Killington man arrested
State police arrested a man for possessing cocaine in Killington Jan. 29.
Police said Shane Rand, 31, of Killington was stopped on Route 100 in Killington around 2 a.m. Jan. 29.
Investigation revealed that Rand was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. After taking Rand into custody, Troopers located cocaine on Rand’s person.
Rand was subsequently transported and processed at the Rutland State Police Barracks. At the conclusion of processing, Rand was issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, on Feb. 19 at 8:30 a.m.
Road closed due to snow
Route 22A in West Haven closed due to stuck vehicles in a snowstorm Jan. 29.
Multiple tractor trailer units and several motor vehicles were stuck in the snow covered road, all unable to make it up/ over the Long Hill.
Traffic had backed up for several hundred feet, as the roadway was completely blocked, causing troopers to shut down Route 22A for approximately 45 minutes on Jan. 29.
Plow trucks from the Vermont Department of Transportation were able to clear snow and salt the roadway, allowing the road to eventually reopen safely.
15 stopped in saturation patrol
Troopers from the Rutland Barracks conducted a saturation patrol in the Towns of West Rutland, Rutland and Proctor Feb. 3.
The purpose of the patrol was to enforce motor vehicle laws, and promote safe driving on our roadways.
During the patrol, Troopers completed a total of 15 traffic stops, issuing (2) VCVCs and (13) warnings. One operator was screened for impaired driving.