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Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2012 2:00 pm | Updated: 10:56 am, Fri Apr 3, 2015.

Dec. 29 at 3:09 p.m., two-car accident in the parking lot of Depot Beverage. No injuries. 

Dec. 29 at 3:47 p.m., erratic driver pulled over on Route 100 in Duxbury.

Dec. 29 at 8:20 p.m., a Wallace Street resident was concerned about a violent boyfriend from Barre who was driving to her apartment. She was fearful about giving police a statement, but called an abuse hotline before leaving to stay with a friend overnight. 

Dec. 30 at 8:34 a.m., false alarm at Northfield Savings Bank.

Dec. 31 at 6:44 p.m., an apparently intoxicated woman was harassing customers at the Shell station on North Main Street. An officer drove her to the Richmond park-and-ride so she could get a cab home to Winooski.

Jan. 1-7

Total incidents: 20

Arrests: 1

Traffic stops: 19

Tickets issued: 2

Jan. 1 at 12:16 p.m., resident of Chrysalis House on Moody Court assaulted a caregiver. No arrest was made. 

Jan. 2 at 5:13 p.m., minor two-car accident on Route 100. No injuries. 

Jan. 3 at 9:11 a.m., police escorted a Vermont State Employees Credit Union employee who was transferring cash from the bank building to the bank’s temporary trailer on Park Row. 

Jan. 3 at 1:57 p.m., a Union Street resident reported that her landlord had been making unauthorized visits to her apartment while she was out. Police spoke with the landlord, who said that the woman knew about his visits, in which he was making needed repairs. 

Jan. 3 at 2:03 p.m., Robert Aldrich of Maple Street reported his truck was struck by an unknown vehicle in the Shaw’s Supermarket parking lot.

Jan. 3 at 3:32 p.m., a car was struck broadside when it stalled while pulling into traffic on the Waterbury-Stowe Road. 

Jan. 4 at 12:11 p.m., a man who appeared to be drunk was sitting at the corner of Stowe and Main streets. The man, a Stowe Street resident, reported he had slipped on the ice and was not dressed for the weather. Breath tests showed no alcohol levels. He was taken by ambulance to Central Vermont Medical Center for evaluation.

Jan. 4 at 6:31 p.m., police assisted the manager at the Best Western on Blush Hill Road with a vehicle parked there that did not belong to a customer. 

Jan. 5 at 9:57 a.m., a driver reported his windshield had just been cracked by salt flying out of the back of a dump truck on South Main Street. Police stopped the truck at the Stowe Street intersection and informed the driver, who then secured the load. 

Jan. 5 at 5:10 p.m., a man was seen inside a flooded, unoccupied house on O’Hare Court. He was the owner.

Jan. 5 at 5:25 p.m., an officer walked into CCOutdoor Store on Route 2 while on duty. The clerk reported a woman had just robbed the store, and identified the person. The officer found the woman’s car on South Main Street and saw stolen items on the front passenger seat. Katie Burt, 28, of High Street in Waterbury was charged with stealing $561 worth of items, including Nalgene bottles, women’s gloves and five pairs of socks. She will appear in court in March.

Jan. 7 at 12:28 p.m., a man reported being bit by a dog being walked by a boy on Winooski Street. An officer tried unsuccessfully to locate the animal to determine if its shots were up to date. The dog was small and was called Scottie, according to the man. 

Jan. 8-14

Total incidents: 19

Arrests: 0

Traffic stops: 14

Tickets issued: 6

Jan. 9 at 3:16 p.m., a Massachusetts driver left the Shell gas station on North Main Street without paying for between $10 and $12 in gasoline. The store clerk called police, then got into a vehicle and followed the car onto Interstate 89; state police stopped the Massachusetts driver at Exit 9 and told him to return to the store to pay. 

Jan. 10 at 3:58 p.m., a strange vehicle was reported at the State Office Complex. The vehicle was gone when police arrived. 

Jan. 10 at 11:21 p.m., an officer assisted a parole officer in checking in on a parolee suspected of being involved in a domestic dispute. There was no dispute. 

Jan. 11 at 7:55 a.m., a man reported his truck had just been struck on Park Row by a driver pulling out of a parking space. He got the license-plate number. An officer called the owner, a resident of Blush Hill Road, who gave his insurance information. 

Jan. 12 at 6:29 a.m., a woman complained that her neighbors on South Main Street had been playing music and performing karaoke all night. An officer responded, but it was silent and no one in the other apartment answered the door.

Jan. 12 at 8:07 a.m., an officer checked up a Hillcrest Terrace resident after her brother, who lives in New York City, said he had not been able to reach her. The woman said she was fine but was having trouble with her phone service. 

Jan. 13 at 7:57 a.m., disabled vehicle on Waterbury-Stowe Road, stopped at the traffic light at Shaw’s Supermarket. An officer helped direct traffic until Bob’s Sunoco removed the vehicle. 

Jan. 14 at 5:42 p.m., a 17-year-old girl came into the police department to report she had no place to stay the night and no way to get back to her home in Jeffersonville, which she had not returned to since November. An officer coordinated with other police departments to drive her home. 

Jan. 14 at 8:44 p.m., false alarm at a residence on Ryan Road in Duxbury. Cats may have set off the alarm.

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