Hinesburg Police Log

March 18
7:18 a.m. An officer responded to Sherman Hollow Road for a report of snow being plowed into the roadway. The officer talked with the resident and advised that is it illegal to leave snow in the roadway.
8:26 a.m. Police checked out a report of a man walking on Silver Street staggering and talking to himself. An officer drove to Monkton village but was unable to locate the person.
12:28 p.m. Officers responded to Friendship Lane to assist Hinesburg First Response with a medical call.
10:14 p.m. An officer went to a residence on Tyler Bridge Road to complete a VIN verification.

March 19
2:42 p.m. An individual came into the office to report a fraud that occurred on his credit card when he was out of state. The matter is under investigation.
5:17 p.m. An officer went to Anthony Road to check out a report of a suspicious vehicle but it was gone before the officer arrived.
6:09 p.m. A resident reported that she had purchased a dog over the internet and now the seller wants additional money.

March 20
9:45 a.m. An officer responded to the Champlain Valley Union High School parking lot for a witnessed crash in the parking lot. Police took information and filed a report.
12:42 p.m. An officer responded to a resident on Pond Road who was the victim of a scam. Due to the nature of the fraud, police were unable to assist.
5:41 p.m. Officers responded to a business burglar alarm in the village. No problem was found.
7:08 p.m. An officer responded to North Road for a report of snow shoveled into the roadway. The officer talked with the resident who said his sons did it when they cleared out around the mailbox. The snow was cleaned off the roadway.

March 21
8:00 a.m. An officer removed a dead coyote from the roadway on Vermont Rt. 116.
10:34 a.m. An officer responded to Green Street to assist Hinesburg First Response with a medical call.
3:54 p.m. An officer working traffic enforcement on Shelburne Falls Road observed a vehicle with an expired registration. The vehicle’s insurance also had expired in August 2017. The vehicle was towed and the operator transported to the station to make arrangements for a ride.
6:47 p.m. An officer responded to Shelburne Falls Road for a report of a dog in the roadway. The dog’s owner arrived to retrieve the animal before the officer arrived.

March 22
5 p.m. An officer working traffic enforcement in the village observed a vehicle with registration plates that did not belong to the stopped vehicle.  Based on the statement of the operator, the registration plates were seized and the vehicle grounded until proper registration could be obtained.
5:42 p.m. An officer responded to Haystack Road to assist Hinesburg First Response with a medical call.
5:40 p.m. An officer assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle at the intersection of CVU Road and Vermont Rt. 116.

March 23
11 a.m. Police assisted Hinesburg First Response with a medical call on Haystack Road.
8:39 p.m.  An officer on patrol observed a vehicle southbound on Vermont Rt. 116 stop and wait several seconds before turning onto Hollow Road although there were no vehicles approaching. When the vehicle turned, it immediately accelerated to a speed of 84 mph in the 45 mph zone.  The driver, Leon Ross, 63, of Huntington was stopped and determined to be under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested, taken to the police station and released on a citation to appear in court to answer to the charge of driving under the influence.

March 24
9:10 p.m.  An officer responded to Kellys Field to assist Hinesburg First Response with a medical call.

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