January 15th, 2014
WINDSOR — The Otter Valley Union High School girls’ basketball team used balanced scoring to win at Windsor on Monday night, 61-42.
Brittany Bushey and Sophia Bloomer led the OV attack with 10 points apiece as the Otters improved to 3-4 with the win over the 5-3 Jacks. The victory was the third in four outings for the Otters after an 0-3 start to their season.
ADDISON COUNTY — Slippery road conditions in the county late last week contributed to a number of traffic crashes.
Vermont State Police noted that Route 7 was icing as it was snowing on Jan. 10 at around 8:30 a.m. when an Acura MDX rear-ended a Ford box truck on that highway in Ferrisburgh near Round Barn Road.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Jan. 8 cited a Huntington man for refusal to submit to testing for driving under the influence of alcohol, an action taken after he allegedly pulled into the Champlain Farms convenience store and approached two members of the department and asked them to help him pump gas.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a report of an out-of-control man at Middlebury College’s Mead Chapel on Hepburn Road on Jan. 12. Police said the man — who authorities perceived to be under the influence of some kind of stimulant drug — ran from the chapel.
Police said they caught him at the college library and then took him to Porter Hospital for treatment.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
BRISTOL — The Bristol Police Department reported three recent arrests.
On Jan. 3 at 12:25 p.m. police arrested Thomas John Coleman, 18, of Bristol at a Basin Street residence on a warrant for escape. The Vermont Department of Corrections had issued the warrant on Dec. 30. Bristol police lodged Coleman at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.
MIDDLEBURY — The Better Middlebury Partnership welcomes Vermont native Matt Dunne, head of community affairs at Google, to the Middlebury Inn on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 5:30 p.m. for a free talk titled “Innovation and the New Vermont Economy.” A discussion will follow.
[Abridged version: Stay indoors. Drink Scotch.]
MONKTON — Vermont State Police are investigating a rash of thefts across two counties in the early hours of Jan. 13 that targeted both homes and vehicles.
Police believe the three burglaries and five larcenies that occurred in the towns of Charlotte and Monkton are related.