Vergennes Police Log for Sept. 29

VERGENNES — Vergennes police are investigating a $4,878.89 check cashed at a local bank on Sept. 20 that bank officials reported was counterfeit.

Police said a man brought the check to the Community Bank on Monkton Road and that it appeared to be made out to him by a local business. The case remains under investigation. 

Between Sept. 19 and 25, Vergennes police also conducted three traffic stops and four patrols by cruiser and three on foot, and also:

On Sept. 19:

• Received a call from Vergennes Union Elementary School that a student was missing. Police learned she had walked home without permission from her family.

• Were told by a parent that her daughter’s Air Pods had been stolen from her backpack at Vergennes Union High School. The case remains under investigation. 

• Attempted to serve an abuse-prevention order on a High Street resident.

On Sept. 20:

• Took a report of the theft of merchandise from Kinney Drug Store, an incident that remains under investigation.

• At the request of Vermont State Police checked the welfare of a West Main Street resident and found everything OK.

• Took a report from a High Street resident that a cat had been stolen.

On Sept. 21:

• Concluded that a First Street resident who had died at home had done so of natural causes.

• Responded to a minor two-vehicle accident on Main Street.

• Served a subpoena to a Main Street resident on behalf of the county state’s attorney’s office.

On Sept. 22 checked on a woman reported to be confused and walking around the Champlain Farms parking lot; they found no issues.

On Sept. 23 calmed a family dispute at a Monkton Road residence. 

On Sept. 24:

• Responded to a minor two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Canal and Main streets.

• Checked the welfare of a High Street resident and found no problem.

On Sept. 25:

• Responded to a report of a youth speeding on a dirt bike on Panton Road and spoke to both the youth and his father, who they described as unhappy with his son’s behavior.

• Reported to state police that the apparent victim of an Addison domestic dispute had appeared at a city business; troopers interviewed her at the city station. 

Share this story:

More News

Vergennes Police Log: Police issue abuse-relief orders

Vergennes police recently served two temporary relief-from-abuse orders, or RFAs, after he … (read more)


Vermont State Police Log: ATV crash takes the life of Vergennes man

A Vergennes man was killed on Saturday evening when the ATV he was driving crashed in Pant … (read more)


Middlebury Police Log: Bridport man cited for DUI

Middlebury police cited Aaron Ouellette, 46, of Bridport for driving under the influence ( … (read more)

Share this story: