August 2, 2014

Police Notes

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Vandalism

  • Police received a report from a woman on Sept. 11 that while shopping at Goodwill, someone “wrote ‘ass’ on her (vehicle) door with a marker,” according to police reports. An officer investigated and was able to “wipe off the writing with his finger,” according to the report.
  • An Essex Road resident reported to police on Sept. 11 that someone had “sliced” some political signs on his lawn overnight, according to police reports. He was advised to call police if “anything else suspicious” happened.

 

Theft

  • Holly L. Cota, 35, of Williston was cited on a charge of retail theft on Sept. 10 after stealing $372 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart, according to police reports. She was cited to appear in court.
  • A Casey Lane resident reported to police on Sept. 15 that $150 was stolen from her vehicle, according to police reports. A Hillcrest Lane resident also reported a theft from his vehicle the same day, the report notes. Both cases are under investigation.

 

Assault

Norman J. Blay, 69, of Williston was cited on a charge of aggravated assault after trying to hit a resident in the parking lot of his housing development with his car on Sept. 11, according to a police affidavit. Blay admitted to police that he was angry with the resident but that “veering” his vehicle toward her was “a joke,” according to the affidavit. He was cited to appear in court.

 

Driving under the influence

William A. Menke, 22, of Essex Junction was cited on a charge of driving under the influence-refusal on Sept. 12, according to police reports. No other information was released.

 

Adoption raffle

Police received a report on Sept. 13 that a woman was going door to door in a local neighborhood selling raffle tickets to raise money “so she could adopt a child,” according to police reports. The woman was told she needs a peddler’s permit in order to sell door to door, the report notes.

 

Bat in a box

Police were called to a Chaloux Lane residence regarding a bat “trapped” in a resident’s bathroom on Sept. 14, according to police reports. Police captured the bat in a box and “removed it outside,” the report notes.

 

Multiple charges

Kahal M. Gharouni, 28, of Milton was cited on charges of driving under the influence, second offense-refusal and leaving the scene of an accident on Sept. 15, according to police reports. He was taken to Chittenden County Correctional Center.

 

Driving with suspended license

  • BethAnn Brown, 32, of Colchester was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on Sept. 3, according to police reports. She was cited to appear in court.
  • Stephen Strella, 22, of Burlington was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on Sept. 8, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
  • Holly Martelle, 42, of Essex Junction was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on Sept. 14, according to police reports. She was cited to appear in court.
  • Jeffrey C. Patnaude, 54, of Winooski was cited on a charge of driving with a suspended license on Sept. 12, according to police reports. He was cited to appear in court.
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