Raymond Man Clocked at 111MPH
NH State Troopers clocked a vehicle going 111 M.P.H. on I-89 near exit 12A in Sunapee on Sunday morning. Police say the vehicle driven by Kevin Pepin 23, of Raymond NH was timed with laser speed measuring device. Police stopped and arrested Pepin who was also charged with possession of marijuana in addition to reckless operation. Pepin is scheduled for arraignment on July 14, in Newport Circuit Court.
109 Bags of Heroin Seized in Bellows Falls
Bellows Falls Police Officers seized 109 bags of heroin after a traffic stop on Friday. Police say they arrested Bryeanna Sheldon of Westminster VT after conduction a traffic stop on Rockingham Street along with passenger Betty A. Bashaw. A search of the vehicle yielded 109 bags of Heroin. During an investigation police learned, the heroin was purchased in MA and transported to VT to re-sell. Sheldon was charged with four counts of Sale of Heroin-Greater than 200mg; Possession of Heroin-Greater than 200mg; Possession of Heroin-Greater than 1 gram; and Transporting into the State.
Bashaw was charged with Possession of Heroin-Greater than 1 gram, Transporting into the State, and Violation of Conditions of Release.. Vermont Probation and Parole took custody of Bashaw and transported her to the Southern State Correctional Facility. Bashaw has $25,000 cash or surety bond set by the court. Sheldon was ordered held on $5,000 cash or surety bond and was also held at the Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of bail.
VT Man Air Lifted After Crash in Weathersfield
A Westminster, VT man was airlifted to DHMC after a car hit his Harley motorcycle on Sunday afternoon. . Police say Carly Larmie 23, of Charlestown NH was driving her Jetta south on Rt 5 in Weathersfield, following a friend when Larmie tried to signal the friend to pull over because she was having problems with the front wheels. Larmie said she crossed the centerline attempting to wave to her friend when she collided with Francis Rogenski 62, on his 2006 Harley. Rogenski struck the passenger side of the car totaling his Harley and receiving leg and internal injuries. Larmie was issued tickets for operating a vehicle with defective equipment and for failing to drive to the right side of the road. The investigation is ongoing as to whether or not criminal charges of negligent operation will be filed against Larmie.
Windsor Couple Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges
Two Windsor VT Residents were charged with numerous drug charges on Saturday at the Super 8 Motel in Hartford. Hartford VT Police said Chasity Forman 39 and Jason Chaffee 32 were charged with Possession/Dispensing aControlled Substance, Possession of Heroin, Reckless Endangerment, and Introducing a Controlled Substance into a Detention Center. The arrests followed a traffic violation stop in the motel’s parking lot. Lebanon NH’s canine unit was call in to assist. An investigation led police to obtain a search warrant for a room at the motel. Inside the room police found, bath salts and evidence of heroin use. Police seized was over 1 pound of bath salts, a large amount of cash, scales, and other drug paraphernalia. Forman’s 10-year-old child was turned over to a relative.
Forman is charged with Possession of Stimulants, Sales of Stimulants, Possession of Heroin and Reckless Endangerment. She is lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,500 bail. A search by correctional staff found Forman to be in possession of an additional 1 gram of bath salts. Forman faces an additional charge of introducing a Controlled Drug into a Correctional Center.
Chaffee is charged with Felony Possession of Stimulants and Sales of Stimulants. Chaffee is lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility in lieu of $25,000 bail.
Both Forman and Chaffee are due to appear in Windsor Superior Court on May 11, 2015 at 1230 PM to answer the charges.
Wheels and Wings A Success at Newport Airport
The weather was great and area residents enjoyed the Wheels and Wings event at the Newport airport on Saturday. With sixty planes, all types of antique, classic and custom vehicles of the Car Nutz there was something for everyone. Heath Marsden said the event was put on to thank the residents of Newport for their support for the airport at the deliberative session.
Attendees were also asked to bring in can goods for the Newport Food Pantry.