Crime

Vergennes Police Log: City police investigate embezzlement

VERGENNES — Vergennes police allege a woman with a New Haven address embezzled about $1,300 from the Maplefields convenience store on Main Street in the city. 

Following an investigation, Vergennes police on Oct. 17 cited Isabelle Gepfert, 21, into court to answer to a charge of embezzlement from the store. 

In other action between Oct. 17 and 23, Vergennes police conducted eight traffic stops, responded to one 911 hang-up call, fingerprinted three job applicants, and also:

On Oct. 17, responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Green and School Streets, after which one driver was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment.

On Oct. 19:

• Went to West Main Street to deal with a one-car accident in which the driver was taken to the UVM Medical Center with more serious injuries. Police said the vehicle took out a utility pole before coming to rest in nearby trees.

• Calmed a family dispute on High Street.

On Oct. 21, helped Vermont State Police with a family fight on Route 22A in Panton.

On Oct. 22, stood by while the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad dealt with a Ferrisburgh patient who had been problematic in the past.

On Oct. 23, separated two teenage girls who had been fighting in a Main Street apartment. Police took one to the station, where a family member arrived to pick her up.

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