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Vergennes Police Log for June 4

VERGENNES — Vergennes police said a man walking on White Street on May 28 was “bitten severely” in the legs and hospitalized briefly after being attacked by three dogs running loose. Police said the man was lucky the injuries were not worse.
Police issued a municipal ticket to the dogs’ owner and ordered the dogs to be quarantined for 10 days.
As well as conducting 24 motorized patrols, two property watches and one foot patrol, and participating in two Clang and Bang Parades, one on Memorial Day, between May 25 and 31 Vergennes police also: 
On May 25 helped a motorist enter a locked car at Shaw’s Supermarket. 
On May 26:
•  Expunged records in two cases on behalf of Addison County District Court.
•  Took a report of a hit-and-run fender bender in the Shaw’s parking lot.
•  Helped the Governor’s Highway Safety Program operate a Click-It-Or-Ticket checkpoint in the Bristol area.
•  Served an abuse-prevention order on a female Main Street resident.
On May 27:
•  Responded to a report of a suspicious male hanging around homes and cars in Crosby Court at about 4 a.m.; police have stepped up patrols in the area.
•  Served a no-stalking order to a woman on behalf of the John Graham Shelter and a shelter resident; police said the woman left the shelter without incident.
•  Took a report of a hit-and-run fender bender in a Northlands Job Corps parking lot.
•  Conducted a background pre-employment investigation of a Maui job applicant.
•  Responded to a report of a swarm of bees in the area around the City Limits nightclub; police said the bees moved on after a few days.
•  Helped a motorist free her car after it was stuck in the New Haven Road car wash.
On May 29:
•  Locked up a downtown business that was found unlocked.
•  Contacted a woman’s husband to pick her up after responding to a report of a person lying on the side of South Maple Street. Police said the woman, a Waltham resident, was intoxicated, with a blood-alcohol level that tested at 0.258 percent; for a point of reference the blood-alcohol limit for driving is 0.08.
On May 30 directed traffic after discovering cars were backed up onto West Main Street from the city’s recycling center. 

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