Archive - Nov 2012
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Saturday cited a Northlands Job Corps student for disorderly conduct and simple assault following a confrontation with Northlands security personnel during which the student allegedly tied to choke one security officer and spit on another.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Shawna Renee Thorpe, 31, of Middlebury for simple assault, following an alleged incident at a Route 7 North residence on Nov. 14.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a reported untimely death at a South Street Extension residence on Nov. 12. Police said the deceased — George Stabler, 69 — had died of natural causes.
• Ticketed a Middlebury Union High School student for being a minor in possession of tobacco on campus on Nov. 12.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police were called to a one car rollover accident on Route 30 in Cornwall on Friday, Nov. 16, at around 10:13 p.m.
Upon their arrival, troopers found that the man they believed to be the driver of the 1995 Ford Mustang, 37-year-old Joshua Laraway of Bridport, had fled the scene. The passenger, 21-year-old Justin Stone of Middlebury, was transported to Porter Hospital with serious injuries. Police said he had injuries to his neck, head, back, and possibly internal; and his condition late Friday was called “guarded.”
BRISTOL — On Nov. 7 Bristol police arrested Chad Cook, 25, of Monkton, in connection with an ongoing burglary investigation conducted with Vermont State Police.
Cook confessed to stealing around 3,700 pounds of steel from a location in New Haven, according to Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs. He said that law enforcement officials believed Cook to be one of three or four individuals responsible for a long string of burglaries from Salisbury to Burlington. As a result of the investigation, three burglary cases in Bristol village were closed.
HANCOCK — Vermont State Police arrested three Hancock residents on charges of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine on Tuesday, Nov. 20, following an investigation at their respective homes off Route 125.
WATERBURY — The Thanksgiving holiday opens a busy season for motorists traveling throughout Vermont. To encourage the motoring public to use their seatbelts, the Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP) will be sponsoring a holiday Click It or Ticket (CIOT) enforcement campaign.
MIDDLEBURY — Local social service agencies, civic clubs, clergy and individuals have begun their annual efforts to ensure that every Addison County family has access to a nice meal and a gift for their children this holiday season.
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Environmental Court Judge Thomas Durkin has rejected an appeal of the Middlebury Development Review Board’s (DRB) Sept. 22, 2010, decision not to permit a 16-acre gravel pit off Route 116.