Careless and negligent
Marilyn Steinberg Palef, 64, of Montreal was cited by Richmond police on July 27 on a charge of careless and negligent operation of a vehicle after motorists reported that her vehicle was “operating erratically” on Interstate 89 in Williston, according to police reports. Police followed the vehicle at close distance for about 5 minutes, during which time they observed Palef swerving outside of her lane 18 times, the report notes. She was cited to appear in court on Aug. 19.
A New York resident reported to police on July 14 that his cell phone charger was stolen from his unlocked vehicle parked at Home Depot, according to police reports. No other information was released.
Clyde Bovat, 65, of St. George was cited on a charge of petit larceny on May 27 after Vermont State Police received a complaint of a stolen vehicle. Investigation revealed Bovat, the property manager of the St. George Villa trailer park, had towed the vehicle in accordance with a lease agreement. However, Bovat then towed the vehicle to Burnett Scrap Metals, where he had the vehicle scrapped, according to the report. Bovat was cited to appear in court. Burnett Scrap Metals was issued a civil violation for failing to properly document the scrap metal transaction, the report notes.
Jesse Snelling, 30, of Westminster was cited on a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct at Vermont Tap House on July 14, according to police reports. No other information was released.
A Van Sicklen road resident called police on July 15 to report that a bear was damaging his property. The homeowner showed police several bird feeders “which had been bent over and opened,” according to the report. Police advise residents to secure their trash containers and take in bird feeders at this time of year as there have been bear sightings in the area.
Possession with intent to distribute
Jordan N. Parent, 24, of Charlotte was cited on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute on July 17, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
Ryan E. Boyea, 23, of Malone, N.Y., was arrested on an outstanding warrant on July 18, according to police reports. He was taken to Chittenden County Correctional Facility and subsequently released.
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. Multiple charges