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Vermont State Police Log: Troopers called to domestic assaults

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police jailed two local men accused of domestic violence crimes in two recent incidents.
The first case started a little before 7 p.m. on April 8, when at least three troopers responded to a Starksboro home for a report of a family fight. Police investigated the reported and determined that 52-year-old Gary Bevins of Starksboro had assaulted a family member and one other individual. 
Police arrested Bevins, took him to the New Haven barracks, cited him for first degree aggravated domestic assault and aggravated assault and lodged him at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility for lack of $1,500 bail.
Separately, a trooper went to look into a report of a family fight at a Salisbury home at just passed midnight on April 14. There the trooper concluded that Chad Burrell, 43, of Salisbury had assaulted a family member and had interfered when the person tried to call for help — all in front of a child.
After arresting Burrell and taking him to the barracks, the trooper cited him with domestic assault, interference with emergency services and committing an offense in the presence of a child. Police jailed Burrell at Marble Valley for lack of $200 bail.
In other recent activity, state police troopers:
•  On April 6 at 10 minutes before 11 a.m. receive a report of a man who was unresponsive in a vehicle at the Jiffy Mart convenience store off Route 7 in New Haven. Police report that the Bristol Rescue Squad screened driver Scott Lee, 49, of Charlotte and released him into the custody of the state police. Troopers, who determined that Lee had been in actual physical control of the vehicle, cited him for driving under the influence and violation of conditions.
•  On April 12 at a few minutes after 2 p.m. saw a vehicle speeding passed multiple vehicles on Route 7 in New Haven. The trooper used a radar device and clocked the vehicle at 78 mph in a 40 mph zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and cited Michael Boyden, 36, of Vergennes for speeding. He also issued Boyden a ticket with a penalty of $571 and eight points on his license.
•  On April 12 at around 3 p.m. got a report that someone at a Bristol home who was intoxicated and engaging in tumultuous behavior. Police investigated and determined that Judith Ambrose, 66, of Bristol had willfully damaged several motorcycles on the property, and cited Ambrose for unlawful mischief.

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