Vergennes police dealt with a couple of cases over the past two weeks that demonstrated that human trafficking touches even places as remote as Addison County, Vt.
Middlebury police on Aug. 5 removed an antisemitic sign discovered hanging from the Cross Street Bridge. Police said the sign bore the words “Henry Ford was right,” along with a red, “bleeding” Star of David.
Vermont State Police dealt with a three-car crash on Route 7 that sent two people to the hospital, but resulted in only one minor injury on Aug. 3.
Twice in the past week Vermont State Police attended to crashes in which a vehicle left the road and struck a tree, resulting in the drivers and passengers being injured so severely that they were taken to the hospital.
Middlebury police searched in vain for a woman who was reported to have fallen into the Otter Creek off Bakery Lane on July 29.
Vergennes police cited four people for driving under the influence of alcohol between July 11 and 24.
Middlebury police arrested Stephan Belanger, 28, of Middlebury on six counts of violating his conditions of release, in the Court Street area on July 18.
Vermont State Police are asking for help from the public as troopers gather information on several recent incidents. The most notable of these was a July 23 car crash in Monkton in which the driver fled the scene.
On Saturday, July 16, Bristol police received money found on West Street. The owner can call Bristol police at 802-453-2533 and cite incident 22BR001927 to retrieve the money.
Vergennes police on July 6 cited a man for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after they came across him asleep in a car in the Shaw’s Supermarket parking lot. Police said the car was also parked awkwardly across two parking spaces.
Middlebury police arrested Justin T. Miller, 32, of Middlebury and cited him for four counts of violating his conditions of release and criminal threatening, following an alleged incident on Seminary Street Extension on July 9. Police said Miller was held … (read more)
Vermont State Police jailed an Orwell man without bail after he allegedly fired a gun at a person involved in a domestic assault.
On June 25 Bristol police recovered a green Nishiki bicycle from Pine Street and put out a call for anyone who had lost a bike.
A local taxi driver pleaded not guilty to six counts of felony second-degree unlawful restraint after an incident while driving the women from Burlington to Salisbury Monday night.
Vergennes police reported three unlocked cars were entered around the city between June 20 and July 3, and in two of those cases, either a significant amount of cash or valuable items were reported stolen.