Police seek eyewitnesses
RUTLAND TOWN — Vermont State Police in Rutland are asking for assistance with locating and identifying a vehicle that left the scene of an accident Aug. 5.
State Police received a call for a collision that occurred at 3 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 5. Witness statements advise that a “newer” looking black sport utility vehicle that was traveling south bound on U.S. Route 7.
Witnesses advised troopers that the unknown vehicle came around the corner straight crossing several travel lanes and collided with Sandra Griffin’s Ford F-250, narrowly missing two other vehicles.
Witnesses advised troopers that the black SUV drove off the road, backed up and continued south bound toward Rutland with moderate front end damage.
Anyone with information regarding this case can contact Rutland State Police at 802-773-9101.
Five vehicles in accident
RIPTON — On Aug. 5, 2014 Vermont State Police troopers were called to a five vehicle collision that occurred on Route 125 near the Middlebury College Bread Loaf Campus in Ripton.
Investigation suggests that operator, Jenna Cloutier, 22, of New Haven was traveling east on Vermont Route 125 and was distracted while attempting to take a left hand turn onto College Cross Road.
While navigating the turn Cloutier’s vehicle a 2001 Dodge Stratus hit head-on with a west bound 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by Thomas Blair.
Blair advised on scene that he attempted to avoid the collision and in doing so sideswiped a row of parked vehicles, damaging three.
Salisbury woman detained
MENDON — On Aug. 3, at approximately 9:57 p.m., troopers from the Vermont State Police were dispatched to a report of a suspicious vehicle in Mendon.
During the course of the investigation troopers revealed that a residence on Wheelerville Road in Mendon had been burglarized. Police reported that Lynn Campeau, 37, of Salisbury had convinced a friend to provide her with a ride to the Wheelerville Road locality under the belief they were transporting Campeau to her parents camp to pick up personal property.
Investigation revealed the camp did not belong to Campeau.
When this information was discovered the other person involved provided troopers with information regarding the incident. Campeau was subsequently detained for suspicion of burglary.