Vergennes Police Log for Jul. 11
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on July 4 cited a city woman for domestic assault after responding to a 2 a.m. report of people yelling in a Main Street apartment building.
Police allege that Tammy Curler, 53, struck a man in the face. Police said Curler told them the victim’s dog bit her hand before she allegedly hit the man. The alleged victim denied that allegation, according to police. Curler was cited and released.
City police between July 1 and 7 also conducted 14 directed patrols intended to curb speeding and enhance road safety within city limits. On those patrols they ticketed 19 drivers, warned seven, issued two sets of court diversion paperwork to a minor, and cited another motorist for an non-traffic offense.
During those seven days, Vergennes police also:
On July 1:
•Conducted a background investigation for the U.S. Army.
•Began investigating a counterfeit $20 bill being passed at a local business.
On July 2:
•Provided directions to a lost motorist.
•Cited Robert McFev, 53, of Burlington for violating conditions of his release and a restraining order. McFev allegedly assaulted a Vergennes woman and allegedly then contacted her by mail.
•Helped Vermont State Police with an accident at the intersection of Routes 7 and 22A.
On July 3:
•Dealt with a parking complaint on Walker Avenue.
•Looked into a report of a woman yelling at and grabbing the arm of a young girl on South Maple Street, but could not find them.
•Dealt with a minor two-car accident at Vergennes Union Elementary School.
On July 4:
•Took a report from a Hillside Drive resident of a stolen license plate.
•Provided information to the Francestown, N.H., police about the owner of a local license plate; police said their New Hampshire counterparts were investigating a report about a man taking pictures of juveniles swimming at a lake.
•Ticketed an underage Northlands Job Corps student for drinking alcohol; Northlands personnel took him to Porter Hospital.
On July 5:
•Responded to report of a downed phone line on West Main Street; a resident had moved it off the road.
•Told a caller they would keep an eye on a burned Mountain View Lane home after being told someone might be camping out in it.
•Helped a motorist get into a locked car on Armory Lane.
On July 6:
•Dealt with a minor two-car accident on Main Street.
•Contacted the Essex, N.Y., owner of a credit card and ID found by a city store employee.
•Determined a report of a gunshot near Green Street had been triggered by someone setting off fireworks.
On July 7 checked the welfare of a guest of a Hillside Acres apartment resident; he was fine.
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