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Vergennes Police Log: Police deal with several driving violations

VERGENNES — Vergennes police this past weekend cited two motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol.
On Saturday, May 13, city police stopped a driver after he failed to honor a stop sign at the intersection of South Maple and School streets. Police said Noah Myott, 31, of Burlington showed evidence of intoxication, but refused DUI testing. They cited him for DUI refusal and for failure to stop at the stop sign.
On Sunday, May 14, city police stopped another driver for failing to stop at a stop sign, this time on New Haven Road. They cited Lance Masterson, 35, of Lincoln for DUI, alleging his blood-alcohol content tested at 0.94; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.
Police also cited Masterson for the traffic offense.
In other action between May 8 and 14, Vergennes police:
•  On May 8 received two tips about potential illegal drug activity in the area.
•  On May 8 helped Vermont State Police deal with a drunken man in Monkton.
•  On May 8 helped the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad with a possible drug overdose at Northlands Job Corps.
•  On May 9 heard a complaint from a woman that her daughter’s boyfriend’s ex-wife was sending personal information about him to her, her daughter, and his employer. Police said they, too, had received the information, but after consultation with the state’s attorney determined it was a civil issue and advised the woman to consult a lawyer.
•  On May 10 learned that $38 and a winning scratch ticket had been stolen from an unlocked car parked in the city.
•  On May 10 checked a report of a car that had been running for an hour near the intersection of South Maple and School streets; police discovered it belonged to an employee of a downtown business who had forgotten to turn the engine off.
•  On May 10 dealt with a Green Street barking dog complaint.
•  On May 11 searched for, but could not find, someone said to have been looking win the windows at 2 Alden Place.
•  On May 11 helped VARS at Vergennes Union High School.
•  On May 11 accepted a wallet that had been found and contacted the bank that had issued a debit card found in the wallet to try to find its owner; there was no other ID in the wallet, police said.
•  On May 13 and 14 found a door open at the same Main Street business.
•  On May 14 accepted a dog that a resident had picked up wandering loose on Main Street and turned it over to the animal control officer, who returned it to the owner. 

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