12-20 to 12-26 Hinesburg Public Safety Log

Hinesburg Community Police

Puppy Rescue – On Sunday, January 3rd, VT Dog Rescue held their semi-monthly puppy rescue at the Hinesburg Police Department. One of the puppy adoptees was Captain Michael Donovan of the New York City Fire Department (Retired). He was a 9/11 responder and was on scene when the towers collapsed. It was my honor on behalf of the Hinesburg Police and Hinesburg Fire to present him with the adoption fee donated as part of the fund raiser that has been ongoing at the police department.

Theft – On Sunday, December 20th, an officer responded to an address on Richmond Rd. for a report of a stolen chainsaw. Videos from the homeowner’s camera were provided to the police.

Theft – On Monday, December 21st, officers responded to a burglary on Charlotte Rd. In addition to ransacking the bedrooms, every present from underneath the Christmas tree was also stolen. The two suspects were caught on a camera and identified within 24 hours using the department’s Facebook page and WCAX. The investigation is continuing.

Possible DUI Accident – On December 24th, Hinesburg Police, Hinesburg Fire and First Response responded to Richmond Rd. near the intersection of Magee Hill for a single vehicle crash. Both the 62-year-old male operator from Richmond and the female passenger were transported to UVM Medical Center for treatment. DUI charges are pending blood test results.