Vergennes Police Log: Police remind residents to lock parked vehicles
VERGENNES — Vergennes police last week took reports of several thefts from parked cars, most of which they said were left unlocked. Police are reminding residents to lock cars left in driveways or parked on streets, especially overnight.
On May 22 change was taken from a car parked on Green Street, and a portable speaker and related equipment was stolen from a car on South Maple Street.
On May 24 a radio and speaker was removed from a pickup on Walker Avenue, and on May 26 $25 was stolen from a car on West Main Street.
Police also last week participated on several special grant-funded Click-It-Or-Ticket details, some outside of the city. In one such detail, in Middlebury on May 22, city police cited Ian J. Kyhill, 31, of Castleton for driving with a criminally suspended license after pulling him over for a cell phone violation.
In other action between May 21 and 27, Vergennes police:
On May 21:
• Helped the Addison County Sheriff’s Department with an uncooperative driver at an Addison traffic stop.
• Arrested Eddie Mulliss, 24, of Vergennes on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court to answer to a simple assault charge. Police said Mulliss came to the station and turned himself in, and they turned him over to a sheriff’s deputy to be lodged at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.
• Searched unsuccessfully for a man reported to be walking around Vergennes Union High School and looking in windows.
On May 22:
• Helped the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad with an uncooperative patient on Panton Road.
• Spoke with a VUHS student and administrators about an unwanted Instagram picture the student had received from an unknown person; police said there was nothing lewd or threatening about the picture and advised it be deleted.
• Cited a mother and two daughters for domestic assault following a family fight at a Green Meadow Acres resident in which all three received minor injuries, according to police. Cited were Sybil Saunders, 44; Lydia Raymond, 27; and Gabrielle Saunders, 20.
• Helped Vermont State Police stop an elderly driver police called delusional who was driving erratically, was apparently lost, and refused to pull over for state police.
On May 24 tried to find an erratic driver reported heading into the city on Route 22A.
On May 25:
• Dealt with a minor two-car accident at the intersection of Main and South Water streets.
• Helped VARS at a First Street call.
• Took a report from two people that a third party was threatening them; the third party said he was the lessor of record in an apartment and the other two were refusing to leave or pay, denied threatening them, and said he would pursue their eviction.
On May 27:
• Accepted a wallet that a citizen found on Monkton Road in Ferrisburgh and returned it to its owner.
• Investigated an accident on Green Street in which a vehicle drove into a building.
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