Veregennes Police Log: City police cite woman for domestic assault

VERGENNES — Vergennes police last week dealt with several reports of domestic assaults and made an arrest in one case.
On Saturday, Vergennes police arrested Andrea Anderson, 25, of Brandon for allegedly assaulting her ex-boyfriend at a Comfort Hill residence. Police said the victim allegedly sustained a minor injury under one eye. Police charged Anderson with domestic assault and lodged her at the Chittenden County Correctional Center.
Also, on Aug. 5 city police calmed what turned out to be a verbal domestic dispute at a Main Street apartment, on Aug. 6 they backed up Vermont State Police at the scene of a reported domestic assault at an Addison home, and on Aug. 8 they calmed a domestic argument at a North Green Street apartment.
In other incidents between Aug. 5 and 11, Vergennes police:
•  On Aug. 5 helped Middlebury police with a disorderly person at a Seminary Street extension home.
•  On Aug. 5 ordered an abandoned car towed from a North Maple Street parking lot.
•  On Aug. 6 were called to a local bank to handle a counterfeit $100 bill; police forwarded the bill to federal authorities.
•  On Aug. 7 escorted a wide-load vehicle through the city.
•  On Aug. 8 arrested Melissa Fisher, 28, of South Burlington on an outstanding Chittenden County warrant for driving with a suspended license and violating conditions of release, an action taken after stopping her car for allegedly going 49 mph in a 30 mph West Main Street zone.
•  On Aug. 8 turned three illegal immigrants over to the Border Patrol after a Main Street vehicle stop; police said they were driving with no license or insurance and an illegal plate.
•  On Aug. 8 received a tip about illegal drug activity in the area.
•  On Aug. 8 helped a motorist get into a locked car on Monkton Road.
•  On Aug. 8 discussed with Northlands Job Corps officials the protocol for reporting sex assaults.
•  On Aug. 9 helped the Vergennes Animal Hospital catch a dog that had bolted from a patron’s car.
•  On Aug. 8 cited Stacey Laberge, 25, for retail theft. Police allege that she tried to steal a personal massager from Kinney Drug Store, and that store employees discovered the item concealed on her person.
•  On Aug. 9 received a complaint that a woman’s daughter was missing from Northlands; police learned the adult student had left the program several days before.
•  On Aug. 9 helped a motorist who had locked both keys and a child in a car get into the vehicle at Shaw’s Supermarket.
•  On Aug. 10 dealt with a minor two-car accident in a Green Street parking lot.
•  On Aug. 11 went to help VSP at a possible underage drinking party in Monkton; city police said VSP issued court diversion paperwork to at least one minor.
•  On Aug. 11 aided VSP on Route 17 in New Haven, where a tractor-trailer truck was reportedly blocking traffic.
•  On Aug. 11 took a report that a car had been struck at an unknown time and place by a hit-and-run driver.
•  On Aug. 11 took a report that a sailboat had run into a boat moored at the city docks.
•  On Aug. 11 went to deal with a barking dog complaint on South Water Street and upon arrival discovered the neighbors had resolved the issue. 

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