Vergennes Police Log: Eclipse traffic ends with two minor accidents

Despite the heavy traffic during the day of the eclipse, Vergennes police reported only two minor vehicle accidents within city limits on April 8, and only one on Main Street, which is also Route 22A through the middle of the city. 

Vergennes Police Log: Welfare checks, alleged harassment

Incidents that required action from Vergennes police between April 1 and 7 included several welfare checks, alleged harassment by an ex-boyfriend, and an investigation of an untimely death. Police also received reports from parents of unfortunate incident … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log for Apr. 4

Vergennes police between March 25 and 31 dealt with families having domestic issues, helped Vermont State Police evaluate a driver suspected of driving under the influence of drugs, handled two dog problems, and followed up on a report of a man making a w … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log: Police investigate illicit drug deal

Among actions between March 18 and 24 Vergennes police heard an allegation of a drug deal, helped calm a Vergennes Union Elementary School student having a tough day, aided a motorist with a flat tire on Main Street after dark, dealt with a stalking compl … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log for Mar. 21

Between March 11 and 17 Vergennes police handled a variety of incidents, including looking into allegations of contractor fraud and simple assault, and directing traffic around a disabled truck downtown.

Vergennes Police Log for Mar. 14

During a mostly quiet week between March 4 and 10, Vergennes police dealt with a minor theft, a complaint of a person trying to get into cars at a city home, a parking problem, and a couple of instances where they worked on behalf of the Vergennes Area Re … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log: City police deal with fraud case

Vergennes police on Feb. 29 were informed by a city resident she had been the victim of a scammer who called and posed as a member of  Best Buy’s Geek Squad. 

Vergennes Police Log: Police investigate suspicious person

Vergennes police are evaluating whether a man they found wandering through the Auto Creek parking lot on Sunday and looking into cars might have stolen something. An investigation is ongoing, they said. 

Vergennes Police Log for Feb. 22

Vergennes police dealt with a variety of cases in a busy week between Feb. 12 and 18, including a problematic convenience store customer, a parent who wouldn’t cooperate with authorities seeking information on a child, a resident on the sex offender regis … (read more)

Vergennes Police Log for Feb. 15

Vergennes police on Feb. 8 cited a Shoreham resident for driving under the influence of alcohol, or DUI, after receiving a parking complaint from the Champlain Farms convenience store on Main Street.

Vergennes Police Log for Feb. 8

Vergennes police handled two complaints about fraud on Jan. 30, one of which they referred to Vermont State Police.

Vergennes Police Log: VUHS students find a bullet in a hallway

Vergennes police on Jan. 26 responded to a report that two Vergennes Union High School students found a bullet in the hallway that runs between the school’s high school gymnasium and its nearby concession stand. 

Vergennes Police Log: Man cited for forging a check

Vergennes police on Jan. 15 cited a Ferrisburgh man for forgery, alleging that he altered the payment line on a check written by a family member who lives in Vergennes.

Vergennes Police Log for Jan. 18

Vergennes police on Monday, Jan. 15, spent almost two-and-a-half hours monitoring the peaceful anti-war protest at the Collins Aerospace plant on Panton Road. 

Vergennes Police Log: Jailed man gets citations

Vergennes police on Dec. 27 charged a man already in jail for a series of November vehicle break-ins in Vergennes. Police said the man was lodged in the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility for allegedly committing similar crimes.