Vergennes Police Log: Various incidents keep police busy
VERGENNES — Between June 10 and 16, Vergennes police among other incidents dealt with thefts, threats and a custody dispute, and also made an arrest on an outstanding warrant and cited a local woman for shoplifting.
In that week, Vergennes police:
• On June 10 heard that pain medications had allegedly been stolen from a North Green Street residence.
• On June 10 were told an iPhone was stolen at Vergennes Union High School.
• On June 10 checked a report that an unsupervised child was playing in a Main Street driveway; the child’s mother told police she was nearby.
• On June 11 helped a motorist get into a locked car in the Shaw’s Supermarket parking lot.
• On June 11 were told of drugs possibly being offered for sale at the city skate park.
• On June 11 went to a Sand Road home in Ferrisburgh on behalf of Vermont State Police to check out a report of a fight there; no one would share details, police said.
• On June 11 told a man who was not wanted at a Second Street home to leave.
• On June 12 helped VSP working out of the Williston barracks to set up a controlled buy of an outboard engine that had allegedly been stolen in Chittenden County; city police said VSP made an arrest as a result.
• On June 12 picked up a dog running loose near Monkton Road and took it to the Vergennes Animal Hospital.
• On June 13 searched around a South Water Street apartment building after a report of someone knocking on an apartment window, but found nobody.
• On June 13 received a tip about illegal drug activity in the area.
• On June 14 cited Kelly McEvoy, 42, of New Haven for retail theft for allegedly taking cosmetics and a toy from Kinney Drug Store.
• On June 14 calmed a dispute about custody arrangements between a resident of the John Graham Shelter and another parent, and referred the issue to Family Court.
• On June 14 calmed a landlord-tenant dispute on Main Street that centered on a misunderstanding in which a landlord’s employee took items belonging to the tenant that had been left outside the apartment; the items were returned and the matter resolved.
• On June 14 contacted a Northlands Job Corps student on behalf of South Burlington police and asked the student to call that department.
• On June 15 arrested David B. Ambrose, 47, of Ferrisburgh at a King Street home on an outstanding warrant; he was lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Center.
• On June 15 heard that the ex-boyfriend of a woman living at a Hillside Acres apartment was refusing to return a car that she had lent to him and was threatening members of her household; as of June 17 police were still searching for the man.
• On June 15 dealt with a complaint about the odor of marijuana coming from a Main Street apartment, but found no evidence.
• On June 16 served a subpoena to a Sunset Drive resident on behalf of the Addison County State’s Attorney’s Office.
• On June 16 looked into a threat complaint in which one man said he would burn a woman’s house down; police said the threat was related to an alleged purchase of a car with a bad check, and police are looking into the alleged fraud as well as the threat.
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