Stop sign violation leads to DUI charge
DOVER- Police say they stopped a Vermont-registered Toyota Land Cruiser for a stop sign violation on Handle Road on Thursday, December 27, at about 9 pm. Michael Rode, 32, of Wilmington, was charged with driving under the influence.
West Dover driver charged with DUI
DOVER- Police charged Pierce Capell, 45, of West Dover with driving under the influence after they stopped his GMC pickup on Route 100 at 8:30 pm on Saturday, December 29.
Driver charged with DUI
DOVER- At about 1:15 am on Sunday, December 30, police stopped a Vermont-registered Toyota 4-Runner on Handle Road for a violation. Alexi Brown, 22, of Sunderland, was charged with driving under the influence.
Charged with DUI and false information
DOVER- Police received a report of an accident on Route 100 at about 10 pm on Tuesday, January 15. Police say the driver of the vehicle identified himself as Oscar Hernandez, 27, of Wilmington. He was cited for driving under the influence before being released. Later police determined that the driver had provided false identification and his real name was Martin Hernindez. He was arrested on a charge of providing false information and lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of $200 cash bail.
Police say driver was under the influence
DOVER- Police say they stopped a Vermont-registered BMW on Route 100 for motor vehicle violations at about 9:30 pm on Friday, January 18. The driver, Robert Davis, 72, of Dover, was charged with driving under the influence.
Bondville man charged with DUI
JAMAICA- Joseph P. Lagruata, 40, of Bondville, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after he was stopped by a Windham County Sheriff’s Deputy on Route 30 at about 9:25 pm on Friday, January 18. According to reports, the deputy observed multiple moving violations before conducting the stop. Lagrutta was transported to the Winhall Police Department for processing and released on a citation to appear at Windham Superior Court.
Police arrest alleged fugitive
WOODFORD- Police arrested Richard Koproski, 58, of Woodford, as a fugitive from justice on a Connecticut arrest warrant at about 2 pm on Tuesday, January 22. Police say they received information from Connecticut authorities that Koproski was wanted for allegedly threatening to harm a family member living in Connecticut. Vermont State Police say that, due to the nature of the threats, they applied for and were granted a search warrant for Koproski’s residence, allowing them to locate and take Koproski into custody as well as to seize any and all firearms and ammunition. Koproski was taken into custody without incident, and remanded to the Marble Valley Correctional Facility for lack of $25,000 bail. Koproski was ordered to appear in Bennington Superior Court to answer to the charge of being a fugitive of justice.