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Woman accused of DUI

ARLINGTON — An East Arlington woman was charged with Driving Under the Influence, second offense, after being stopped Friday, Feb. 15, according to Vermont State Police.

Police said Katrina L. Croft, 33, was determined to be under the influence of alcohol after her vehicle was stopped at 7:13 p.m. on East Arlington Road.

Croft was issued a citation to appear in Bennington Superior Court, Criminal Division on Monday, March 4 at 8:15 a.m. to answer to the charges.

NY man accused

of DUI after crash

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JAMAICA — A man from New York was charged with driving under the influence after police said he was driving too fast for conditions on snowy and slick roads causing a two-vehicle crash at 5:53 p.m. Feb. 16 on Pikes Falls Road.

According to Vermont State Police, Joshua Goldfarb, 32, of New Rochelle, New York, was charged with being under the influence after he lost control of his GMC Yukon while going around a corner.

The vehicle lost traction and began to spin clockwise. The rear of the vehicle crossed into the oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle in the opposing lane.

Police said Goldfarb was screened for DUI at the scene and determined to be under the influence. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Goldfarb was then processed and issued a citation for a first DUI, according to police.

Police said he was later released to a sober party.

Fire spreads to mantle

WINHALL — Police officers were able to limit fire damage to a home at 474 Winhall Hollow Road by using fire extinguishers when a fire from a fireplace spread to the mantle.

Fire crews were called to the home at 6:46 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14. But before they could arrive, officers from the Winhall Police Department had controlled and extinguished the fire.

South Londonderry Fire Department and Winhall Fire Department personnel helped clear smoke from the residence. Nobody was injured in the fire.


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