Vergennes Police Log for Jun. 27

VERGENNES — Vergennes police dealt with a variety of incidents between June 17 and 23, including underage drinking, motor vehicle accidents, a stolen bicycle, and a referral to Vermont State Police that led to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
In that week police also operated five directed traffic-safety patrols throughout the city, during which they warned two motorist, and:
On June 17:
•Investigated a report of a bicycle stolen from Vergennes Union High School.
•Helped state police at the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 7 and Monkton Road.
On June 19 called AAA on behalf of a motorist with a disabled vehicle near the city police station.
On June 20:
•Checked the welfare of an elderly South Maple Street resident, who proved to be OK.
•Were told that one resident of a Main Street apartment building had threatened another.
•Alerted state police that an Addison family had told them a family member had driven away from a home while intoxicated and could be headed north to Burlington via Ferrisburgh. City police said troopers ultimately found the man and cited him for DUI.
•Heard from a North Maple Street resident that a man had knocked on his door and asked to buy marijuana; police could not find the man.
On June 21:
•Helped a motorist get into a locked vehicle on South Water Street.
•Issued a verbal no-trespass order to a man who was an unwanted presence at Valley Vista on Alden Place.
•Dealt with minor two-car accidents on Main Street and New Haven Road.
•Took a report of a loose peacock on Main Street; police said the bird had escaped from the Comfort Hill Kennel.
•Cited Northlands Job Corps student George Sanders, 21, of Brockton, Mass., for providing alcohol to minors and issued court diversion paperwork to two underage Northlands students for consuming alcohol, actions taken after responding to a report of possible underage drinking in the South Water Street area.
On June 22:
•Helped state police with an accident on Tuppers Crossing in Ferrisburgh.
•Dealt with a minor two-car accident on South Maple Street.
•Checked out a report of a suspicious person near Champlain Farms on Main Street.
On June 23:
•Helped a motorist get into a locked vehicle on South Water Street.
•Directed traffic while the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad responded to a Main Street incident.

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