Police Reports 01/20/2021

Hardwick Police

Media Log Summary

January 11: Motor Vehicle Complaint, Wapanaki Rd.; 911 Hangup, Vt. Rte. 15W; Accident – Property Damage On Craftsbury Rd.; Assault, Maggie’s Pond Rd.
January 12: Suspicious Event, Mill St.
January 13: Foot Patrol, S. Main St.; Suspicious Event, Vt. Rte. 14S; 911 Hangup, Cherry St.; Assist – Agency, Mountainview Rd.
January 14: Missing Person, Bayley Hazen Rd.; Suspicious Event, Vt. Rte. 15W; Foot Patrol, S. Main St.; Odor Investigation, Mill St.; Assist Agency, Vt. Rte. 15, Walden Line; Foot Patrol, S. Main St.
January 15: Assist – Agency; Suspicious Event, Vt. Rte. 15W, Foot Patrol, S. Main St.
January 16: Assist – Agency, Benway Dr.; Accident – Property Damage On, Vt. Rte. 15; Fire, Kate Brook Rd.; Accident – Property Damage On, Vt. Rte. 16; Assist – Agency, High St.; Assist – Agency, Stratton Rd.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Vt. Rte. 14; Fire, Vt. Rte 15/Vt. Rte. 16.
January 17: 911 Hangup, Vt. Rte. 15W; Theft- Automobile, Houston Hill Rd.; Traffic Hazard, Vt. Rte. 14; Theft, Vt. Rte. 15W.

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

Vermont State Police

Domestic Assault

On January 13, Vermont State Police received a delayed report of a possible domestic assault in Woodbury. Subsequent investigation by Troopers indicated that Forrest Menard, of Woodbury, had assaulted the victim on January 10, in the presence of a child, at a residence in Woodbury. Menard was located in Woodbury on January 15 and taken into custody. He was transported to the Middlesex State Police Barracks for processing. Menard was subsequently released on conditions and ordered to appear in the Washington County Superior Court, Criminal Division on January 19 at 12:30 p.m.

This report is based on information provided by the Vermont State Police 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

HARDWICK – AWARE assisted 13 survivors of domestic and sexual violence from January 10, 2021, through January 17. AWARE is a nonprofit organization, established in 1984, dedicated to resolving the causes and effects of domestic violence and sexual assault in the greater Hardwick area.

The 24-hour hotline is 802-472-6463.