Police link arson case in city to drug dealing

Vergennes police have linked drug dealing to their Jan. 5 charge that a 28-year-old New Jersey man had attempted murder and arson in the city.

Vergennes Police Log: City police work to calm citizens

VERGENNES — In a week in which Vergennes police, with help from Middlebury and Vermont state police, made a major arrest for attempted murder and arson (see story), they also handled other incidents, several of which involved calming frayed nerves and ups … (read more)

Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for simple assault

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Richard J. Murray, 55, of Middlebury for simple assault, following an investigation of an “ongoing assault” in the Jayne Court neighborhood on Jan. 7. Police said Murray was released on citation to appear in Addison Co … (read more)

Vermont State Police Log: Troopers look for assault suspect

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police operating out of the New Haven barracks reported one interaction with the public between Jan. 2 and 10. On Friday, Jan. 7, at about 10 minutes before 5 a.m., troopers were called to a family fight at a home on Stickne … (read more)

Vergennes car fire results in attempted murder charges

VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old New Jersey man on suspicion of attempted murder and arson following a pre-dawn fire at a duplex and nearby vehicles in the Booth Woods neighborhood in the city’s southern end. In Addison Sup … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log: Police investigate missing checkbook

Vergennes police are looking into the alleged theft of a checkbook from the local Knights of Columbus organization.

Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for unlawful trespass at a school

Middlebury police on Dec. 30 cited Timothy Farr, 68, of Middlebury for unlawful trespass on Mary Hogan Elementary School property.

Vermont State Police Log for Jan. 6

In the past week, Vermont State Police operating out of the New Haven barracks cited two men for domestic assault in separate incidents.

Vergennes Police Log: City man faces multiple citations

A Vergennes man faced multiple citations on Dec. 22 after allegedly rear-ending a vehicle driven by an acquaintance of his girlfriend. Police said the vehicle was also carrying the man’s girlfriend and two preschool children.

Middlebury Police Log: Eggs, torn papers deface a Midd home

Middlebury police responded to an unlawful mischief complaint at a Buttolph Drive home on Dec. 22. Police said someone had thrown an egg against a wall and torn some papers inside the residence.

Vermont State Police Log: Two cited for impaired driving after crashes

In the past week, three Addison County men were involved in motor vehicle crashes that Vermont State Police investigated. Two were cited for driving under the influence.

Bristol Police Log: Police cite driver for criminally suspended license

Bristol police in recent weeks cited a couple of people for driving with a criminally suspended license.

Vergennes Police Log: Man cited for sexual assault

Vergennes police on Dec. 13 cited a Northlands Job Corps student for a sexual assault on another Northlands student.

Middlebury Police Log: Police investigate an alleged assault

Middlebury police investigated a report of an alleged assault occurring in the Birchard Park neighborhood on Dec. 18.

Vermont State Police Log for Dec. 23

Between Dec. 13 and 21, Vermont State Police reported two incidents that resulted in an Addison County person being arrested for alleged violence in the home.