Vermont State Police
Possession of Methamphetamine, Retail Theft
On August 23, at 1:25 a.m., Waterbury-Stowe Rd. in Waterbury, Troopers cited Jamal Walker, of Hardwick, on suspicion of driving with a criminally suspended license. Citation date of Oct. 14 at 8:30 a.m. at Washington County Court.
On Sept. 2, at approximately 9:49 p.m., U.S. Customs and Border Protection called the Vermont State Police to report that a male who was attempting to cross the border into Canada was suspected to be intoxicated. Troopers responded to the scene to further investigate. Subsequent investigation revealed that Jeffrey Kusmit, of Albany, the operator of the vehicle, had displayed signs of impairment. Kusmit was arrested and transported without incident to the Vermont state Police – Derby Barracks for processing. Kusmit was later released with a criminal citation to appear in Orleans County Court.
On Sept. 5, at 10:47 a.m., Troopers from the Middlesex Barracks responded to a report of a vehicle off the roadway on Creamery Rd. in Marshfield. One of the occupants of the vehicle, later identified as Tyler Finley, of Ogdensburg, N.Y., left on foot. Through investigation, Finley was located and a voluntary consent search of Finley revealed he was in possession of methamphetamine. Finley was taken into custody and processed at the Middlesex barracks. Finley was then released with a criminal citation to appear before Washington County Superior Court – Criminal Division on Oct. 14 at 8:30 a.m. to answer to the aforementioned charge.
On Sept. 5, at 5:20 p.m., Troopers with the Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks received a report of a female acting erratically inside the Dollar General in Williamstown. The report also indicated the female may have stolen items from the store. Vermont State Police responded to the scene and identified the female as Kaylee Sevene, of East Calais. Investigation revealed Sevene had stolen multiple items from the Dollar General. Troopers also found Sevene to be in possession of heroin and to have an outstanding warrant. Sevene was taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks for processing without incident. Sevene was issued citations to appear in Orange County Superior Court – Criminal Division for the charges of Possession of Heroin and Retail Theft and Washington County Superior Court – Criminal Division on the outstanding warrant. Sevene was subsequently released.
This report is based on information provided by the Vermont State Police but is not a full accounting of police activity. Persons named in this report are presumed to be innocent unless they plead or are found guilty in court.