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Whitehall police beat

Nov. 30

9:21 p.m. A Broadway resident called police from Hudson Falls to report a male friend with whom she was living was placing her belongings outside their shared apartment. The caller said she planned to move out because of drug activity in the apartment but was not yet doing so. The caller said the male had texted her to say he was throwing her belongings out of the apartment, but when officers went to the scene they found no belongings outside the dwelling. Police contacted the caller and told her it appeared the male was telling her he was throwing out her belongings in an attempt to draw her back to the apartment. The caller said she planned to remove her belongings from the apartment the next day.

Dec. 1

11:49 a.m. An East Street resident called police to report his car had been taken from his driveway between 11 p.m. the previous day and 8:45 a.m. The vehicle owner told police he had left the keys in the car, which also contained some of his wife’s personal items. On Dec. 3, Middlebury, Vermont, police found the vehicle hung up on a tree stump in their jurisdiction. No one was found at the crash site. Middlebury police had the vehicle towed and the owner was contacted.

5:51 p.m. Whitehall police received a second report of a stolen car, this one taken from the parking lot of an auto repair business. The vehicle had last been seen on Nov. 29 around noon when it had been driven out of the garage and parked. The theft was discovered around 3 p.m. two days later. On. Dec. 3, Whitehall police were contacted by Massachusetts State Police, who reported the missing vehicle had been found in Revere, Massachusetts. Two people – Joseph L. Plummer, 34, of Whitehall, and Jessica A. Patt, 39, of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania – were in the vehicle at the time and were subsequently charged by Massachusetts authorities with criminal possession of stolen property, a felony. No charges were filed by Whitehall police because there was no evidence the two had been in the vehicle while it was in Whitehall.

Dec. 2

7:38 p.m. Officers responded to a report that a woman had been “jumped” at a Williams Street business. When police spoke to the woman, she said she had not been struck but had been shoved, which caused her to injure her left ankle. The woman declined medical attention and said she merely wanted the incident documented.

Dec. 3

2:04 p.m. While driving north on Broadway, police observed a pickup truck known to belong to a wanted man driving south on the street. Officers turned around and pursued the vehicle to a residence outside the village, where they discovered the driver was Devin B. Mahar, a known acquaintance of William J. Dydo Jr., 45, of Whitehall, who is wanted on a warrant after he walked out of Washington County Court on Nov. 17 upon learning he was likely to be jailed on a felony criminal contempt charge. Mahar, 44, of Lafayette Street, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor; and driving without insurance, a Vehicle and Traffic Law infraction. The truck was towed. Dydo remains at large.

11 a.m. Police were called to a Williams Street residence in response to a report of a property dispute. Upon arrival, officers found a man moving out of the apartment and was taking his property. A woman who was planning to stay in the apartment was upset about the move. Police said they stood by three times during the move to quell arguments between the two, but no further action was taken.

New York State Police beat

Dec. 1

7:52 p.m. – Troopers were called to the intersection of NYS Route 40 and County Route 17 in Granville for a report of a single vehicle accident. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 21-year-old Dawson R. Severle of Fort Ann, was uninjured in the crash. The subsequent investigation revealed alleged signs of intoxication, for which Severle was charged with DWI and other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. He was processed at the Granville substation, where he recorded a 0.21% blood-alcohol content. Severle was released to a sober third party and ordered to appear in Granville Town Court at a later date.

Dec. 2

12:41 p.m. – Troopers from the Wilton barracks while on patrol along NYS Route 9 in Moreau located an unoccupied vehicle they determined had been stolen the night before from South Glens Falls. Their subsequent investigation determined that 40-year-old Amy M. Purner of Hudson Falls allegedly drove and possessed the vehicle at the location.

Purner was arrested in Moreau, processed, arraigned and released on her own recognizance.

Rutland County Sheriff’s Office beat

Dec. 4

4:56 p.m. – While dealing with a unrelated incident in Clarendon, deputies report 39-year-old Bobby J. Maniery, listed as a transient, approached the scene and allegedly interfere with the ongoing investigation.

A records check indicated Maniery had an active warrant for his arrest on a charge of eluding law enforcement. Deputies say while attempting to place Maniery under arrest he actively resisted. He was quickly subdued and transported to the Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries suffered during the altercation. Once discharged, Maniery was detained on the arrest warrant and lodged in the Marble Valley Correctional Facility pending a court appearance.

Dec. 6

7:13 p.m. – A deputy was dispatched to 192 York St. in Poultney for a reported juvenile problem. Upon speaking with the complainant, it was determined that 43-year-old Robert Jaworski of Pawlet was in the residence. A records check showed Jaworski had an active warrant for his arrest for failing to comply with work crew sentencing on a previous case. Jaworski was placed under arrest and transported to the Marble Valley Correctional Facility, where he was held without bail.

Vermont State Police beat

Dec. 4

12:45 p.m. – Troopers responded to a call on Blissville Road in Poultney for a person allegedly violating several conditions of release following a previous arrest. Through investigation, troopers identified the individual as 33-year-old Daryn Lowell of Poultney and charged him with five counts of violating his conditions of release.

Lowell was issued a citation to appear in Rutland District Court at a later time.

4:07 p.m. – Vermont State Police responded to a single motor vehicle crash with property damage on Vermont Route 30 in the Town of Rupert. Investigation revealed Jeremy Cary, age 39, from Wells, was operating a motor vehicle northbound when his vehicle failed to maintain its lane and collided with a power pole. Cary’s vehicle sustained heavy damage from the crash. Cary was wearing his seatbelt and did not sustain any injuries.

While Troopers interacted with Cary, several indicators of impairment were allegedly observed. Cary was screened for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and was later placed under arrest for the offense. Cary was transported to the Manchester Police Department for processing and subsequently released to a sober third party.

9:44 p.m. – Troopers responded to the Cortina Inn in Rutland for a report of a domestic disturbance. Through investigation it was determined 25-year-old Sequoyah Parchment of Rutland allegedly caused bodily injury to a family or household member while preventing them from calling for assistance. Parchment was charged with domestic assault and interference with access to emergency services. Parchment was processed and released under court-ordered conditions.

Dec. 6

8:24 p.m. – Troopers conducted a vehicle stop in the Town of Rutland for an observed motor vehicle infraction. During the subsequent interaction with the driver, identified as 56-year-old Sean McKinnon of Rutland, signs of alleged impairment were detected. He was administered a standard vehicle sobriety test and subsequently taken into custody and charged with DUI. Troopers also noticed indications of drug activity, called for a drug-sniffing dog and impounded the vehicle pending a search warrant. McKinnon was also then charged with drug possession. He was released on a citation to appear in Rutland District Court.

A passenger in the vehicle, 30-year-old Stewart Babbit of Rutland, consented to a personal search, and was then charged with possession of cocaine. He was also released on citation.

Dec. 7

8:46 p.m. – State police were called to a Bentley Avenue address in Poultney for a report of a domestic assault. Through investigation, troopers determined 43-year-old Matthew Fuller of Poultney allegedly caused bodily injury to a family or household member. Fuller was subsequently taken into custody, processed and charged with domestic assault, He was released with court-or