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September 24th, 2014
MIDDLEBURY — In a Saturday matchup of the 2013 NESCAC football co-champions, visiting Wesleyan held off a late charge by Middlebury to earn a 22-14 win in the season-opener for both teams. Wesleyan took advantage of two interceptions and 83 yards of penalties on Middlebury. The Panthers return to action at Colby this Saturday.
Wesleyan scored first on the first play of a drive, a 65-yard catch-and-run completion from quarterback Jesse Warren to Jay Fabien.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Sept. 17 arrested a city resident and charged her with six counts of false token for writing six checks that totaled $6,570 on a closed account.
City police lodged Lynette M. Gregory, 21, at the Chittenden County Correctional Center, where she was held for lack of $10,000 bail pending arraignment.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police were informed of the alleged theft of an unspecified quantity of narcotics from Porter Hospital on Sept. 17. Police said investigation of the matter continues.
This incident is being investigated by Porter Hospital officials, who are doing an accounting of their medication supplies, according to Middlebury police Sgt. Mike Christopher. Middlebury police will proceed with further investigation once that information is complete.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
MONKTON — Vermont state police are investigating the theft of several guns from a Monkton home. Troopers on Sunday responded to a home on Mountain Road where homeowners told police that someone had stolen several guns, scopes, tools and thousands of rounds of ammunition from their home.
The guns were a .50 caliber bolt-action sniper rifle, an M1 carbine, a 12-gauge shotgun, a 9mm Spectre pistol, a .45 caliber Ruger semi-automatic pistol and .300 Winchester Magnum rifle. The ammunition stolen was an assortment of those calibers.
MIDDLEBURY — People traveling between Brandon and Middlebury via Route 7 this week should prepare for some potential traffic delays due to a substantial road repaving project.
Paving work may force lane closures around the construction areas. Traffic control officials will assist in maintaining traffic flow. Motorists should anticipate traffic delays while proceeding through the project, and plan accordingly.
NEW HAVEN — A Ferrisburgh man will have to appear in court to answer a charge of aggravated assault after he allegedly knocked another man unconscious a the Addison County fairgrounds early Saturday morning.
Vermont State Police report that on Sunday, Sept. 21, at approximately 22 minutes past midnight troopers responded to the fairgrounds for a report of an assault. When they arrived the troopers discovered that 35-year-old Joshua Bird of Franklin had been taken by ambulance to Fletcher Allen Health Care with a severe head injury.