• At about 1 p.m. a concerned citizen reported finding an unattended firearm at the Guilford shooting range, Sportsmen Inc. If you believe the firearm belongs to you, call the Vermont State Police at 802-722-4600.
• At about 9:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a truck-versus-tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 91 in Springfield. Upon arrival, troopers learned Norman A. Durrell, 55, of Roxbury, was operating a 2016 Volvo tractor trailer and was traveling south on the right lane when Peter N. Schor, 46, of Dummerston, lost control of his truck and traveled from the left lane into the right lane. Schor's truck started to swerve after passing an icy bridge, causing it to travel in between lanes. As a result, the tractor trailer hit the truck's rear, causing the truck to turn sideways. Although Durrell pressed hard on the brakes, the tractor trailer hit the truck a second time on its driver's side rear. This second collision caused the truck to hit a guardrail with its front bumper.
• At about 7 p.m., the Brattleboro Police and Fire Departments with Rescue Inc. responded to a report of a head-on collision in the area of Melrose Terrace and Western Avenue. Western Avenue was restricted to one-way traffic while the incident was investigated. The collision occurred between a 2016 Hyundai Sonata operated by David Liljengren, 25, of Nashua, N.H., and a 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan operated by Jonathan Dubiel, 28, of Winchester, N.H. Liljengren's vehicle crossed the center line and collided with Liljengren's vehicle. A female occupant in Liljengren's car was transported to the hospital for minor injuries. Liljengren was arrested and later released with a citation to appear in court for driving under the influence.
• At about 4 a.m., James Donlyuk, 65, of Nashua, N.H., was traveling westbound on Route 9 in Marlboro at McArthur Road when he came upon an area of melted snow that had turned to ice. Donlyuk lost control of his 2007 Toyota Tacoma and struck the guard rail and then a tree. There were no injuries at this crash. Donlyuk was wearing his seat belt and his air bag activated. His vehicle was totalled. No ticket was issued. A warning was issued for travelling at a speed greater than reasonable under the conditions and potential hazards existing.
• At about 8:15 a.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 91 in Guilford. A witness reported seeing a vehicle traveling northbound at a high rate of speed before going off the roadway in the area of the Welcome Center. Investigation revealed that the operator and lone occupant, Joel Herrle, 28, of Wallingford, Conn., had fallen asleep while driving a 2006 Nissan Sentra. It was also determined that Herrle was driving under the influence of alcohol. Herrle provided a preliminary breath sample which indicated a breath alcohol content of 0.083 percent. Herrle was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. Herrle was processed and released with a citation.
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