WEST HAVEN — New York driver Cody Sargen edged veterans Leon Gonyo of New York and Todd Stone of Middlebury in Friday’s 30-lap Bond Auto Parts Modified feature race for his first-ever victory. Nevertheless, Stone still leads Gonyo in the race for the championship of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Saturday issued drug citations to three teens visiting Vergennes after stopping their car on Main Street near Champlain Farms. Police pulled the car over because a check of its license plate revealed the car owner’s license had been suspended.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Leslie A. Newton, 40, of Williamstown, Vt., on Aug. 7 for driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and having an active warrant for his arrest for failure to appear in Washington County Superior Court for a previous DUI charge. The citations followed a stop at the intersection of Court Street and Mary Hogan Drive on Aug. 7.
Police said Newton was lodged for lack of bail.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
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