Police Log

Saturday June 15, 2013

Bellows Falls

-- A Vernon man was cited for three charges on Saturday, June 8.

Jacob Wunsch, 21, was cited for domestic assault, interference with access to emergency services and violations of conditions of release. He was processed and lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility and ordered to appear in Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division on Monday, June 10.

-- A juvenile was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol on Green Street at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5.

He was ordered to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge.

-- Dylan A. Fraser-Gilbert, of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., was cited for DUI #2 and possession of marijuana in May.

He was ordered held on $1,000 cash or surety bond. He was transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility to be arraigned on Friday, May 31.


-- Troopers with the Vermont State Police were monitoring traffic on Interstate 91 in the area of Exit 3 at approximately 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, when they clocked a northbound vehicle in excess of the posted 65 mph speed limit.

The vehicle, a 2007 GMC Yukon operated by Mark T. Maloney, 44, of Fairfield, Conn., was stopped by mile-marker 12/25 for speeding. A license check revealed that Maloney’s license to drive in Vermont had been criminally suspended as a result of a DUI conviction in 2000. Maloney was taken into custody and processed for the offense at the Brattleboro barracks.

He was released and cited to appear in court on Tuesday, July 23, to face the charge of driving while license suspended. Maloney was also issued a traffic ticket for the speeding violation.


-- At 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, Vermont State Police were alerted to an unlawful trespass and vandalism that occurred at a residence on Lucier Road.

Police say the incident likely happened within the few days prior to the reporting.

Anyone who has observed suspicious activity in the area is encouraged to contact Trooper James Matthews at 802-254-2382.

Keene, N.H.

-- Bradford Rockwell, 65, of Putney, was cited for operating after a license suspension along Route 9 on Thursday, June 6.


-- Vermont State Police are investigating a vandalism to a truck that occurred at 289 Magic Mountain Access Road. During the overnight hours between Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, a window was broken out of the cap of a truck. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at 802-875-2112.


-- Wendell Hamilton, 42, of Newfane, was cited in May for domestic assault of a family member. Hamilton was released with a citation to appear in court, along with conditions of release.


-- Douglas Sylvester, 22, of Putney, was uninjured Thursday, June 6, after the 2013 Jeep Patriot he was driving went off the opposite side of the road and crashed into a tree.

According to Vermont State Police, Sylvester was wearing a seatbelt and his airbags deployed but the vehicle was totaled. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, police say. Evidence suggests Sylvester fell asleep at the wheel.


-- Thomas C. Morris, 38, of Athens, was cited on Friday, March 31, for driving with a criminally suspended license and careless and negligent operation.

According to a report, the Windham County Sheriff’s Department attempted to stop a vehicle for a minor motor vehicle offense. The operator of the motor vehicle attempted to elude the deputy but lost control of the vehicle he was driving. Morris was ordered to appear in Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date.

South Newfane

-- Police are looking for information regarding approximately 30 decorative cement blocks reported stolen from a Stratton Hill Road residence during May. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windham County Sheriff’s Department at 802-365-4942.


-- Vermont State Trooper Travis Valcourt is investigating an incident in which jewelry, cash and a high-definition television were allegedly stolen from a State Forest Road residence.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Valcourt at 802-254-2382 or call the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at 802-241-5355.


-- At 12:48 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, Vermont State Police in Rockingham received a call regarding a motor vehicle crash on Westminster West Road.

Police arrived at the scene and spoke with Claire Venman-Clay, 30, of Saxtons River, who was in the vehicle crash. Police determined a bee flew into Venman-Clay’s window and caused her to go off the road and into a tree. She was uninjured.


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