Vergennes Police Log: Student cited for unwanted touching of another student
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on April 23 cited a male Northlands Job Corps student for alleged unwanted touching of another male Northlands student, an incident they said occurred on April 14.
City police responded to the Job Corps Center on April 23 after receiving the report of the earlier incident, and after an investigation cited Jarred McKinney, 23, of Brooklyn, N.Y., for allegedly performing a prohibited act.
In other incidents between April 23 and 29, city police:
On April 23:
• Helped Vermont State Police by identifying a picture of a suicidal woman and providing her address.
• Cited Andrew Neil, 45, of Burlington for driving with a criminally suspended license, an action taken after a New Haven Road traffic stop.
• Went to a Thomas Circle home to discuss a the request from the male half of a divorcing couple’s request for a restraining order on his wife; police said because she co-owned the home they could not do so. Police returned on April 26 to calm an argument and stand by while the woman retrieved belongings.
On April 24:
• Told Main Street family members that other family members were not harassing them, and their wish for visitation rights was a civil issue to be dealt with in Family Court.
• Advised a Main Street resident that a request for money from someone she had met through an online dating site was fraudulent.
• Dealt with a barking dog complaint on North Maple Street.
On April 25 helped a motorist who had run out of gas.
On April 26:
• Tried unsuccessfully to find a Green Street resident at the request of Bristol police.
• Took a report that a wallet had been lost on Main Street.
• Responded on behalf of state police to a report of a suicidal female at a New Haven home; police said she was OK, and she was taken to Porter Hospital.
On April 28:
• Calmed arguing Hillside Drive apartment building neighbors.
• Responded along with the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad to a drug overdose on Cataract Lane; VARS took the victim to Porter Hospital.
On April 29:
• Calmed a man and woman who were arguing at a Cataract Lane residence; police said the dispute centered on $10.
• Persuaded an upset child to go along with his dad for a scheduled visit.
• Found a juvenile who had run away from home at a local eatery and returned her to her home.
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