Vermont State Police for Nov. 8
ADDISON COUNTY — This past Sunday morning troopers with the Vermont State Police were dispatched to look into a report of an erratic driver around Route 7 and Dakin Road in Ferrisburgh. Around 10:40 a.m. on Nov. 4 police stopped a car driven Jason Rodriguez, 32, of Middlebury.
Troopers said Rodriguez exhibited signs of impairment and took him to the New Haven state police barracks for suspicion of driving under the influence. Police released Rodriguez after citing him for driving under the influence of drugs.
Vergennes police assisted on scene with this investigation.
In other recent activity, state police:
• On Nov. 3 at approximately 4:37 p.m. responded to the Dollar General Store parking lot off Route 7 in Ferrisburgh to look into a report that a person with a suspended driver’s license was seen driving. Police cited Alara Bourgeois, 25, of Ferrisburgh for driving with a criminally suspended.
• On Nov. 4 just before 6 p.m. responded to a one-car crash at the intersection of Lower Hardscrabble Road and Hardscrabble Road in Bristol. Police said that Roy Larrow, 64, of Milton was driving a 2014 Toyota Rav4 southbound on Hardscrabble Road and failed to negotiate a right turn onto Lower Hardscrabble Road, lost control of the vehicle, crossed into the oncoming lane of travel, and collided with a tree. Neither alcohol nor drugs played a factor in the collision, police said.
Larrow received minor injuries and his car was totaled.
A traffic ticket is pending.
Vermont State Police were assisted by Bristol police, Bristol firefighters, Bristol Rescue and Middlebury Regional EMS.
• On Nov. 5 at around 1 p.m. were advised of an individual who had an active warrant for his arrest was inside a home on Button Bay Road in Ferrisburgh. Troopers went to the home and located Luis Velasquez-Cordova, 30, of Ferrisburgh. Police took him into custody for the outstanding warrant for Domestic Assault stemming from an incident in November 2012.
Velasquez-Cordova was transported to the Addison Superior Court where he was transferred into their custody and the custody of the Addison County Sheriff’s Department. Bail was set at $10,000.
• Vermont State Police operating out of New Haven on Tuesday announced that area law enforcement agencies will set up a sobriety checkpoint(s) in Addison County within the next four weeks. This will be done in an effort to monitor the flow of traffic along Vermont’s highways in the interest of detecting and arresting persons under the influence of alcohol or any drug that has impaired their ability to operate a motor vehicle.