Police Beat, Sept. 21, 2023

Editors Note: An arrest or charge is not a conviction. All persons listed are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges can be amended or dismissed.

Whitehall Police

An argument over whose trees were being cut down brought police to mediate the dispute. No luck for one of the men involved as he ended up under arrest.

Officers were also called to investigate graffiti drawn on the Saunders Street bridge.

Washington County Sheriff

Sept. 8

11 a.m. After receiving a tip concerning drug sales, deputies responded to a Farley Road residence in Fort Ann where the investigation allegedly found drugs and drug paraphernalia. Aaron Arquette, 31, and Debra Marciano-Brown, 46, now face several felony drug counts. Each were arraigned with Arquette released until further court proceedings. Marciano-Brown was remanded to the Washington County Correctional Facility due to past convictions.

Vermont State Police

Sept. 11

12:30 a.m. – State Police responded to a report of a tractor-trailer off the road and on its side along U.S. Route 4 in Mendon. The investigation revealed the operator, 29-year-old Khalif Coleman of Troy, New York, admitted to falling asleep and losing control of the vehicle. Coleman suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to the Rutland Regional Medical Center. Troopers say charges are pending.

7:46 p.m. – Troopers responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on U.S. Route 4 east near Park Lane in Mendon. The subsequent investigation revealed a vehicle driven by 62-year-old Jonathan Quidore of Killington had driven off the road, struck a mile marker post, then a business signpost, destroying it, then striking a power pole, damaging that and eventually coming to rest atop another business’ signpost. Troopers allegedly detected signs of intoxication and Quidore was charged with DUI. He was released on a citation to appear in Rutland Superior Court-Criminal Division. Troopers were assisted by the Rutland City Fire Department.

Sept. 12

12:43 a.m. – Troopers responded to a Pittsford residence for a report of a domestic disturbance. The investigation revealed that 38-year-old Travis Bovey of Pittsford was alleged to have caused pain or injury to a family or household member. Bovey was placed under arrest, processed at the Rutland barracks and subsequently issued court-ordered conditions of release. He is scheduled to appear in Rutland Superior Court-Criminal Division.