Police Log

Jan. 6- At 7:30 a.m., Corporal Josh Murray of the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department made contact with Erick J. McLellan, 22, of Brattleboro, on Route 119. Through the course of the interaction, Murray learned that McLellan had an electronic bench warrant. McLellan was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Hinsdale Police Department for processing. McLellan also was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jan. 8

- At 11:40 a.m., the Vermont State Police took into custody Robert Lawrence, 33, of Westminster, for violating the conditions of his release.

- At 4:10 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a report of single-vehicle crash on Route 5 in Guilford. Troopers determined Ulysses Parker, 21, of Vernon, was driving a crane truck when a vehicle in front of him stopped for a school bus. Parker attempted to stop his truck but began to skid on the snow-covered roadway. To avoid a rear-end collision, Parker veered to the right and was nearly stopped when the right set of tires slipped off the shoulder. His vehicle rolled down a steep embankment and came to rest upon its roof. The truck, which received damage to the cab, is owned by D & E Tree Company of Guilford.

- At 5:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police took into custody Nicholas Gregory, 43, of Westminster, on an arrest warrant. He was transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility.

Jan. 9

- At just before midnight, the Vermont State Police responded to Route 30 in Townshend for the report of a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner. As a result, Robert E. Joslin Jr., 33 of Wardsboro, was arrested and cited with driving under the influence and resisting arrest.

Jan. 10

- At 9:32 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 11 in Londonderry. Investigation revealed that Timothy Newswanger, 25, of Lewisburg, Pa., was traveling west on Route 11 in a 2007 Peterbilt wide load tractor trailer, hauling a modular home. Kurt Blumenfield, 29, of Springfield, was traveling east on Route 11 in a 2003 Audi. Police report that Blumenfield was taking up a good portion of the west bound lane and crashed into the trailer. He was transported to Springfield Hospital for minor injuries.

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