Vermont State Police Log: Detectives cite city man for sexual assault of juvenile
ADDISON COUNTY — On April 19, Vermont State Police Det. Trooper Patrick Slaney cited Thomas Hall, 45, of Vergennes for three counts of sexual assault based on incidents reported earlier this year.
State police detectives assigned to the Bureau of Criminal Investigations on Feb. 13 were notified of a sexual assault complaint in Ferrisburgh. During the course of investigation, which included a number of interviews, police report that they learned Hall on three occasions sexually assaulted a juvenile.
Hall is scheduled to answer the charges on May 21 in Addison Superior Court, criminal division.
In other recent activity Vermont State Police:
• On April 11 cited Harlie Wimble, 28, of Granville, for driving with a criminally suspended license.
• On April 17, during the late-day hours, conducted a saturation patrol on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh, Waltham and New Haven with a focus on speed violations, drivers’ use of handheld devices while driving, use of seatbelts and promotion of driver safety and education. As a result of the patrol police stopped 12 vehicles resulting in six traffic tickets and seven written warnings.
• On April 17 stopped a vehicle on Route 7 in North Ferrisburgh and cited Thomas Barr, 38, of Burlington for driving with a criminally suspended license.
• On April 17 at approximately 4 p.m. responded to a one-car crash on Route 22A in Orwell. State police said that Gabrielle Ochs, 19, of Orwell, was driving a 2007 Dodge Caliber when it left the road and struck a tree. Ochs and her passenger were transported to Porter Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The car was considered a total loss.
Route 22A was temporarily reduced to one lane of travel due to the collision.
Vermont State Police officers were assisted on scene by members of the Orwell Fire Department, Middlebury Regional EMS and the Orwell Rescue Squad.
• On April 17 at approximately 5:45 p.m. tried to stop a black Honda Civic on Route 116 in Bristol for defective equipment, and the vehicle accelerated and passed multiple vehicle while travelling southbound. Police report that the vehicle drove into oncoming traffic, causing multiple vehicles to drive off the paved roadway and onto the soft shoulder. Troopers used blue lights and sirens to stop the vehicle, and the vehicle stopped approximately 30 seconds after the lights and sirens were activated, troopers report.
Police cited the driver, identified as 24-year-old Christopher Shores of Middlebury, for a felony charge of attempting to elude a police officer with negligent driving, driving with a criminally suspended license and violating court ordered conditions of release. Shores was jailed with bail set at $1,000.
• On April 18 responded to a Route 22A home in Panton for a domestic dispute. Police alleged that Richard Marszalkowski, 56, of Panton had assaulted a household member. Police arrested Marszalkowski and cited him for domestic assault and with interference with access to emergency services.
• On April 18 at approximately 8 p.m., issued an alert to officers to be on the lookout for a grey Mini Cooper with a particular license plate after the vehicle fled the scene of a family fight. About 45 minutes later troopers stopped the vehicle on Big Hollow Road in Starksboro and cited the driver, identified as 73-year-old Charles Miller of Starksboro, for driving under the influence, first offense.
• On April 20, at approximately 4 p.m., responded with Middlebury police to a Bridport home for a domestic dispute. Troopers allege that Mariah Davignon, 31, of Windsor assaulted a household member. Davignon left the scene and was located later that evening with the help of troopers from the Westminster barracks and Windsor police in the town of Windsor. Windsor police arrested Davignon and she was cited for domestic assault.
• On April 21 at approximately 2:34 a.m. stopped a motor vehicle on Route 7 in New Haven after observing multiple motor vehicle violations. Police cited Susan Lamonda, 52, of Middlebury for driving under the influence.
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