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.

Vergennes Police Log: Juvenile cited for beverage thefts

Vergennes police were called on Feb. 1 to handle a case of a juvenile allegedly stealing three non-alcoholic beverages from the Main Street Champlain Farms convenience store. 

Vergennes Police Log for Feb. 2

Between Jan. 23 and 29 Vergennes police conducted 19 traffic stops. City police have said they ticket drivers in about half of such stops, and they issue warnings in the other half ending. 

Vergennes Police Log: City resident reports missing bottles

A West Street resident reported to Vergennes police on Jan. 19 that between $75 and $120 worth of redeemable bottles had been stolen from a shed on his property during the night before. 

Vergennes Police Log for Jan. 19

In a mostly quiet six days between Jan. 10 and 15, Vergennes police issued three no-trespass orders; helped the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad (VARS) twice, once on behalf of Vermont State Police; and dealt with a couple of citizen complaints.

Vergennes Police Log: Juvenile cited for break-in at Maplefields

Vergennes police on Jan. 3 cited a juvenile for the nighttime break-in and theft from Maplefields convenience store at the junction of Main and South Water streets.

Vergennes Police Log: Man cited for assault on elderly relative

Vergennes police on Dec. 20 cited a High Street resident for domestic assault on an elderly relative. 

Vergennes Police Log for Dec. 22

Vergennes police took a pair of calls last week from a Panton Road resident about complaints they believe could be unfounded due to likely dementia on the part of the caller.

Vergennes Police Log for Dec. 15

Vergennes police dealt with a variety of incidents between Dec. 5 and 11, including refereeing family discord and juveniles disagreeing with one another, conducting welfare checks and responding to car accidents. 

Vergennes Police Log: City resident falls victim to scam

A Vergennes resident lost $15,000 to a computer scam last week, Vergennes police reported.