Vermont State Police Log: Troopers apprehend Halfway House burglary suspects at Shoreham site with burglary tools and cash

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police troopers responded to a burglary in progress at the Halfway House Restaurant on Route 22A in Shoreham this past Saturday, June 16, at around 10 p.m.
Troopers report that when they arrived they found Mark Currier, 30, of Salisbury and Nicole Swank, 35, of Vergennes on the restaurant property.
Police said that after investigating they determined that Currier and Swank had broken into the restaurant with a hammer and tire iron, and stole cash from the register. Police recovered the cash on the scene, and reported that the duo tried to deflect investigators by giving them false information.
State police took Currier and Swank into custody and cited them for burglary, possession of burglar’s tools and providing false information to police. Currier was lodged at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility with bail set at $25,000; Swank was released after being cited.
In other recent activity, Vermont State Police:
•  On June 12 at a little before 12:50 p.m. received a report of a two-car crash at the intersection of Route 22A and Richville Road in Shoreham. Police report that the first car was being driven by a 17-year-old juvenile, who claimed she had been stopped on Richville Road, then collided with the second vehicle as she traveled through the intersection. The driver of the second car told police that as she drove south on 22A through the intersection of Richville Road, the first car failed to stop at a stop sign and proceeded to collide with her. The crash totaled both vehicles, but no injuries were sustained and no alcohol or drugs appeared have been involved. A civil complaint is pending.
•  On June 12 at around 2:20 p.m., responded to a two-car crash in Bristol at the intersection of Stoney Hill Road and Lovers Lane. The driver of the first car, identified as 64-year-old Lorraine Kayser of Panton, told police that as she turned left from Stoney Hill Road onto Lovers Lane, the sun was in her eyes and she didn’t see another car stopped on Lovers Lane. Kayser’s car clipped the second car, which was driven by Dale Woods, 65, of Bristol. Both vehicles sustained minor damage, but no injuries were sustained and no alcohol or drugs appeared to have been involved. A civil complaint is pending.
•  On June 14 at around 4:40 a.m., stopped a car for speeding at Cady Road in Middlebury. Police said the driver, Jeremy Kaveckas, 36, of Merrimack, N.H., was driving 74 mph in a 40 mph zone and cited him for speeding.
•  On the afternoon of June 15, conducted a Saturation Patrol on Route 22A in Orwell, Shoreham, Bridport and Addison, eventually stopping 10 vehicles and issuing seven traffic tickets and three written warnings. These patrols will continue throughout the 22A Safety Corridor and the Addison County area.
•  On June 16 at 1:35 a.m., stopped a car driven by Patrick Dahle, 30, of Farmington, Conn., on Shellhouse Mountain Road in Ferrisburgh. Troopers detected signs of impairment as they spoke with Dahle, screened him for driving under the influence and cited him for DUI.
•  On June 16 at around 10:25 a.m. stopped a car driven on Route 116 in Bristol by Alara Bourgeois, 24, of Bristol, who was known to have a suspended license. Police cited Bourgeois for driving with a criminally suspended license.
•  On June 17 at around 2:32 p.m., responded to a two-car crash on Route 116 in Bristol. The 16-year-old driver of the first car told police that he had been driving north on Route 116 when he lost control of his car while traveling a curve, colliding with another car driving south. No injuries were sustained in the crash, no alcohol or drugs appeared have been involved and no charges have been reported.
State police operating out of the New Haven barracks release a daily log of a selection of their activities. In Addison County, those activities included:
•  June 9, directed patrol, Route 22A, Shoreham.
•  June 9, welfare check, McKnight Lane, Waltham.
•  June 9, alarm, Route 17 West, Addison.
•  June 9, a suspicious person/circumstance, intersection of Routes 7 and 22A, Ferrisburgh.
•  June 9, suspicious person/circumstance, Richville Road, Shoreham.
•  June 9, DUI, Routes 7 and 22A, Ferrisburgh.
•  June 9, DUI, Panton Road and Slang Road, Panton.
•  June 10, 911 hangup, Jersey Street, Panton.
•  June 10, suspicious person/circumstance, Route 125 and Cider Mill Road, Cornwall.
•  June 10, agency assist, Tyler Bridge Road, Starksboro.
•  June 10, citizen assist, Mason Highway North, Starksboro.
•  June 10, citizen assist, Route 74 East, Shoreham.
•  June 10, motor vehicle disturbances, West Salisbury Road, Salisbury, and Route 30, Whiting.
•  June 11, driving with criminally suspended license, Route 7, Leicester.
•  June 11, welfare check, Crosby Heights, Waltham.
•  June 11, motor vehicle disturbances, Carlstrom Road, Bristol.
•  June 11, non-reportable traffic crash, Richville Road, Shoreham.
•  June 12, accident,  Route 22A and Richville Road, Shoreham.
•  June 12, non-reportable traffic crash, Stoney Hill Road and Lovers Lane, Bristol.
•  June 13, mental health assistance, Forge Hill Road, Lincoln.
•  June 13, motor vehicle disturbances, Leicester-Whiting Road, Leicester.
•  June 14, non-reportable traffic crash, Tyler Bridge Road, Starksboro.
•  June 14, citizen assist, Jersey Street, Panton.
•  June 14, phone offenses, Upper Plains Road, Salisbury.
•  June 14, larceny from building, Sanford Road, Orwell.
•  June 14, motor vehicle disturbances, Route 22A, Shoreham.
•  June 15, lost or found property, Lower Notch Road n Bristol.
•  June 15, alarm, Valley View Drive, Monkton
•  June 15, alarm, Southwick Road, New Haven.
•  June 15, suspicious person/circumstance, Upper Plains Road, Salisbury.
•  June 16, DUI, Shellhouse Mountain Road and Dakin Road, Ferrisburgh.
•  June 16, driving with a criminally suspended license, South 116 Road, Bristol.
•  June 16, motor vehicle disturbances, Main Street, Waterbury.
•  June 16, welfare check, Douglas Road, Cornwall.
•  June 16, directed patrol at the intersection of Vermont Route 22A and North Cream Hill Road, Bridport.
•  June 16, motor vehicle disturbances, West Street and Main Street, New Haven.
•  June 17, directed patrol at the intersection of Short Street and Route 22A, Bridport.
•  June 17, directed patrol, Route 7, New Haven.
•  June 17, citizen assist, Old Hollow Road, Ferrisburgh.
•  June 17, citizen assist, Lake Dunmore Fish and Wildlife boat access, Salisbury.
•  June 17, motor vehicle disturbances, Monkton Road, Bristol.

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