Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, state troopers were patrolling Rt 14 in East Montpelier when they noticed a suspicious vehicle pull into a park and ride and begin to scope out other vehicles. Troopers witnessed John Jarvis, 42, of Barre begin to cut the exhaust off of another vehicle.
When questioned, Jarvis provided false information to Troopers in an attempt to get out of trouble, police say. Jarvis was taken into custody and taken to the Middlesex Barracks for processing. Jarvis was issued a citation to appear in Washington County Superior Court- Criminal Division on November 9.