Crime

Vergennes Police Log: City resident cited for domestic assault

VERGENNES — Vergennes police on May 18 cited into court a Hillside Drive apartment resident for domestic assault. 

Police allege that on Saturday Jose Ulloa Segovia, 26, struck a domestic partner during a dispute at their residence. 

In other action between May 13 and 19, Vergennes police also conducted 13 patrols, 12 by cruiser and one on foot, and seven traffic stops; processed four pre-employment fingerprint requests; responded to two false alarms; and:

On May 13:

• Looked unsuccessfully for a man with mental health issues who was upsetting downtown passersby. 

• Took a report that one person allegedly registered a truck in another’s name without permission. Police said the caller did not request any action, and that regardless it was a civil issue.

On May 14:

• Took a report from the Vergennes Union Elementary School administration that a student had made a general threat toward other students.

• Were told of a case of possible internet fraud by a Ferrisburgh resident.

On May 15:

• Checked the welfare of a Main Street resident on behalf of the Department for Children and Families. Police found the individual to be OK.

• Searched unsuccessfully for a four-wheeler reported to be driving around VUES and in the Hillside Drive area.

On May 16:

• Spoke to the owner of a dog that was reportedly being left overnight in a car when the owner was visiting a First Street home.

• Following a neighbor’s complaint went to speak to a West Main Street construction crew about loud music; the crew was not on the scene when police arrived.

• Took a report of a fender-bender in the Shaw’s Supermarket parking lot.

On May 17 met with a Vergennes Union High School student.

On May 18:

• Helped a game warden look for someone alleged to be shooting fish near Panton Road, but found no one.

• Began investigating an alleged theft from Kinney Drugs. Police said two men apparently walked out with several cans of Twisted Tea. Police are reviewing video from the store. 

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