Police Log

March 10

- At 2:28 p.m., the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Main Street for a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a gray 2007 Mazda 3i had struck a traffic barrier pole in front of the business. Christopher J. Ferraina, of Windsor, Conn., was operating the vehicle and ran a red light at an intersection. Sheldon S. Roland, of Cottondale, Fla., was operating a white 2018 Ford F-250 and struck the Mazda as it was driving through the intersection. The collision caused the Mazda to lose control and crash into the traffic barrier. There were no injuries. The entrance to the business was alternating one lane traffic until the investigation was completed.

- At 10:10 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for defective equipment on Stratton Access Road in Stratton. Troopers determined the operator, Robert Moores, 19, of Burlington, had a license that was under criminal suspension. Moores was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date and time.

- At 11:42 p.m, a member of the Vermont State Police was on patrol on Stratton Access Road in Stratton when they observed a vehicle with its hazard lights activated stopped in the middle of the road. The trooper stopped to render aid and during the conversation discovered the operator, Niall P. Dillane, 40, of Westchester, N.Y., had been consuming alcohol. Further investigation revealed that Dillane was impaired by alcohol and he was arrested at the scene. Dillane was transported to the Winhall Police Department where he was fingerprinted, photographed, and processed for driving under the influence. He was issued a citation to appear in court and was later released.

- The Keene, N.H., Police Department arrested Timothy D. Labounty, 27, of Chesterfield, N.H., for domestic violence simple assault.

March 11

- At 3:22 p.m., a member of the Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle traveling southbound on Route 30 in Townshend for a moving violation. The operator, John Brett Gaetjens, 33, of Quincy, Massachusetts, was found to have consumed alcohol and marijuana. Gaetjens was administered field sobriety exercises. Gaetjens was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and transported to the Vermont State Police barracks in Westminster. After being evaluated by a nationally certified Drug Recognition Expert, Gaetjens was processed and subsequently released on a citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division for arraignment on April 24.

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