Sept. 29, police executed a search warrant on a home in Woodbury. Police said the evidence recovered there supported statements made during interviews with the Vermont Department for Children and Families and the Lamoille County Special Investigations Unit. On Oct. 4, police charged Joel Sargent, 27, of Woodbury with two counts of unlawful restraint, two counts of cruelty to a child and two counts of domestic assault.
Sept. 30 at 4:44 p.m., vehicle break-in reported on the Bolton Valley Access Road at the Curtis Lane pull-off in Bolton. Stolen items included ID cards, credit cards and cash. Police learned the cards had been used at Richmond Market and Beverage in Richmond, and identified 27-year-old Tyler Herd — who police described as a homeless Vermont resident — as the alleged perpetrator. Herd is charged with grand larceny, unlawful mischief, forgery and fraud. Herd was held for lack of $200 bail.
Oct. 9, police investigated a burglary of an apartment on Waterbury-Stowe Road that day between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Stolen items included a Glock 10 mm pistol, Xbox One video game system, and a large jar of change containing $300 to $400. Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police Middlesex Barracks at 229-9191.
Oct. 9 at 11:30 p.m., after a traffic stop on Route 100 in Duxbury, police charged Shawn Connelly, 29, of Shelburne with driving under the influence of alcohol.
Oct. 11 at 4:37 p.m., after a traffic stop on Interstate 89 south in Middlesex, police charged Charles Cobb, 27, of Winooski with driving under the influence. In addition, Cobb was charged with violating conditions of release that prohibit him from driving without a license or consuming alcohol.
Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a burglary on North Lakeview Terrace in Waterbury. A Smith and Wesson M&P pistol and $300 in jewelry was reported stolen. Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police Middlesex Barracks.
Oct. 11 at 10:46 p.m., after a traffic stop on Interstate 89 in Waterbury, police charged Holly Harris, 38, of Alfred, N.Y., with driving under the influence of alcohol. In addition, police said Harris had her daughter in the car, leading to a charge of cruelty to a child. Both Harris and her daughter were taken into custody; the daughter was released to a family member.
Oct. 12 between 9 a.m. and noon, police conducted patrols on Interstate 89 in Washington County in search of aggressive and distracted drivers. Police conducted 28 traffic stops, issued 19 tickets and nine written warnings.
Oct. 12 at 10:06 a.m., police responded to Main Street in Waterbury for a report that Jason Siegel, 45, of Waterbury was violating an abuse-prevention order. Police charged him with violating the order.
Note: Charges filed by police are subject to review by prosecutors and can be amended or dropped.