Man cited for vodka theft in Arlington

ARLINGTON -- State Police said a Shushan, N.Y., man has been cited to appear in court for allegedly stealing bottles of vodka from Paulin liquor store on eight separate occasions since October.

Peter Alan Brown, 73, is scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court on Dec. 9 to answer charges of retail theft, according to police. The thefts were caught on a surveillance camera. Police said Brown hid a pint of vodka in his clothing while making a separate purchase on each of the eight occasions.

-- Keith Whitcomb Jr.

Burglary reported on Red Mountain Road

ARLINGTON -- State Police are investigating a burglary on Red Mountain Road, where a garage owned by Todd Therrialt was broken into between Nov. 26 and Nov. 27. Lawn care equipment and other items were reported stolen. The total value of the items was more than $1,000. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police at 802-442-5421.

-- Keith Whitcomb Jr.