Wednesday June 13, 2012

Police invesigate theft of a handgun in Pownal

POWNAL -- State police said Tuesday they are investigating a report of a burglary and theft of a handgun from the home of Kristy Prouty of Dean Road in North Pownal.

The theft occurred between June 1 and June 11, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call the VSP at 802-442-5421.

Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS

-- Keith Whitcomb Jr.

Two cited for possession of narcotics

POWNAL -- Police said they cited two people Monday after a traffic stop in connection with possession of narcotics.

State police said Amber Kelson, 31, of Pownal, and Zachary Senecal, 21, of Adams, Mass., are scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 6 to answer the charges.

Police said the two were stopped for a traffic violation on Route 7 in Pownal around 7 p.m. Heroin and prescription pills were found in the vehicle, police said.

-- Keith Whitcomb Jr.