Vergennes Police Log: Arguing sisters calmed four times by police

VERGENNES — Four times between April 4 and 8 Vergennes police were called to a West Main Street residence to calm arguing sisters.
At the first visit on April 4 city police helped family members make plans for one of the sisters to move out on April 7, including removing all her possessions. On April 5 and 6 police calmed disputes between the two women.
On April 8 they returned to mediate a dispute between the sister who remained behind and the sister who left, who they said refused to turn over a key until a cell phone was returned to her. Police said they planned to issue a no-trespass order to the sister who had moved out and told the sister who remained behind it might be a good idea to change the locks.
In other incidents between April 2 and 8, Vergennes police:
On April 2:
•  Calmed a landlord-tenant dispute at a Hillside Drive apartment.
•  Accepted a wallet that had been found at Vergennes Union High School and returned it to its owner.
On April 3:
•  Disarmed at VUHS student who had brought a knife to school to whittle wood and then refused to turn it over to teachers and school officials when asked; police also removed her from the school and worked with the school on a safety plan.
•  Calmed a dispute between patrons of the bank on the United Technology premises on Panton Road.
•  Worked with officials from VUHS and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes to resolve an alleged ongoing bullying issue. A meeting is planned with police, officials and families involved.
•  Were told by Northlands Job Corps officials that a year-end inventory had revealed that a DVD player and power saws were missing from a supply building and presumed stolen.
On April 5:
•  Helped Vermont State Police at a reported domestic assault on Satterly Road in Ferrisburgh.
•  Responded to a barking dog complaint in Booth Woods; police said it is an ongoing issue and they spoke to the dog owner.
•  At a West Main Street traffic stop ticketed the driver for possession of marijuana and speeding and issued him court diversion paperwork for being a minor in possession of alcohol.
On April 6 helped Bristol police and state police at a reported domestic assault on Hardscrabble Road in Monkton.
On April 8 helped the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad at a call on South Maple Street and helped state police by responding to a complaint on McKnight Lane in Waltham.

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