Crime

11/07/2019
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Winston G. Forbes, 18, of Salisbury for driving under the influence following a traffic stop that police said stemmed from a report of a deer jacking on Abbey Pond Road on Nov. 3. Police said Forbes refused to provide an evidentiary breath sample. Middlebury police said they were assisted by Vermont State Police and officials from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. In other action last week, Middlebury police: • Responded to a two-vehicle crash on Court Street Extension, near its intersection with Middle Road, on Oct. 28. Police said a tractor-...
11/07/2019
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police were dispatched to a Bennett Road home in Monkton on Nov. 3 at around 12:25 p.m. for a report of a suspicious individual who was discovered hiding in a barn. Troopers said they found a woman identified as 37-year-old Jessica Baker of Starksboro and determined she had unlawfully trespassed into the barn. Police said they discovered that Baker was also in possession of a regulated drug. They took Baker to Porter Medical Center for evaluation and later released her with a citation for unlawful trespass and possession of a regulated drug. State police in the...
10/31/2019
VERGENNES — Vergennes police responded to a variety of incidents between Oct. 21 and 27, including traffic violations, citizens’ disputes, medical issues, and truant and/or unruly juveniles. During those seven days, Vergennes police: On Oct. 21: • Looked into the reported theft of a cellphone by Vergennes Union High School student; an investigation is ongoing. • Returned a dog reported to be running loose to its owner. • Conducted two special traffic controls and ticketed two motorists. • Began an investigation into pornographic material that was sent to a juvenile from Amazon.com by mail. ...
10/31/2019
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Dominick Ekroos, 18, of Middlebury for driving a vehicle without the owner’s consent and leaving the scene of an accident following a crash at the intersection of Happy Valley Road and Route 7 North on Oct. 22. Police said their investigation showed the vehicle had been stolen from Cedar Court and other vehicles had been damaged during the incident there. In other action last week, Middlebury police: • Searched in vain for a vehicle that had reportedly been operating erratically on Seymour Street on Oct. 21. • Helped a local resident on Oct. 21 who had...
10/31/2019
ADDISON COUNTY — At around 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 18, Vermont State Police were dispatched to an address on Creek Road in Salisbury for a motor vehicle complaint. A resident told the dispatcher that a vehicle had driven onto his property, gotten stuck and was then yelling.  Troopers arrived and located three subjects; one of them was 32-year-old Mark Kennedy of Weybridge. Police report that during their investigation, Kennedy began acting in a belligerent manner by yelling obscenities. Kennedy became uncooperative and was placed under arrest for impeding public officers and disorderly conduct....
10/31/2019
BRISTOL — On Oct. 5 at 9:37 a.m., the Bristol Police Department responded to a report of a burglary on West Street. The person leaving the residence was described as a white male, approximately five feet tall, wearing medium to dark clothing and possibly a hat, and was reported to have been walking toward Main Street. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Bristol police at 453-2533. Between Sept. 30 and Oct. 20 Bristol police completed 29 foot patrols and more than eight hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway...
10/28/2019
SHOREHAM — Two out-of-state men were cited for trafficking cocaine and Fentanyl following an investigation at a Shoreham home on Thursday, Oct. 24. It was at around 2:10 that morning that Vermont State Police troopers from the Rutland barracks responded to a Shoreham home and executed a search warrant. During their investigation, VSP said they found approximately 18.8 grams of Fentanyl and approximately 158.3 grams of cocaine, with a combined estimated street value of more than $35,000. Police arrested Angel Stevenson, 30, of The Bronx, N.Y., and Robert Boyd, 32, of Hollywood, Fla., in...
10/24/2019
VERGENNES — Vergennes and Middlebury police cooperated on Sunday to calm what Vergennes police described as a “disruptive male resident” at the John Graham Shelter on Main Street who was “making the other residents uncomfortable.” Police said one Vergennes officer initially responded to an incident police described as a dispute with his girlfriend. Two Middlebury officers joined the city officer in calming the man down and informing him he was no longer welcome at the John Graham Shelter. According to Vergennes police, he was given money to stay at a Middlebury facility, and arrangements were...
10/24/2019
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Police on Oct. 14 received a report that someone had forced their way into the Addison Central Teens center off Mary Hogan Drive in order to steal two computers and a monitor. Anyone with information on this crime should call Middlebury Police at 388-3191. In other action last week, Middlebury Police: • Were informed of the theft of a locked Rock Mountain-brand bike from the College Street area on Oct. 14. • Notified the local dog warden about a German Shepherd that had allegedly charged a man and another dog in the Woodland Park area on Oct. 14. • Responded to a...
10/17/2019
VERGENNES — On Oct. 7 Vergennes police and the Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services helped a woman who was run over by her own vehicle on a sloping part of Church Street. Police said when she got out of vehicle she realized she had neglected to put it in park. She then attempted to get back in, but fell. The vehicle then ran over her legs, injuring her badly enough that the rescue squad took her to the UVM Medical Center. Also between Oct. 7 and 13, Vergennes police: On Oct 7: • At the Riverside Apartment complex calmed two women who had been arguing several times over the past...

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