Vergennes Police Log: Stops focus on ‘buckle up’

With a few days still remaining in the effort, Vergennes police had between May 22 and June 4 conducted 96 traffic stops between May 22 and June 4 in a county-wide “Buckle Up” campaign. 

Vergennes Police Log for May 25

Vergennes police on May 16 arrested a Vergennes resident on behalf of the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and joined DEA agents in interviewing her at the city police station. 

Vergennes Police Log: City man charged with two felonies

Vergennes police with help from Vermont State Police on Sunday, May 14, arrested a South Water Street resident and cited him for five charges, two of them felonies, related to an alleged assault on his domestic partner during the course of Saturday and Su … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log: Man allegedly forced car off road, attacked them

Vergennes police allege that a man on Sunday forced a car driven by his mother and stepfather to pull over on Main Street and then attacked them and their vehicle.

Vergennes Police Log for May 4

Vergennes police on April 27 ended up buying a bus ticket to New York State for a Valley Vista client who left the 1 Alden Place rehab facility and came to the station seeking aid.

Vergennes Police Log for Apr. 20

Vergennes police on behalf of Vermont State Police on April 12 cited a woman with a Ferrisburgh address for assaulting a law enforcement officer, criminal threatening and unlawful trespass, charges related to an earlier incident in Monkton in which city p … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log for Apr. 13

Vergennes police on April 4 responded to a report of a dog bite on Panton Road that required medical attention. 

Vergennes Police Log: Police respond to alleged juvenile violence

Vergennes police on March 31 cited a 17-year-old for allegedly assaulting his mother in a Main Street apartment that day. 

Vergennes Police Log: Police help control 10-year-old at his home

Vergennes police helped calm an out-of-control 10-year-old boy at a city home on March 22, after which the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad took him to Porter Hospital to meet with the Counseling Service of Addison County.

Vergennes Police Log: Unresponsive driver cited for DUI

Vergennes police on March 16 cited a Middlebury man for driving under the influence of alcohol and violating conditions of release after allegedly finding him unresponsive behind the wheel of a Ford SUV along Main Street.

Vergennes Police Log for Mar. 16

Private security cameras recently caught two citizens misbehaving in Vergennes, and in one case Vergennes police were able to take action based on the footage. 

Vergennes Police Log for Mar. 9

Vergennes police on March 3 helped Vermont State Police do a preliminary evaluation of a driver suspected of being under the influence of drugs when his vehicle went off the road in Charlotte and struck a utility pole. 

Vergennes Police Log for Mar. 2

Vergennes police reported that an elderly Vergennes resident told them on Feb. 20 she was scammed out of $7,000 by a caller who claimed she had to act quickly because her bank account had been compromised. 

Vergennes Police Log for Feb. 23

A series of mostly non-criminal issues kept Vergennes police busy between Feb. 13 and 19, including a resident experiencing a mental health crisis, a challenging Vergennes Area Rescue Squad (VARS) patient, a gun report that proved to be a false alarm, an … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log: Police patrols net more than 184 traffic stops

Vergennes police were active enforcing traffic laws in the city between Feb. 8 and 14, with much of the enforcement related to grant work done in concert with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.