Missing painting delivered to wrong address

Is this your art? On Oct. 30, a painting of a rustic Vermont winter scene was delivered to the wrong address in Johnson. The painting is being held in safekeeping at the Lamoille Sheriff’s Department.

Total reported incidents, including traffic stops: 102

Tickets, 6; warnings, 16

Transports: 5

Sit-watch: 15

Oct. 26 at 8:13 a.m., staff at the Maplefields convenience store in Johnson reported a car had crashed into one of the store’s planter boxes. Police tracked down the man and had him settle the matter with the store.

Oct. 26 at 12:35 p.m., a tractor-trailer truck clipped a Subaru Outback as the car turned into the Hog Back Snacks parking lot in Johnson; the driver did not yield the right of way to the truck, police say. No one was injured, and both vehicles could be driven away.

Oct. 26 at 4:11 p.m., a Hyde Park resident complained he had received a traffic ticket by mail from Massachusetts, but the license plate tied to the ticket wasn’t the plate on the complainant’s current car.

Oct. 26 at 5:16 p.m., a Hyde Park child told an adult that his mother had been punched in the face the night before. Since the woman did not make a complaint, police didn’t take any action, but notified the Department for Children and Families.

Oct. 26 at 11:22 p.m., a truck was reported blowing doughnuts in Old Mill Park in Johnson. Police found circular tire patterns in the gravel, but the vehicle was long gone.

Oct. 26 at 11:46 p.m., two people argued on St. Johns’s Street in Johnson, then one of them left, possibly on drugs.

Oct. 27 at 12:45 a.m., police responded to reports of a heavily intoxicated woman at a Hyde Park home. Police say she registered a 0.420 percent blood-alcohol level. She was taken to the detox facility in St. Johnsbury.

Oct. 27 at 1:38 a.m., a deputy assisted Morristown police at an overdose on Route 100 near the Morristown-Stowe State Airport.

Oct. 27 at 4:12 p.m., a deputy assisted Morristown police with traffic control after a crash on Route 15 just west of the 15A intersection.

Oct. 27 at 11:02 p.m., music at a place on Gould Hill in Johnson was too loud for that time of night, a caller complained.

Oct. 28 at 1:01 p.m., in Wolcott, a man complained his neighbor’s dog was bugging him as he took out the trash, although he was apparently putting it in someone else’s Dumpster.

Oct. 28 at 8:33 p.m., a deputy assisted Stowe police in locating a child’s parents in Wolcott.

Oct. 29 at 1:45 a.m., an anonymous caller told police he or she had proof of abuse occurring on St. John’s Street in Johnson. Police are investigating.

Oct. 29 at 10:11 a.m., police charged Jennifer C. Lovell, 37, of Essex with driving under the influence after hearing reports of a car driving erratically on Route 15 and into Hyde Park village. Police found Lovell partially pulled into a parking space, and allege they found 13 empty 50-ml bottles of vodka on the front passenger seat, as well as a small amount of pot. Lovell refused to submit to a breath test to measure sobriety.

Oct. 29 at 10:52 a.m., a Johnson man’s ex keeps calling him, and he wants her to stop.

Oct. 30 at 1:28 p.m., a painting of a rustic Vermont winter scene was delivered to the wrong address in Johnson. The painting (see photo) was posted on the sheriff’s department Facebook page, and is being held in safekeeping.

Oct. 30 at 1:42 p.m., a Wolcott resident was threatening self-harm, but had a change of heart, and was referred to Lamoille County Mental Health Services.

Oct. 30 at 2:47 p.m., a Johnson resident told police his nephew keeps calling rudely “about his stuff.” Police told the nephew his stuff would be dropped off at his grandparents’ house for him and if he harassed his relatives again he’d face charges.

Oct. 30 at 7:29 p.m., a Wolcott tenant smelled marijuana from another apartment, and she was advised to take it up with the landlord.

Oct. 30 at 11:18 p.m., at a different Wolcott location, a man said he was being blackmailed by a woman on Facebook. He said she offered to show herself naked if he would. He disrobed for her, and the woman responded with a recording of him naked, saying if he tried to block her she would post the video online. He told police he doesn’t think the woman’s Facebook profile was legitimate.

Oct. 31 at 8:28 a.m., a worker at Maplefields in Johnson thought a $100 bill was counterfeit, but it was real currency.

Oct. 31 at 8:38 a.m., police ran traffic control for Johnson Elementary School’s Halloween walk.

Oct. 31 at 12:19 p.m., two Johnson residents said they’d been threatened by their nephew.

Oct. 31 at 6:27 p.m., a person who wasn’t supposed to be at a Railroad Street address in Johnson was also allegedly damaging property. Police are investigating.

Oct. 31 at 7:18 p.m., a driver left a note on the car that he or she had hit earlier near the library in Johnson.

Oct. 31 at 9:57 p.m., in Hyde Park, police responded to a report that a man was trying to harm himself, but when they arrived, it seems the harm was meant for someone else. Police charged Ian P. McKeen, 23, of Bellows Falls with aggravated assault.

Oct. 31 at 11:59 p.m., after receiving an anonymous tip, police responded to a party on Railroad Street in Johnson where underage people were drinking. Several people ran out the back door, and police issued tickets to six people for drinking before they were 21.

Nov. 1 at 9:25 a.m., police investigated possible drug activity at the Katy Win mobile home park in Johnson.

Oct. 31 at 11:26 p.m., a person who called 911 didn’t have an emergency, but just wanted to talk about life.

Note: Charges filed by police are subject to review by the Lamoille County State’s Attorney Office and can be amended or dropped.

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