ADDISON COUNTY — The Vermont State Police, with the assistance of the Addison County Sheriff’s Department, Vergennes Police Department and the Vermont Fish and Game wardens, conducted an Addison County-wide warrant sweep on Monday.
State Police located two people — Jason Kimball, 45, of Leicester and Cory Munnett, 36, of Shoreham — wanted for escape from the Department of Corrections, and one person — Lorianne Urban, 28, of Lincoln — for a bad check.
Kimball and Munnett were lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Center in Rutland without bail. Urban was lodged at the Chittenden County Correctional Center located in South Burlington with bail set at $30.
State police are requesting the public’s help with locating known or suspected wanted persons in Addison County. Anyone who has information regarding wanted people is asked to contact VSP at 802-388-4919. Information can also be submitted online at www.vtips.info or by texting “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.
In other recent activity, VSP:
• Last week assisted Glens Falls, N.Y., police with a hit-and-run that occurred in Glens Falls on Jan. 13 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Witnesses took down the license plate of the vehicle they saw leaving the crash, and VSP identified it as belonging to Jessica Freeguard, 26, of Whiting, Vt. Troopers said that Freeguard admitted to driving a motor vehicle on a public highway in both Vermont and New York, and they cited her for driving with a criminally suspended license. VSP said that Glens Falls police will issue Freeguard several traffic tickets for leaving the scene of a crash and for driving without a license.
• On Jan. 16 at 12:32 p.m. responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 22A at Whitford Road in Addison. Police reported that Chrystalee Steady, 39, of Ferrisburgh was driving a 1997 Chevy Blazer southbound on 22A, signaled a left turn, and slowed to a stop prior to turning left onto Whitford Road. A still-unidentified tractor-trailer described as having two large blue boxes on the trailer struck the driver’s side of Steady’s vehicle before continuing southbound on Route 22A. Steady was taken to Porter Hospital for minor injuries and for evaluation. Anyone with information regarding this unidentified tractor-trailer is asked to contact VSP.
• Began investigation into the theft on Jan. 17 at around noon of a catalytic converter from a 2000 Volvo station wagon in Starksboro. The victim estimated its value at $1,000. Anyone with information on this is asked to contact VSP.
• On Jan. 18 received a call from a concerned citizen about a vehicle being driven erratically. At around 5:30 p.m., troopers, with the assistance of Vergennes police, located the vehicle, and investigation led to the arrest of Donald Rivait, 58, of Shoreham for driving under the influence.
• On Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. stopped motor vehicle driven by Robert LaBossiere, 22, of Bristol on Route 116 in Starksboro for speeding. Police cited LaBossiere for driving with a criminally suspended license.
• On Jan. 18 at 6:47 p.m. received a report that kerosene had been stolen from a tank at a Starksboro home sometime around Dec. 14. Anyone who witnessed this crime or who has information regarding this crime is asked to contact VSP.
• On Jan. 18 at 10:45 p.m. responded to an incident in which a vehicle allegedly driven by Kathy Bisson, 44, of Granville, struck multiple, unoccupied, parked vehicles at a private residence on Route 100 in Granville. Police cited Bisson for driving under the influence and for negligent driving. Trooper Knapp said this incident is still under investigation.
• On Jan. 19 at 8 minutes past midnight stopped a motor vehicle driven by 57-year-old Christopher M. Carrig of Bristol for multiple traffic infractions. Police cited Carrig for driving under the influence.
• On Jan. 20 at 2:39 a.m. stopped a motor vehicle driven on Route 17 in Bristol by Reid Paul, 22, of Starksboro, after observing erratic driving. Police cited Paul for driving under the influence.
• On Jan. 20 received a report of the theft of an inspection sticker out of a vehicle parked on Lower Notch Road in Bristol. The victim reported the theft occurred on Jan. 16 or 17. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact VSP.
• On Jan. 20 at 9 a.m. responded to a one-car crash on Route 17 East in Addison. Police said a 16-year-old driver began to pass a slow-moving vehicle in front of him in a designated passing zone and he hit a patch of black ice. The teenager told police his vehicle began to slide, and he overcorrected and went off the south side of the road and into a deep ditch. He was not injured.
• On Jan. 20 at 12:50 p.m. responded to a one-car crash on Lower Notch Road in Bristol, where Wallace Thompson, 48, of Bristol was driving a 2013 Chevy Spark northbound when he hit a very icy section of road and his vehicle began to slide. The car travelled off the east side of the road, collided with a large rock and rolled onto its right side. Thompson was not injured.