December 16, 2018

Police Briefs

Trio caught on forgery charges

The Williston Police made three arrests on forgery charges after investigating a Feb. 12 report of fraudulent checks being passed at New England Federal Credit Union’s Harvest Lane location.

The investigation led police to determine that fraudulent checks were also allegedly passed at NEFCU’s branch at UVM and at the South Burlington branch of Community Bank.

Clara Switser, 32, Michael Larrow Jr., 28, and Barbara Lynch, 52, all of Grand Isle, were charged with forgery. Police allege they defrauded the two banks out of a combined $7,800. Lynch was also charged with stealing two “new account” gifts from NEFCU.

Driver arrested on Oak Hill Road

Williston Police arrested Craig Little, 47, of Huntington on Feb. 15 and charged him with felony DUI (fourth offense), driving with a suspended license and negligent motor vehicle operation after stopping him on Oak Hill Road.

Police were stationed on the road about 8 p.m. when Little allegedly passed driving erratically. After stopping Little, police report he had been consuming alcohol and found that he had a criminally suspended license.

Burlington man charged with inappropriate touching at Walmart

The Williston Police Department has arrested Bruce Butland, 52, of Burlington and charged him with lewd and lascivious conduct. Butland allegedly inappropriately touched a female employee inside the hair salon in the Williston Walmart on Feb. 10.

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