Landlords cited for trespass / Suckerpunched outside bar / DUI causes power outage

Two Pawlet landlords were cited Tuesday for unlawful trespass after entering a home rented to a 20-year-old woman and then refusing to leave. 

Authorities say they were notified of a landlord and tenant issue on Vermont Route 30 at around 10:50 a.m. The complainant, a 20-year old female, reported the trespassing complaint.

According to the report, Kay Mach, 68, of Pawlet, and Jodie Mach, 43, of the same place, were asked to leave the property prior to police response and refused to.

Police say both are the landlords of the property. Police allege they had entered the residence unlawfully.

Suckerpunched Killington bar employee – A man who police say suckerpunched a bar employee after being asked to leave was arrested for aggravated assault and aggravated disorderly conduct in Killington on Friday.

On March 6, authorities say they were notified of an assault that occurred at the Pickle Barrel Night Club at approximately 1:30 a.m in the early morning.

Pickle Barrel management called to report that a group of subjects had been disorderly and refused to leave the business after being directed to do so numerous times by staff.

Pushing and shoving took place as the subjects were being escorted from inside the property to the exit, police say. Things escalated into a physical confrontation among a number of subjects once outside.

During this time a suspect approached a staff member from behind and punched him on the right side of his head causing a serious injury.

On March 16, the Killington Police Department received a phone call from an attorney advising she is representing a subject who the police were looking for who saw himself on social media and requested a meeting with her and her client.

On Friday, this meeting took place at the Killington Police Department. Through video evidence, witness statements, and in-person interviews it was found that Isaac J. McEwan committed the offense, police say. 

Police say while there has been one arrest, the case remains open for further investigation and additional arrests will be forthcoming as a result of McEwan’s cooperation and the identification of additional parties. McEwan was arrested, fingerprinted, photographed, and cited to appear in court to answer the charges.

DUI crash/power outage – A juvenile was arrested for DUI following a crash in Killington yesterday that caused a significant power outage.

The single-vehicle crash into a power pole took place on Killington Road at around 2:00 a.m. Police say the driver of the vehicle was uninjured in the crash.

During the investigation, police say they observed several indicators of impairment.

He was taken into custody for driving under the influence and transported to the State Police barracks in Rutland for processing. After processing, the juvenile was released to a sober party.

Troopers were assisted by the Killington Fire Department, Regional Ambulance Service, and Green Mountain Power.

Republished from Newport Dispatch

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