Feb. 16, 2012
Williston Police are investigating a residential burglary that occurred between Feb. 9 and 11. Taken in the burglary was a large safe weighing approximately 150 pounds and containing a substantial amount of cash. Two guns were also stolen from the residence. Anyone with information is asked to call the Williston Police Department at 878-6611 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-427-8477 or 864-6666.
Police received a report of a window having been broken by a shot from a BB gun on Feb. 8, according to police reports. No other information was released.
Matthew B. Corbitt, 28, of South Burlington was arrested on Feb. 9 on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court on a driving with a suspended license charge, according to police reports. He was taken to Chittenden County Correctional Center. No other information was released.
Driving under the influence
- Daniel D. Brooks, 41, of Colchester was cited on a charge of driving under the influence on Feb. 10, according to police reports. His blood alcohol concentration was .094, the report notes. The legal limit for driving in Vermont is .08. He was cited to appear in court.
- Jason W. Poljacik, 30, of Chittenden was cited on a charge of driving under the influence-second offense on Feb. 11, according to police reports. His blood alcohol concentration was .140, the report notes. He was cited to appear in court.
Driving with suspended license
- Karl J. Poirier, 54, of Burlington was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license-criminal on Feb. 11, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court on March 5.
- Demetrius Reeves, 34, of Essex Junction was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on Feb. 12, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
Darin Jaques, 47, of Williston was cited on a charge of domestic assault on Feb. 10 after an altercation with a family member, according to police reports.
Grossly Negligent Operation
Matthew A. Smith, 46, of Essex Junction was cited on a charge of grossly negligent operation by Vermont State Police on Feb. 11, according to a police report. Vermont State Police came upon a vehicle that was stopped in the southbound lane of travel on Vermont 2A in Williston for an unknown reason, the report said. Upon checking the vehicle, the operator, Matthew Smith, the only occupant in the vehicle, was passed out in the driver’s seat with the vehicle running, in gear, and his foot only partially on the brake, the report said. The report also said that upon waking Smith up and speaking to him, it was found that he had taken prescription medication earlier in the night and said he knew he should not have been driving a vehicle. Smith was processed at the Williston State Police Barracks and released on a citation to appear in court on April 24, the report said.
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.