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Vergennes Police Log for Apr. 28

VERGENNES — During an otherwise quiet week between April 18 and 24, Vergennes police spent time patrolling city streets. During those seven days, city officers pulled over 19 drivers for a variety of offenses.

At the same time, Vergennes police also conducted 10 patrols, seven by cruiser and three on foot; responded to a false alarm; fingerprinted a job applicant on behalf of an employer; and:

On April 18, on behalf of Vermont State Police, went to the intersection of Route 7 and Monkton Road and stood by a disabled vehicle until a tow truck arrived.

On April 19, searched unsuccessfully for a cow reported to be running loose near the intersections of Routes 7 and 22A.

On April 20:

  • Went to a flooded area near Canal Street to see if the owners of a vehicle that had driven into the water needed help and found all was OK.
  • Took a report at the station that a vehicle parked at Shaw’s Supermarket several days earlier had been struck by another vehicle.

On April 24:

  • Searched unsuccessfully for a possibly impaired operator seen getting into a car and driving away from a Main Street apartment.
  • Looked into a report of a dog being abused at a West Main Street home by being hung from a tree. Police learned the dog was performing a trick in which it jumped up and held onto a rope tied from a tree, thus determining no abuse occurred.
  • Checked a report of erratic driving of a commercial truck on Monkton Road and determined the driver was not impaired.
  • Helped Charlotte Rescue personnel lift a patient at a West Main Street residence.
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