Vermont State Police Log: Police looking for driver who crashed Jeep

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police are looking for the driver who crashed a Jeep into a house in North Ferrisburgh and left the scene early this past Saturday morning.

On Oct. 9 at a few minutes before 4 a.m. troopers responded to a report of a one-car crash into a house on the corner of Route 7 and Old Hollow Road in Ferrisburgh. The vehicle was gone upon troopers’ arrival, but police found the house was clearly damaged.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a newer model, black Jeep Cherokee bearing Vermont plates. Witnesses said the Jeep had two occupants who appeared injured.

Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact the New Haven state police barracks at 388-4919.

In other recent action troopers:

•  On Oct 9 at 10:39 p.m. looked into a report of a one-car crash on Morgan Horse Farm Road in Weybridge. Police said a car driven by 20-year-old Max Hirdler of Middlebury had struck a tree; Hirdler was not injured. Troopers detected signs of impairment, tested Hirdler and cited him for driving under the influence.

Troopers were assisted on scene by the Weybridge Fire Department and Middlebury Regional EMS.

•  On Oct. 9 at 11 p.m. stopped a car on Nortontown Road in Addison after observing a traffic violation. Police said the driver, identified as 21-year-old Megan Swinton of Middlebury, displayed signs of alcohol impairment. Swinton participated in Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and was then cited for refusing to take a DUI breathalyzer test, second offense.

•  On Oct. 11 began an investigation into reports of multiple acts of domestic violence committed by Maxx Rheaume, 22, of Salisbury. During the investigation, Rheaume was made aware that troopers were looking to arrest him and he turned himself in without incident. Police cited Rheaume for domestic assault.

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