July 23, 2014

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Police seek check fraud suspect

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Williston Police are looking for help identifying a reportedly pregnant woman who went into Home Depot on March 12 and attempted to buy a drill set with a $500 American Express traveler’s check, which was counterfeit. Police would like to remind all stores to please verify all traveler’s checks prior to processing transactions.

Police seek theft suspect

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Williston Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who has been seen using a stolen credit card at several area businesses. To date, the man has falsely charged $6,322.71 to the victim’s card. If anyone recognizes him or has information pertaining to this incident, please contact the Williston Police Department at 878-6611.

Disorderly conduct

A man was transported by police from Town Place Suites to Act 1 detoxification center on March 17 after a hotel employee reported the man was in the pool area “naked and was throwing beer bottles and chairs around,” according to police reports.

Theft

  • A package containing a mermaid statue was reportedly stolen from a resident’s doorstep on March 13, according to police reports. The case is under investigation.
  • $600 worth of “property” was reportedly stolen from Cooper Mechanical on March 13, after the company discovered that four trucks had their locks cut off the back doors and items were missing, according to police reports. The investigation is ongoing.
  • A catalytic converter was stolen from Melody Electric on March 14, according to police reports. The case is under investigation.
  • Sean Michael Noonan, 37, described by police as homeless, was cited on a charge of retail theft from Wal-Mart on Feb. 4 after allegedly stealing more than $128 worth of merchandise, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.

Multiple charges

  • Rosanna Pribilovics, 60, of Fairfax was cited on charges of writing a check on a closed account and violation of conditions of release on March 5, according to police reports. No other information was released.
  • Nathan A. Brownell, 24, of Grand Isle was cited on two counts of retail theft from Best Buy and one count of false pretenses on March 8, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court on April 1.
  • Lisa Winn, 43, of Shelburne was cited on a charge of retail theft after allegedly stealing $450 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart on March 3, according to police reports. She was also cited on charges of driving with a suspended license and violating conditions of release, according to the report.

Driving under the influence

  • Valerie E. Woodhouse, 22, of Burlington was cited on a charge of driving under the influence on Feb. 26, according to police reports. Her blood alcohol concentration was .116, the report notes. The legal limit for driving in Vermont is .08. She was cited to appear in court.
  • Gregory M. Nelson, 23, of Williston was cited on a charge of driving under the influence on March 1, according to police reports. His blood alcohol concentration was .186, the report notes. He was cited to appear in court.
  • Amy O’Brien, 34, of Williston was cited on a charge of driving under the influence on March 3, according to police reports. Her blood alcohol concentration was .09, the report notes. She was cited to appear in court.
  • Christopher B. Sigmund, 31, of Essex was cited on a charge of driving under the influence on March 14, according to police reports. His blood alcohol concentration was .143, the report notes. He was cited to appear in court.
  • Christopher R. Hadden, 35, of South Burlington was cited on a charge of driving under the influence on March 15, according to police reports. His blood alcohol concentration was .225, the report notes. He was cited to appear in court.
  • Elisabeth F. Austin, 29, of Williston was cited on a charge of driving under the influence on March 17, according to police reports. Her blood alcohol concentration was .210, the report notes. She was cited to appear in court.

Violation of conditions

Sindy Parizo, 27, of Burlington was cited on a charge of violating conditions of release on March 9, according to police reports. No other information was released.

Possession of marijuana

  • Joshua Brunell, 24, of Colchester was cited on a charge of possession of 1.5 grams of marijuana after he “came into the police department to be arrested” on a previous charge, according to police reports. No other information was released.
  •  William Clarke, 21, of Burlington was cited on a charge of possession of marijuana on March 11, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.

Pipe found

A marijuana pipe was found in a visitation room at the Department of Children and Families on Industrial Avenue on March 14, according to police reports. No other information was released.

Wanted person

Police investigating a report of a “pan-handler in the area of I Party” on March 2 subsequently arrested William M. Guidry, 55, of Brattleboro on an outstanding warrant related to a disorderly conduct charge, according to police reports. He was taken to Chittenden County Correctional Center. No other information was released.

Found property

On March 4, while Vermont State police were investigating a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Old Mill gift shop in Jericho, they located three catalytic converters that appeared to have been recently cut from unknown vehicles. One of these converters has since been identified as stolen from Williston. The other two owners have not been identified. If you have had a catalytic converter stolen from your vehicle in the past week and have not yet reported this to your local police department or if you have a vehicle on your property that is not used daily, police ask that you check your vehicles for this missing part and if found to be missing, contact Sr. Trooper Michelle LeBlanc at the Williston State Police Barracks at 878-7111.

Driving with suspended license

  • Dennis Russin, 33, of Newport was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on March 6, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
  •  Jeremy T. Cummings, 32, of Colchester was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on March 8, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
  •  Henry L. Turner, 24, of St. Albans was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on March 3, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
  • Christopher Labor, 27, of Winooski was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on March 12, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.

Stopped traffic

On March 15, Vermont State Police responded to French Hill on Interstate 89 southbound in Williston for a report of traffic completely stopped due to extremely icy roadway conditions.

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.

 
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