April 15th, 2015
ADDISON COUNTY — In recent activity in Addison Superior Court, Criminal Division, the following took place:
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police shut down Route 22A in Addison for a short time on the morning of Wednesday, April 8, after a tractor-trailer overturned.
Troopers at the New Haven barracks received a report at 9:47 that morning that a tractor-trailer had crashed on Route 22A between Gage and Whitford roads in Addison. They found that a white tractor-trailer had overturned on the lawn of a residence, and the driver — identified as Samuel McKinley, 60, of Millmont, Pa. — was not injured.
VERGENNES — After a recent West Main Street traffic stop, Vergennes police ended up arresting one New York resident and citing another on drug charges.
City police said that on Saturday they stopped a car on West Main Street for allegedly traveling 44 mph in a 30 mph zone, and smelled the odor of marijuana when they approached the vehicle. The driver and passenger declined a request to search the car, but police obtained a warrant and said they found 15.5 grams of Ecstasy, 22.5 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police are investigating a report that a computer had been stolen from an unlocked vehicle in The Centre parking lot off Court Street Extension on April 12.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a patient who had overdosed on medication at a home on Route 7 North on April 6.
• Investigated a report of some youths smoking at the Mary Hogan Elementary playground on April 6.
WEYBRIDGE — A Middlebury man bicycing with his wife in Weybridge Tuesday evening was struck and killed by a Whiting man who police say was driving under the influence of alcohol.
Police late Wednesday morning identified the bicyclist who was killed as 55-year-old Kelly Boe.
BRISTOL — Voters in the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union rejected two of the three school budgets up for consideration Tuesday.
Residents rejected spending plans for Mount Abraham Union High School by a tally of 755 to 485, and Bristol Elementary School, 224 to 166.
Monkton voters approved the budget for Monkton Central School by a narrow margin, 158 to 132.
MIDDLEBURY — Local officials here have begun preliminary talks with Middlebury College about permanently conserving the 108-acre Sabourin property, a tract of agricultural and wooded land located along Route 7 South across from Denecker Chevrolet and adjacent to the Battell Woods. The Sabourin land hosts a portion of the Trail Around Middlebury.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury’s Foote Street, Creek Road and Painter Road will be hotbeds of construction activity this spring and summer as work crews perform a variety of paving, water main and sidewalk projects.
Dan Werner, Middlebury’s director of operations, took some time on Thursday to identify where residents and motorists might find some temporary, construction-related inconveniences during the coming months.