January 27, 2013

Police Log: Jan. 27, 2013


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BURKE — Three men were charged Friday with burglary after allegedly invading a residence in the Town of Burke.

The alleged burglary happened just after midnight at 339 Burke-Belmont Townline Rd. in the Town of Burke, according to a State Police press release. Police determined two men had forcibly entered the home and assaulted a male victim inside, the State Police said in the release. Two other male subjects remained outside the residence, police said.

Charged with first-degree burglary, a felony, were Corey M. Davis, 20, of Burke; Cory R. Cooley, 20, of North Bangor and Ryan J. Rice, 21, of Burke. Davis, Cooley and Rice were arraigned in Burke Town Court and sent to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

Steven C. Henault, 21, of Burke was charged with fourth-degree conspiracy and making a punishable false written statement. Henault was arraigned in Burke Town Court and released under the supervision of probation, police said.

SOUTH BURLINGTON — A former Plattsburgh man was arrested on various felony charges in Vermont.

On Jan. 20, the Hartford Police Department in Vermont arrested Jason R. Antonetti, 36, in White River Junction. He was described as a “transient” in a Vermont State Police press release.

Antonetti’s arrest was the result of a coordinated investigation conducted by a total of five law enforcement agencies, according to the release.

He allegedly was involved in numerous larcenies, police said in the release. The alleged crimes were committed in Chittenden, Washington and Windsor Counties in Vermont, police said.

Police obtained a search warrant for Antonetti’s vehicle and found stolen property inside the car, police said.

He was charged with larceny, possessing and selling stolen property, fraud and attempted fraud.

Antonetti was sent to the South Burlington Correctional Center in lieu of $12,500 bail.

He was scheduled to appear in Chittenden Superior Court Jan. 22.

Working together on the investigation were Williston-based Vermont State Police, the Winooski Police Department, the Berlin Police Department, the South Burlington Police Department and the Williston Police Department.

LAKE GEORGE — A Willsboro woman was arrested on felony charges Jan. 10.

Brittany M. Evens, 25, was charged with grand larceny, perjury, worker’s compensation fraud and fraud against the state insurance fund, according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Department.

Evens was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court Jan. 10. She was released on her own recognizance, the Sheriff’s Department said.

Evens is scheduled to reappear in court Monday.

No further information was available.


BELLMONT — At least one person was injured in a one-car accident Jan. 8.

Bernice A. Trottier, 86, of Merrill was driving southeast on State Route 374 near Bellis Road in the Town of Bellmont shortly before 1 p.m. when her vehicle drifted onto the west shoulder of the road and exited the lane of travel, driving through snow and slush, which caused the vehicle to go off the road and strike a guardrail and a tree on the west shoulder, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

The car came to rest facing west on top of the guardrail, police said.

Trottier was taken to Alice Hyde Medical Center where she was treated and released.

PERU — At least one person was injured in a Jan. 4 car accident.

Shortly before 10:11 a.m., John F. Warren, 30, of Plattsburgh was driving eastbound on Reservoir Road near Robert Frost Way in the Town of Peru when he lost control of his vehicle, according to Plattsburgh-based State Police.

Warren’s vehicle left the roadway via the southern shoulder and upon striking a ditch started to roll, police said. The vehicle came to rest on the driver’s side of the car.

Warren was ejected from the vehicle during the rollover, police said.

He was transported to CVPH Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Ticket information was not available.

PLATTSBURGH — At least one person was injured in a one-car accident Jan. 7.

Ronald E. Whalen, 60, of Ellenburg Center was traveling northbound on Military Turnpike near Record Road in the Town of Altona shortly before 1:36 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, which exited the east side of the road, striking a guardrail, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

The vehicle came to rest on the east side of the road facing south, police said.

Ticket and injury information was unavailable.

PLATTSBURGH — At least one person was injured in a one-car accident Jan. 25.

Susan A. Martino, of Plattsburgh, was traveling north on Military Turnpike when her car veered off the road around 8:42 a.m. Defective brakes appeared to be the primary contributing factor. The vehicle veered into a ditch on the eastern side of the road, striking a wooden wagon and reflector signpost. It continued to the Pellerin Road and was airborne for twenty feet as it went into a ditch, finally coming to rest and striking a utility pole.

No tickets were issued at the time. Martino was transported to CVPH having complained of pain in her lower arm, elbow, and hand.

MALONE — Severak people were injured in a two-car accident Jan. 25.

At approximately 9:30 am, an accident took place at the intersection of Bare Hill Road and State Route 37. A vehicle driven by Holly Rabideau, age 32, of Malone attemped to turn left from Rt. 37 onto Bare Hill Road. Judson McCargar, age 79, of Constable was also traveling on Rt. 37 and failed to see Rabideau’s vehicle cross. McCargar’s vehicle struck Rabideau’s vehicle. McCargar was ticketed for failure to keep right and for following too closely. Rabideau was transported to Alice Hyde as were her passengers, Danielle Gratton, age 28, of Tupper Lake; Lindea Williamson, age 66, of Malone; and Tammy Grimshaw, age 33, of Malone.

MALONE — An accident took place on Jan. 25 at 1:17 p.m. when Margaret T. Tsuda, age 91, of Mountain View was traveling north on County Rt. 25. According to state troopers, the vehicle was traveling at unsafe speed on slippery pavement and lost control, exiting the west shoulder of the road and striking a ditch and a road sign.

Information on injuries and ticketing was not available.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Chris Fasolino