Police Reports September 30, 2020

Hardwick Police Report

Media Log Summary

Suspicious Event 5
Traffic Stop 9
Directed Patrol 51
Medical 2
Burglary, Theft 1
Other 71
Total 139

Speeding in East Hardwick, Running a Stop Sign

On Sept. 19, Jamie Bocash, of Hardwick, was transported to Copley Hospital at approximately 6:30 p.m. for an overdose. Later that night it was reported Bocash was at the residence at 88 Upper Cherry Street unlawfully. Bocash was cited to appear in court on Dec. 7 at 8:30 a.m.

On Sept. 23, at 3:00 p.m., David Maunsell, of Greensboro, was arrested and lodged at Northeast Regional Correctional Facility on a warrant issued out of Orleans County.

On Sept. 24, at 6:20 p.m., Derek C. Seccy, of Arlington, was stopped on S. Main St. in Hardwick. Police issued a ticket for $162 for No Attempt to Stop at Sign.

On Sept. 26, at 2:28 p.m., Steven Gorelick, of E. Hardwick, was stopped in E. Hardwick. Police issued a ticket for $185 for driving 45 mph in a 35 mph zone.

On Sept. 26, at 2:48 p.m., Ryan M. Cusack, of Walden, was stopped in E. Hardwick. Police issued a ticket for $185 for driving 45 mph in a 35 mph zone.

This report is based on information provided by the Hardwick Police Department but is not a full accounting of police activity. Persons named in this report are presumed to be innocent unless they plead or are found guilty in court.

AWARE Report

AWARE assisted 14 people from September 20 to September 27.

Northfield Police Dept.

DUI Drug

On Sept. 25, Northfield Police assisted Montpelier Police Department at the Berlin Park and Ride located on Route 62. During this interaction, Northfield Police observed the operator of the vehicle showing signs of impairment and no blood alcohol content. Upon completion of Field Sobriety Tests, Bolduc was arrested for suspicion of DUI Drug and issued a citation to appear at the Washington County Superior Court on Oct. 15.

This report is based on information provided by the Northfield Police Dept. but is not a full accounting of police activity. Persons mentioned in this report are presumed to be innocent unless they plead or are found guilty in court.

State Police News

Shots Fired, Speeding, Multiple Collisions

On the morning of Sept. 23, the Vermont State Police Middlesex barracks took a report of a theft of a plant. The plant was taken from the garden of a residence located on W. County Road, Calais sometime overnight. Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Casey Ross at the Vermont State Police Middlesex barracks.

On Sept. 25, at 2:44 a.m., Troopers responded to a report of a family fight in Woodbury. Troopers spoke with the victim and determined that an assault had occurred. Subsequent investigation led to the accused being located at his home in Woodbury on Sept. 25 in the early evening hours. As Troopers approached the residence, the accused came out of his home firing a semi-automatic style rifle approximately four to five times. Troopers were able to successfully de-escalate the situation and take the accused into custody for the aforementioned charges. Trevor Alden, of Woodbury was arrested and transported to the Middlesex State Police barracks without incident. Alden was later held without bail and ordered to appear in Washington County Superior Court Criminal division.

On Sept. 26, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Vermont State Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on US Route 5 near Calendar Brook Road in Lyndon. Investigation revealed Jaden Willy, of Coventry, was traveling north on US Route 5 when he went to turn onto Calendar Brook. When Willy did this, he pulled across Paul Nedobity’s lane of travel, as he was traveling south, causing a collision. Willy and his two passengers, Raymond Lewis, of Hardwick and a juvenile, were transported to the Northeast Vermont Regional Hospital with suspected minor injuries. Nedobity, of Coventry, was uninjured in the crash. Edward Paquin, a passenger, of St. Johnsbury, was transported to the Northeast Vermont Regional Hospital and is in critical condition. This incident is still under investigation and further action is pending.

On Sept. 27 at approximately 11:00 a.m., Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks was notified of a two-vehicle crash on US Rt. 2 In Marshfield near Patty’s Crossing. Investigation revealed that Kevin Ackley, of Barre, was operating his white 2008 Volkswagen Passat, traveling south on US Rt. 2 in Marshfield when he crossed the center double yellow line, colliding into a blue 2006 Subaru Impreza traveling north on US Rt. 2, operated by Derrick Megrath, of Barre. Both vehicles came to a controlled stop off the east side of the roadway. Ackley’s vehicle is considered to have sustained extensive damage. Megrath’s vehicle is considered a total loss. Minor injuries were sustained in the crash. Ackley’s vehicle was towed from the scene by Caledonia Wrecker Service of Danville. Megrath’s vehicle was towed from the scene by Crosstown Towing of Berlin.

On Sept. 29, at approximately 8:12 a.m., Matthew Cota, of Starksboro, was observed by the Vermont State Police on U.S. Route 2 in Marshfield, traveling 37 mph faster than the posted 50 mph speed limit. Cota was subsequently issued a citation and released roadside for a violation of Title 23 VSA 1097, and was issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint for a violation of Title 23 VSA 1081 (b). A court date was set for Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m.