10-02 to 10-08 Hinesburg Public Safety Log

Hinesburg Community Police

Drug Take Back – On Saturday, Oct.22, 10am-2pm, there will be a drug take-back at the Kinney Drug store at 10218 Vermont Route 116 in the Hinesburg village. This is a great opportunity to dispose of all your expired and unneeded medication.

Unconscious Person – On Friday, Oct. 7, officers and Hinesburg First Response responded to North Rd. for a report of an unconscious male in a vehicle. Upon arrival, the male was conscious but lethargic but regained full consciousness. The male declined transport to UVM Medical Center. An eyewitness reported that a backpack had been thrown into the woods by the driver prior to police arrival. The backpack was recovered and an investigation is continuing based on the contents.

Agency Assist – On Saturday, Oct. 8, an officer was called out for an Agency Assist from Williston PD on a runaway juvenile. While on that call, a report of a wrong way driver on I-89 was broadcast. The Williston officer came across a crash and while attempting rescue, his vehicle was stolen by the wrong way driver. The suspect seeing a Richmond officer, turned the cruiser around and is reported to be driving at an excess of 100 miles per hour when he drove back into the scene. This crash resulted in five fatalities and the Hinesburg officer was able to provide medical assistance.