Vergennes Police Log: Police look into recent scams

Vergennes police received two complaints last week from city residents about Facebook Messenger scams, and said they have heard anecdotally of other county residents being victimized by similar frauds.

Vergennes Police Log: Drugstore employee finds missing wallet

Vergennes police would be happy to return a billfold with about $15 in it to its owner, assuming the owner contacts the department at 802-877-2201 and properly describes the billfold.

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)

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.

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.

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.

Vergennes Police Log: Police file assault charges

Vergennes police recently arrested and lodged one man on domestic assault and other charges and cited and released another man for aggravated domestic assault.

Vergennes Police Log: Beware of vehicle theft

Vergennes police are again advising owners to lock up their vehicles and remove valuables when leaving them on streets or in their driveways.

Vergennes Police Log for Nov. 24

Vergennes police are advising local businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit currency after a recent incident at the Maplefields convenience store on Main Street.

Vergennes Police Log: 911 hang-up calls end up aiding city residents

Two 911 hang-up calls reported to Vergennes police last week yielded real emergencies.

Vergennes Police Log: Big truck, big fine in Little City

Police stopped an eastbound truck taking a shortcut on Monkton Road and discovered it was 33,700 pounds over the legal weight limit.

Vergennes Police Log for Oct. 28

On Sunday, police and the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad responded to a downtown accident in which a vehicle struck a pedestrian, who was then hospitalized.

Vergennes Police Log for Oct. 21

A Battery Hill resident alleged someone entered a home and made off with $400 from a child’s piggy bank, an amount of marijuana, and prescription drugs, including some of a narcotic nature.

Vergennes Police Log: Two men cited for a fight

Police cited Kenneth Bell, 60, of Addison for aggravated disorderly conduct/hate crime, and Casey S. Simpson, 20, of Ferrisburgh for simple assault.

Vergennes Police Log: City police help out state troopers

Vergennes police performed welfare checks, dealt with vandalism, investigated theft of money from unlocked cars…

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