- A catalytic converter was stolen from a truck parked at Multiband on Chad Lane on April 2, according to police reports. The case is under investigation.
- Four chainsaws valued at up to $3,000 were taken from a locked compartment in a vehicle parked on Wintersport Lane on April 3, according to police reports. The case is under investigation.
- SD Ireland reported to police on April 3 that two inspection stickers were stolen out of company vehicles over the weekend, according to police reports. The case is under investigation.
- Copper wire was stolen from a locked storage container at the “pump station on River Cove Road” on April 3, according to police reports. The lock was cut, the report notes. The case is under investigation.
- Jason Moniz, 30, of East Freetown, Mass. and Teesha Miles, 19, of Swanton were cited on a charge of retail theft from Wal-Mart on April 4 after allegedly stealing more than $640 worth of merchandise, according to police reports. They were cited to appear in court.
Underage drinking, loaded gun
Williston, Richmond and state police began a “directed patrol” on April 6 in Richmond in response to a report of a laser being shined into the cockpit of an airplane heading for Burlington International Airport the previous night, according to police reports. During the patrol, officers discovered a large, underage drinking party on an undeveloped piece of land. Four minors were referred to the teen alcohol safety program in lieu of $300 fines, according to the report. A Vermont game warden confiscated a loaded shotgun at the scene, and cited the driver for “possessing a loaded long gun in a vehicle,” the report notes.
Driving under the influence
On March 31, police responded to a report of a roll-over accident and discovered a vehicle about 25 feet into the woods resting on its roof. The driver, Paul Kumpitsch, 31 of Edenton, North Carolina was taken to Fletcher Allen Health Care for minor injuries and later processed for driving under the influence, according to police reports. He provided a breath sample which indicated his blood alcohol concentration was twice the legal limit several hours after the accident, according to the report. No other information was released.
Jeffrey J. Arena, 29, of South Burlington was cited on charges of driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license from two prior DUI convictions on April 7, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court on May 14. No other information was released.
Driving with license suspended
- Michael J. Pryor, 27, of Fairfax was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on April 1, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
- Jazmine Jarvis, 23, of Essex was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on April 3, according to police reports. She was subsequently taken to Chittenden County Correctional Center on an outstanding warrant from Addison County, the report notes.
Police notes are written based on information provided by the Williston Police Department and the Vermont State Police. Please note that all parties are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.