daily log of a selection of their activities. In Addison County, those activities included:
•  Feb. 6, motorist assistance, Route 17, Addison.
•  Feb. 6, citizen assist, Jockey Lane, Monkton.
•  Feb. 6, sex offender registry check, Route 7, New Haven.
•  Feb. 6, citizen assist, Tatro Road, Starksboro.
•  Feb. 7, motor vehicle/disturbances, Dog Team Road, New Haven.
•  Feb. 7, traffic crash, Route 125, Cornwall.
•  Feb. 7, motor vehicle/disturbances, Route 7 and 17, New Haven.
•  Feb. 7, DUI, Route 30, Cornwall.
•  Feb. 7, agency assist, Larose Lane, Bristol.
•  Feb. 7, suspicious person or circumstance, Shacksboro Road, Shoreham.
•  Feb. 8, accident with injury, Route 7, Salisbury.
•  Feb. 8, suspicious person or circumstance, Route 7, Ferrisburgh.
•  Feb. 9, motorist assistance, Route 7 and Whitman Hill Road, Vergennes.
•  Feb. 9, careless or negligent driving, Route 7, New Haven.
•  Feb. 10, motorist assistance, Bristol Road, Monkton.
•  Feb. 10, agency assist, Route 7 and Plank Road, Waltham.
•  Feb. 10, traffic crash, Upper Notch Road, Bristol.
•  Feb. 10, motor vehicle/disturbances, West Road and Route 22A, Panton.
•  Feb. 10, welfare check, Lincoln Gap Road, Lincoln.
•  Feb. 10, accident with damages, Silver Street, Monkton.
•  Feb. 10, traffic crash, Route 17 at the Bristol/Starksboro town line.
•  Feb. 10, driving with a suspended license, Bristol and Hardscrabble roads, Monkton.
•  Feb. 11, motor vehicle/disturbances, Route 17, Starksboro.
•  Feb. 11, accident with damage, Dakin Road, Ferrisburgh.
•  Feb. 11, traffic crash, Route 74E and Route 22A, Shoreham.
•  Feb. 12, motor vehicle or other disturbances, Munson Road and Route 116, Middlebury.
•  Feb. 12, driving without insurance, Route 7 and Middlebrook Road, Ferrisburgh.
•  Feb. 12, directed patrol, Route 7 near the fire station in Ferrisburgh.
•  Feb. 12, juvenile problem, Old Stage Road, Orwell.
•           Feb. 12, driving with a criminally suspended license, North Street and Quarry Road, New Haven. 

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