Vergennes Police Log: Northlands student accused of providing alcohol
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on March 24 cited a 22-year-old Northlands Job Corps student for providing alcohol to minors. The citation followed an incident in which police also gave court diversion paperwork to five Northlands students for alleged underage drinking.
Cited for the providing charge was Elliot Glacum of Bath, N.Y. Police said the incident started with a report at around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday that a male was lying on the ground near Otter Creek. When police arrived they said the person in question, a 20-year-old Northlands student, was also vomiting.
They then issued the paperwork to the five underage students, who ranged in age from 17 to 20, and cited Glacum. In a separate incident about an hour later that afternoon, police issued court diversion paperwork for underage drinking to a sixth Northlands student.
In other incidents between March 19 and 25, Vergennes police:
• On March 19 dealt with a family dispute between a daughter and her mother and sister-and-law at a Monkton Road home.
• On March 19 helped the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad at an Alden Place home.
• On March 19 received a tip about illegal drug activity in the area.
• On March 20 returned a truant student to Vergennes Union High School.
• On March 20 were told by one woman that another woman had shouted obscenities at her.
• On March 20 told a man to move a car blocking a Scovel Lane driveway.
• On March 21 helped Ferrisburgh First Response with an ailing motorist.
• On March 21 responded to a report of a Main Street rifle shot and discovered a resident had shot a rabid raccoon in a tree.
• On March 21 cited a Pennsylvania motorist for driving an unregistered and uninsured car without a license.
• On March 22 backed up Vermont State Police at the scene of a Little Chicago Road fight in Ferrisburgh.
• On March 22 took a drunken man into custody until a friend offered to take him home; police said the man’s blood-alcohol content tested at 0.258. As a point of reference, the legal limit for driving is 0.08 percent.
• On March 22 calmed a West Main Street dispute between a woman and her ex-boyfriend.
• On March 22 helped a motorist get into a locked car on Walker Avenue.
• On March 22 mentored a Vergennes Union Elementary School student who had been suspended.
• On March 22 dealt with a minor two-car accident in the Goodrich Aerospace parking lot.
• On March 22 talked to two boys hanging out in the Crescent Drive area and determined there was no problem.
• On March 22 responded along with firefighters to a grass fire on West Street; police said it was suspicious and three juveniles had been seen in the area, but police could not find them.
• On March 22 were told an audio-visual cord in a Main Street apartment had been vandalized.
• On March 23 received a tip about illegal drug activity in the area.
• On March 23 calmed a family dispute at a Thomas Circle home.
• On March 24 helped VARS at a School Street call.
• On March 24 cited Dakota Norris, 19, for unlawful trespass after responding to a report of a potentially suicidal person at a Main Street apartment. Norris said he was not serious about the threats of self-harm, but police determined there was no-trespass order in effect on him for the premises.
• On March 24 helped a motorist get into a locked car on Main Street.
• On March 24 received a tip about illegal drug activity in the area.
• Early on the night of March 25 were told of a suspicious man in the Aubuchon Hardware plaza, but learned it was a business owner.
• On March 25 dealt with a noise complaint at a Main Street apartment building.
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