Vergennes Police Log for Nov. 2

VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Oct. 28 cited a Burlington man for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. 

Police said they stopped Kevin Tower, 27, on South Water Street after hearing from a concerned acquaintance that Tower might be impaired. Police allege Tower’s blood-alcohol content tested at 0.15, about twice the legal limit for operating a motor vehicle. 

In other action between Oct. 23 and 29, Vergennes police conducted 17 patrols, 16 in cruisers and one on foot; conducted eight traffic stops; fingerprinted five job seekers; responded to a false alarm; and:

On Oct. 23:

• Took reports that two vehicles had been entered while parked on White Street; $25 in cash was stolen from one, and nothing was taken from the other.

• Advised a local resident not to be concerned about a woman in the neighborhood who was dealing with a mental health challenge.

On Oct. 24, cited Matthew Porcaro, 36, of Vergennes to appear in court on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court. 

On Oct 25:

• Spoke to members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes about the dangers of illegal drugs and underage drinking.

• Took a report of a minor fender-bender on School Street.

On Oct. 28:

• Accepted a credit card found on Main Street; police as of earlier this week had not reached its owner.

• Calmed an arguing couple at a Hillside Drive apartment.

• Told one woman allegedly harassing another woman via phone messages to stop doing so.

On Oct. 29:

• Participated in a Trunk Or Treat event at 50 Armory Lane. 

• Returned a wallet found on West Main Street to its owner. 

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