Vergennes Police Log: Variety of complaints keep city police busy

VERGENNES — Littering, noise complaints, medical emergencies and drug cases ranging from an overdose to possession of small amounts of marijuana were among the incidents that kept Vergennes police busy between July 6 and 12.
During those seven days, Vergennes police:
•  On July 6 at 2 a.m. told youths playing basketball on the city courts to turn down music and to move off the court a car with its headlights on; police told the youths they could finish their game before leaving.
•  On July 6 checked out an alarm at a Panton home on behalf of Vermont State Police; it was a false alarm.
•  On July 7 began investigating a claim of credit card fraud filed by a Booska Court resident.
•  On July 7 backed up VSP at a protest at the Lake Champlain Bridge.
•  On July 7 issued court diversion paperwork to a 19-year-old resident of Lake George, N.Y., after finding a small amount of marijuana in her car during a Main Street traffic stop.
•  On July 7 sent the department’s Drug Recognition Expert to help the Colchester Police Department.
•  On July 7 secured an unlocked door at Vergennes Union Elementary School during a patrol of the area; police said construction workers had failed to lock it.
•  On July 8 heard from a city resident that her granddaughter was being bullied at St. Michael’s College; police advised her to contact officials there.
•  On July 8 served an abuse prevention order to a male South Maple Street resident.
•  On July 8 responded to the Northlands Job Corps to check the welfare of a student experiencing suicidal thoughts; the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad took the student to Porter Hospital to get help from the Counseling Service of Addison County.
•  On July 8 looked for but could not find someone reported to be swinging from the Vergennes Opera House marquee.
•  On July 9 issued court diversion paperwork to two 20-year-old Pennsylvania residents for marijuana possession and cited one of them for speeding — actions taken following a Main Street motor vehicle stop.
•  On July 9 helped a motorist get into a locked car in the Shaw’s Supermarket parking lot.
•  On July 9 performed a background check on behalf of a U.S. Army recruiter.
•  On July 9 investigated eight bags of trash left near the city recycling center; police said they found evidence of whose trash it was and are trying to track the people down.
•  On July 9 accepted a wallet belonging to a New Hampshire resident and found by a Ferrisburgh resident, and contacted police in New Hampshire.
•  On July 9 heard about suspicious cars going in and out of Falls Park.
•  On July 9 and 10 dealt with minor two-car accidents on Main Street.
•  On July 10 were told a boy had been harassed while at the city pool; police said on Monday they were trying to identify the other boys involved.
•  On July 10 responded along with VARS to help an elderly woman on Sunset Drive; VARS took her to the UVM Medical Center.
•  On July 10 helped VARS deal with a women who had overdosed on pills at a West Main Street home; VARS took her to the UVM Medical Center.
•  On July 10 responded to a barking dogs complaint on First Street.
•  On July 11 responded along with VARS to a motorcycle crash on West Main Street; VARS took the driver to the UVM Medical Center with possible injuries to a shoulder and leg.
•  On July 12 went to Jersey Street to help VSP with a report of a toddler who was reportedly at risk of drowning.
•  On July 12 checked on behalf of VSP a report of a suspicious vehicle on Maple Street, but found nothing.

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