Editor’s note: An arrest or a charge is not a conviction. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.
Granville Police Department
11:34 a.m. Granville police were dispatched to the Big Lots parking lot on Quaker Street for an automobile accident that did not result in any injuries. A 26-year-old Hudson Falls woman pulled into a parking space and misjudged the area in front of her, causing her to strike the driver side rear quarter panel of a unoccupied car belonging to a 52-year-old Pawlet, Vermont woman. The 26-year-old parked her truck. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and were able to be driven from the scene. The drivers exchanged information at the police station.
6:16 p.m. A 33-year-old Factory Street woman and a 22-year-old Poultney, Vermont man approached a Granville police officer and stated they had no place to stay. The man and woman requested contact information for the Department of Social Services to see whether they could be put up for the night. The officer contacted the on-call person at DSS, provided information on the man and woman and was advised that DSS would contact the subjects if there was a place for them to stay.
In connection with a 911 call placed on Sept. 12 regarding fireworks detonated at the Little League playground that resulted in damage to a slide and burn marks on the concrete at the basketball court, a 19-year-old Granville man came to the station on two different occasions to tell police he had been involved in the incident and wanted to take responsibility for it. The man told police that he had been intoxicated, had been chased from the scene by an unknown person and did not know that police had been contacted. He asked police when would be the best time to return to the station to be processed. On Oct. 8, the man, Jacob B. Gordon, returned to the station after being advised by his lawyer to be processed. Gordon was processed for criminal mischief and trespass and issued an appearance ticket.
2:44 a.m. While on patrol, an officer observed all interior lights at Granville Family Health on North Street appeared to be on. There were no vehicles in the parking lot. The officer checked the building, and it seemed to be secure.
7:05 a.m. A large bag of medications was turned in and placed into the temporary evidence holding spot for later destruction.
5:23 p.m. A Granville police officer responded to Quaker Street on a call regarding wires in the roadway. The officer located what appeared to be a telephone wire that had been knocked down by a vehicle. The officer pulled the wire from the road and notified dispatch of the pole number.
Whitehall Police Department
11:30 a.m. A loose dog was called in near Community Bank. The officer located the dog and returned it to a 44-year-old man of 13 Lafayette St. who is the owner.
9:06 a.m. Officers assisted a citizen who requested to be in contact with an ECON officer. The name and number were provided.
2:30 p.m. Officers were called to 28 Williams St. for a report of juveniles climbing onto the dugouts of the rec center. The officer spoke with a 13-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy who stated they were climbing on the dugouts. The officer told them not to climb them as it could damage the dugout and they could get hurt and be held liable for those damages.
4:30 p.m. A 62-year-old came into the station for a separate purpose and advised that on his way he located a wallet on the street. The officer found a license belonging to a 37-year-old man of 9 Doig St. The officer contacted the man to return it. No cash was in the wallet upon receiving it only credit cards and the man’s ID.
5:10 p.m. Officers were called to 9 Potter St. for a disturbance described by the caller as screaming and yelling. The officer checked with the residents and found no one in distress. The officer also checked the area and found no one in distress or yelling. Dispatch said the caller did not give any information and did not want an interview.
5:17 p.m. A 25-year-old man contacted police on the seven-digit phone line. The man stated that his neighbors’ dogs have been barking constantly for an extended period and that they have already been warned. The man demanded that something be done and a ticket be issued. The officer advised that he would patrol to the address where the dogs were barking and speak to the owners. The officer spoke with a 38-year-old man and 39-year-old woman, and they said that the dogs were never out and barking for more than five minutes, which doesn’t violate local law for the village of Whitehall. The officer told them that the neighbor had been complaining that the dogs were out in barking for longer than 20 minutes and that if the neighbor decided to give a statement and a complaint since the incident did not occur in the officer’s presence, they may be getting a summons to court. The officer recontacted the caller and told him they spoke with the owners and that if he wanted to come to the station to provide a written statement and a complaint, he had the right to do so. The man said he believed that speaking to the owners was enough.
New York State Police
Tristan J. Anderson, 24, of Schuylerville was arrested for one count of criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a class A misdemeanor; two counts of criminal contempt in the first degree, specifically physical contact, a class E felony; one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a class A misdemeanor; and one count of aggravated family offense, a class E felony. They were being held.
2:30 a.m. Brian M. Degen, 33, of Jackson was arrested for criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a class A misdemeanor. He was issued an appearance ticket.
10:04 a.m. An 18-year-old from Shushan was arrested for unauthorized use of a vehicle without the owner’s consent, a class A misdemeanor. They were issued an appearance ticket.
Vermont State Police
1:02 a.m. Vermont State Police were called to a reported family fight on Pleasant Street in Fair Haven. Investigation revealed Jason Sheldrick, 37, of Proctor had operated a motor vehicle during the incident and troopers detected signs of impairment. Sheldrick was tested for sobriety and taken into custody for driving under the influence. Sheldrick was transported for processing and released on a citation to appear in Rutland County Superior Court, Criminal Division, to answer for the charge of DUI #2 at a later date. Troopers were assisted by the Castleton Police Department.
12:22 a.m. Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for an observed motor vehicle violation. While speaking with the operator, Michael Harrison, 22, of Rutland Town, signs of impairment were observed. Harrison tested and was subsequently taken into custody for driving under the influence. Harrison was transported for processing and released on a citation to appear at a later date in Rutland County Superior Court, Criminal Division, to answer to the charge of DUI.
11:58 p.m. Vermont State Police responded to a single motor vehicle crash on Vermont Route 30 in the Town of Rupert and observed a vehicle off the roadway in the Mettawee River. Investigation revealed that Kara Corlew, 37, of Londonderry was traveling south on Vermont Route 30 before leaving the roadway. There was a slight curve to the left in this section of Route 30, and Corlew, failing to maintain her lane of travel, drove outside the white fog line and continued straight through the embankment. Her 2015 Toyota Tundra eventually went airborne into the Mettawee River and landed on its roof. Based on investigation, Corlew had fallen asleep while driving; impairment was not suspected to be the cause of the crash. Corlew was wearing her seatbelt, which protected her from sustaining injuries. Her truck was totaled. Vermont State Police were assisted by the Rupert Fire Department and Paul’s Towing Service.
3:01 p.m. Vermont State Police responded to the report of a single-vehicle crash on Vermont Route 103 about a mile north of Vermont Route 140 in the Town of Wallingford. It was determined that a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Deidreanna Wood-Bethke, 26, of Newport, was traveling north on Vermont Route 103 when Wood-Bethke lost control of the vehicle and traveled into the ditch, then overturned on its side landing in the roadway. Wood-Bethke was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries; her car sustained significant damage. Vermont State Police were assisted by the Wallingford Fire Department, Shrewsbury Fire Department, Regional Ambulance Service and Earle’s Towing. A Vermont civil violation complaint is pending.
11:02 p.m. Vermont State Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the Town of West Rutland. Through investigation, it was determined Wayne Pease, 20, of West Rutland caused bodily injury to a household member. Pease was taken into custody and transported to the Rutland State Police Barracks for processing.