Vergennes Police Log: City man accused of aggravated domestic assault
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Sunday, June 18, arrested a city man for aggravated domestic assault after responding to a complaint about a city apartment. They lodged Russell Hulst, 57, at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility following the alleged attack.
Police allege Hulst pushed the victim to the floor and leaned on her throat with his right forearm in the presence of her daughter, and said he was scheduled to be arraigned this past Monday.
In other action between June 12 and June 18, Vergennes police:
• On June 12 issued an $8,327 ticket to the driver of a truck operating without a permit on Monkton Road that was 47,700 pounds overweight.
• On June 12 left a message for the owner of a driver’s license and credit card found on West Road in Panton.
• On June 12 began trying to track down an individual caught on video allegedly stealing a Twisted Tea from Kinney Drug Store.
• On June 12 searched unsuccessfully for a truck reported to being driven erratically on West Main Street.
• On June 12 helped Vermont State Police by responding to a reported verbal dispute in Panton.
• On June 14 dealt with three minor two-car accidents, one at the intersection of Main and Green streets and two at the intersection of South Maple and King streets.
• On June 14 checked a report of a suspicious vehicle at a Panton Road business and learned it was a delivery truck.
• On June 15 helped a Chittenden County investigation unit by looking for the victim of a sex assault, but could not find her.
• On June 17 told a woman who wanted help retrieving belongings from her grandson’s ex that it was a civil issue.
• On June 17 helped state police at a Route 7 traffic stop.
• On June 17 checked out a report of drugs being sold near a Main Street apartment building, but found nothing.
• On June 17 dealt with a report of a fender-bender in the Kinney Drug Store parking lot.
• On June 17 looked into the dumping of trash on Hopkins Road; police said there were no identifying items in the trash.
• On June 18 checked the welfare of a Green Street man, who was fine.
• On June 18 called the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad to come to the police station to help a man who came to the office complaining of heat-related symptoms.
• On June 18 helped a motorist get into a locked car on South Water Street.
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