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Vergennes Police Log: City police investigate theft of an antique plate

VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Feb. 25 began investigating the reported theft of an antique plate valued at about $8,000. City police were told the item was stolen from a Main Street home.
In other action between Feb. 25 and March 3, Vergennes police:
On Feb. 25:
•Ticketed a Vergennes Union High School student for tobacco use.
•Conducted a special traffic patrol on West Main Street and ticketed three drivers and warned a fourth.
On Feb. 26:
•Were told by Vermont State Police a man holding a “Marijuana for sale, no ID required” sign had gone to Vergennes from Ferrisburgh. City police spotted the man while conducting a traffic stop, but he left the scene before they could speak to him.
•Helped a motorist whose vehicle had stalled on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh by jump-starting it.
On Feb. 27:
•Ticketed two vehicles left out during the night on city streets in violation of Vergennes’ wintertime parking ban.
•Responded to a minor two-car accident on Green Street.
On Feb. 28:
•Ticketed a vehicle violating Vergennes’ wintertime parking ban.
•Directed traffic around a disabled semi on Main Street.
•Joined a commercial vehicle enforcement checkpoint organized by the Department of Motor Vehicles near the intersection of Routes 7 and 22A and issued one ticket for an overweight truck.
On March 1 arrested Thomas Stauckas, 66, of Granville on an outstanding warrant from Windsor County and took him to court in Addison County; this action was taken in Middlebury by the county traffic safety coordinator, who is a city officer.
On March 1 and 2 calmed disputes between the same Main Street landlord and tenant.
On March 2:
•Ticketed three vehicles in violation of Vergennes’ wintertime parking ban.
•Conducted a special traffic patrol on West Main Street and ticketed one vehicle.
On March 3:
•Conducted special traffic patrols on West Main Street and Panton Road, issuing two tickets, and Victory and Green streets, ticketing one motorist.
•Stopped a motorist on Main Street after receiving a report of erratic driving on Route 22A and determined she was OK, but warned her about her driving.

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