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Vermont Briefs: Mass. Man Arrested, Pedestrian Injured
Staff Reports On: 10:22PM / Monday October 28, 2013

Pownal Pedestrian Clipped by Minivan

POWNAL, Vt. — A man walking along Route 7 on Sunday evening was clipped by a minvan but was not seriously injured.

Ronald Martin was walking along the northbound shoulder at about 5 p.m. when he was struck by the passenger side mirror of a
passing vehicle, according to the police report.

The 2003 Ford Windstar was operated by Jeanna Brown of Pownal who was tending to Martin as State Police arrived. Martin was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to be evaluated and treated for his injuries which did not appear to be serious. They appeared to be bumps and bruises to the hands, stomach area and legs. The van's mirror was broken off.
No charges were filed in this incident.

North Adams Man Arrested on Warrant in Vermont

WINDHAM, Vt. — A North Adams, Mass., man was arrested on Monday for an outstanding warrant in Massachusetts after a traffic stop in Vermont.

Trooper Nicholas Arlington stopped a vehicle being driven by Kris Maytas, 59, on Windham Hill Road just before 4 p.m. because of a moving violation.

Maytas was arrested for operating on a criminally suspended license. His passenger, Andre Maytas, 60, was arrested for having an active arrest warrant from 2007 for writing bad checks. Andre Maytas was transported to Southern State Correctional Facility where he is being held on $1,500 bail. He is to appear in District Court in Bennington on Tuesday. Kris Maytas was cited and released. He is to appear in Windham District Court in Brattleboro on Dec. 10.

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Vermont Man Goes Missing During Journey to Texas
Staff Reports On: 11:30PM / Saturday October 26, 2013
READSBORO, Vt. — Police are looking for a local man who failed to arrive at his destination in Texas.
Family members contacted police on Thursday, Oct. 26, about Merton J. Powers, 76, of Main Street, who had been expected in Texas by that time. 
Powers was last seen near McKay's Auto in Brattleboro operating a silver 2006 Suzuki Forenza bearing Texas registration JNL863. He told the relative that he was heading to Texas, where he has family, according to Detective Sgt. Tyler Burgess.
Powers reportedly left the area between Oct. 3 and Oct. 5 and has not been in contact with family since. The concerned family member indicated that Powers reported medical issues that may cause him to become confused and disoriented. 
Powers is described as a white male, white hair, blue eyes, and approximately 5-foot-4 feet tall, 145 pounds and wears glasses. 
Anyone with any information on Powers is asked to contact the Shaftsbury Barracks at 802-442-5421.

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Superior Court Briefs: October 23 - October 24
Staff Reports On: 04:16PM / Friday October 25, 2013
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Wednesday, October 23.
Daivon Henry, 21, of Bronx, N.Y. had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on three counts of assault and battery and one count of aggravated rape.
He was ordered to be held on $30,000 cash or $300,000 surety bail. The incident allegedly occurred in North Adams between April 30, 2013 and May 1, 2013 and involved a 40-year-old woman.
Richard Smith, 23, of Bronx, N.Y. had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on three counts of assault and battery and single counts of aggravated assault and battery and aggravate rape.
He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $40,000 cash or $400,000 surety bail. The incidents allegedly occurred in North Adams between April 30, 2013 and May 6, 2013 and involved two women, both 40 years old.
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Thursday, October 24.
Joseph Pini, 36, of North Adams pleaded guilty to 12 counts of breaking and entering the daytime, 10 counts of larceny over $250, two counts of trespassing, two counts of larceny from a building, two counts of malicious destruction of personal property and single counts of breaking and entering in the daytime, possession of burglarious tools, receiving stolen property and common and notorious thief.
He was given a two and a half year suspended sentence at the Berkshire County House of Correction on all charges except the two counts of trespassing. He was given 30 day suspended sentences on those charges. He was also placed on probation and ordered to stay away from Williams College.
The charges stem from a  series of break ins in Williamstown and North Adams between February 24, 2012 and March 9, 2012.
Donald Mayotte, 48, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of operating under the influence of alcohol - his fifth offense - failure to stop for a stop sign and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
He was ordered to serve two and a half to five years at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Cedar Junction on the charge of operating under the influence of alcohol. He was given a concurrent sentence on the suspended license charge and the other charge was placed on file.
The charges stem from an incident in Pittsfield on September 11, 2012.

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State Police Seize Unlicensed Gun During Adams Traffic Stop
Staff Reports On: 01:58PM / Thursday October 24, 2013
ADAMS, Mass. — A Pittsfield man was arrested by State Police Wednesday after a traffic stop on Columbia Street which led to the seizure of an illegal handgun.
MassLive is reporting that Tyler Sumner, 19, of Pittsfield was arrested and is being charged with possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, carrying a firearm with ammunition, firearm violation with prior violent crime, possession of ammunition without a firearm identification card and assault and battery on a police officer.
Sumner is expected to appear in Central Berkshire District Court. 
State Police posted the following information on their Facebook page.



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Pittsfield Police Make Arrest In Late Night Stabbing
Staff Reports On: 12:41PM / Thursday October 24, 2013
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police arrested one man Thursday morning in connection to a late night stabbing that left another man in intensive care. But Police say another suspect has not yet been identified.
Police say 40-year-old Tony "Chris" Babcock of Second Street was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly stabbing a 28-year-old man. The victim is currently in the intensive care unit at the hospital and underwent emergency surgery.
Police are still searching for another man in connection with the attack after witnesses told Police that two men were involved in the Second Street attack.
The other suspect has not been identified and police are asking anyone with information related to the case to call the detective bureau at 413-448-9705.

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