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Vergennes Police Log: Police charge student with disorderly conduct

VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Saturday cited a Northlands Job Corps student for disorderly conduct and simple assault following a confrontation with Northlands security personnel during which the student allegedly tied to choke one security officer and spit on another.
Cited was Marques M. Green, 19, of Rochester, N.Y. Police allege Green had been drinking and refused to take a breathalyzer test before becoming combative with center security officers and verbally threatening them. Police lodged Green at the Chittenden County Correctional Center for lack of $10,000 bail.
In other incidents between Nov. 12 and 18, Vergennes police:
•  On Nov. 12 looked for a car that was reported to be disabled at the intersection of Route 7 and New Haven Road, but it was gone.
•  On Nov. 12 took a statement from a woman who reported her husband had violated a relief-from-abuse order, and forwarded the statement to Brattleboro police.
•  On Nov. 12 checked out a report that three suspicious men were selling vacuum cleaners out of the back of a van on Panton Road. Police found nothing wrong with the sales operation, but learned one of the men — Nicholas S. McCarron, 22, of Burlington — was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court to answer a charge of retail theft. Police arrested him and lodged him at the Chittenden County Correctional Center.
•  On Nov. 13 checked into a report that Vergennes Union High School students might have hunting rifles in their car.
•  On Nov. 13 directed traffic around two stalled tractor-trailer trucks, one on Main Street and one at the intersection of Route 7 and New Haven Road.
•  On Nov. 13 backed up Vermont State Police in Cornwall, where police said a man had fired a gun in anger and that VSP made two arrests.
•  On Nov. 13 received a tip about illegal drug activity in the area.
•  On Nov. 14 helped VUHS personnel with a student dealing with behavioral issues.
•  On Nov. 14 informed Vermont Department of Children and Families officials that one member of a family involved in a custody dispute had threatened another.
•  On Nov. 14 calmed a North Maple Street domestic dispute.
•  On Nov. 15 took a report of an alleged sex assault on a 12-year-old girl in Panton and referred the case to VSP.
•  On Nov. 15 checked out a complaint that somebody had been illegally using an Armory Lane dumpster.
•  On Nov. 15 accepted a wallet found by a citizen on Main Street.
•  On Nov. 16 backed up VSP at an Addison traffic stop at which police said an arrest was made.
•  On Nov. 16 handled a one-car accident on South Middlebrook Road in Ferrisburgh on behalf of VSP.
•  On Nov. 16 helped a car owner get into a locked vehicle at VUHS.
•  On Nov. 16 went to the scene of a car-deer accident on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh on behalf of VSP.
•  On Nov. 16 cited Ornan McLean, 45 of Vergennes for driving under the influence of alcohol after stopping his car for defective equipment. Police allege his evidentiary blood-alcohol test read at 0.81 percent after a roadside test of just over 0.10. The legal limit for driving is 0.08 percent.
•  On Nov. 16 arranged for a taxi ride home for a drunken man found near the City Limits bar.
•  On Nov. 17 twice responded to the same Hillside Acres apartment for noise complaints.
•  On Nov. 17 helped a car owner get into a locked vehicle on South Water Street.
•  On Nov. 17 responded to a suicide attempt at a city home; police said the man ran a car’s exhaust hose into its passenger cabin. The man was taken to Fletcher Allen Healthcare for care and observation.
•  On Nov. 18 served a subpoena to a Main Street resident on behalf of the Chittenden County state’s attorney.
•  On Nov. 18 cited 20-year-old Burlington resident William Server for excessive speed after stopping his vehicle for allegedly going 66 mph in a 30 mph West Main Street zone. 

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