June 4th, 2014
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police last week cited a Starksboro man for allegedly trying to take regulated drugs into the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland.
Det. Trooper Michael Notte reported that on May 16 the Department of Corrections Rutland Field Supervisory Unit took 23-year-old Andrew Bissonette to the prison. During the entry process, correction officers conducted a routine search and located a small plastic bag containing marijuana belonging to Bissonette, Notte alleged.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on May 26 arrested a Bristol man and cited him for violating the terms of a relief-from-abuse order by allegedly making a series of phone and text threats to a Vergennes woman.
Vergennes and Vermont State police together arrested Timothy A. Cousino, 34, after the woman, whom they described as an ex-girlfriend, provided evidence that Monday at the city police station.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police investigated a report on May 27 that someone had recently attempted to tip over the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary that is located between the St. Mary’s rectory and the church. Police said that fortunately no damage was done to the statue and they were able to reset it on its stand.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
6/4 #12 Essex vs. #5 MUHS................ 15-11
6/3 #12 Spaulding at #5 MUHS ........... Susp.
6/4 #9 Stratton vs. #8 Mt. Abe................ 13-9
SALISBURY — Salisbury residents needing to conduct business at their town office during the month of June will be limited to a three-hour window on Mondays, down from what had been a combined total of 17 hours per week spanning Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
MIDDLEBURY — The Turning Point Center of Addison County in Middlebury gave out 69 free Narcan emergency kits to a total of 29 people seeking to have the substance handy for a friend or loved one at risk of overdosing on opiates.
MIDDLEBURY — Pedestrians using Middlebury’s Main Street crosswalk in front of the U.S. Post Office will literally be able to take their safety into their own hands.
That crosswalk — identified as one of the most dangerous in downtown Middlebury — is being used to pilot a new amenity for pedestrians through the town’s Safe Routes to School initiative: crosswalk safety flags.