VT man arrested stealing car, driving drunk

A Vermont man was arrested last Monday after he drove a stolen vehicle drunk and provided police with a false identity.

Philip R. Salvatori, 27, ofWilliston,VT, was pulled over for speeding around1:30 a.m.on Monday, Nov. 21.

Upon interviewing the subject, police noticed an open container and signs that Salvatori was impaired. After checking the registration of the vehicle he was driving, police discovered the car was stolen.

Salvatori also used a false name throughout the processing of the arrest and was charged with felony forgery and criminal impersonation, a misdemeanor.

Those charges were in addition to criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated, consuming an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle, unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding.

Salvatori was arraigned inWhitehall Village Courtand sent to the Washington County Correctional Facility for lack of bail or bond.

The investigation and arrest was handled by Whitehall Police with assistance from the New York State Police, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the Williston (VT) Police Department.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Lakes Classifieds – 01/23/15

Northshire Freepress 01/23/15

Lakes Region Freepress 01/23/15

Weekender 01/23/15

Classifieds 01/21/14

Rivals speak on sports’ success

DSC_0075

By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

S Williams Street

By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

DSC_0020

By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

Murphy, Jeff 2

By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]

Boys’ basketball downed by Hoosick Falls

Granville’s boys’ basketball team played one of its best halves of basketball but was unable to contain an undefeated Hoosick […]