Police Reports 03/31/2021

Hardwick Police

Media Log Summary

March 22: Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Assist – Agency, Houston Hill Rd., Found Property, Main St.; Assist – Other, Wolcott St.; Assist – Public, Slapp Hill Rd.; Assist – Other, Wolcott St.; Drugs, Vt. Rte. 14S; Traffic Stop, Vt. Rte. 15/0810 Line; Accident – Property Damage On, Vt. Rte. 15.

March 23: Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Theft, Main St.; Traffic Stop, Vt. Rte. 15/Vt. Rte. 16; DLS, Main St.; Accident – Property Damage On, Center Rd.; Accident – Property Damage On, S. Main St.; Assist – Motorist, Wolcott St.; Suspicious Event, E. Church St.; Traffic Stop, Wolcott St.; Animal Problem Stratton Rd.; Traffic Stop, S. Main St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, School St.; DLS, School St.; Suspicious Event, Wakefield St.; Traffic Stop, Mill St.; Suspicious Event, High St.

March 24: Traffic Stop, N. Main St.; Assault, Highland Ave.; Alarm, N. Main St.; Welfare Check, High St.; Intoxication, S. Main St.; Traffic Stop Mill St.

March 25: Traffic Stop, Main St.; Assist – Agency, High St.; Suspicious event, High St.; Suspicious Event, High St.; Fire, Hopkins Hill Rd.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Hopkins Hill Rd.; Assist – Public, High St.; Welfare Check, High St.; Citizen Dispute, High St.; Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Assist – Public, School St.

March 26: Alarm, Hill Rd.; Suspicious Event, Lake Shore Rd.; Citizen Dispute, Lauradon Avenue; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Vt. Rte. 15; Suspicious Event, High St.; VIN Verification, Hopkins Hill Rd.; Threats/Harassment, N. Main St.

March 27: Alarm, Log Yard Dr.; Suspicious Event, Mill St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Main St.; VIN Verification, High St.; Assist – Other, Wolcott St.; Assist – Other, Wolcott St.; Suspicious Event, Caspian Ave.; Medical, Vt. Rte. 4; Suspicious Event, High St.; Parking Problem, Main St.; TRO/FRO Service, US Rte. 16.

March 28: Assist – Public, High St.; Assist – Public, High St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, S. Main St.; Assist – Public, Hillside Ave.; Suspicious Event, Hazen Union Dr.; Suspicious Event, Vt. Rte. 16.

March 29: Accident – Injury to Person(s), Vt. Rte. 16/Taylor Rd.; Accident – Injury to Person(s), Vt. Rte. 16/Bayley Hazen Rd.; Threats/Harassment, High St.

Violation of Conditions, Cell Phone while Driving, Search Warrant

On March 20, at 10:55 a.m., Caleb A. Bourdeau, of Hardwick, was stopped on Wolcott St. Police issued a $162 ticket for No License.

On March 21, at 7:30 p.m., Benjamin R. Johnson, was stopped on Rte. 15 in Hardwick. Police issued a $249 ticket for Operation while under Civil Suspension.

On March 22, at 8:40 a.m., Christopher E. Towne, of Morrisville, was stopped on Rte. 15 in Hardwick. Police issued a $162 ticket for Cell Phone usage while driving.

On March 23, at 11:47 a.m., police responded to a two-vehicle crash at 785 Center Road with no injuries and minor damage to one vehicle. Lee Schabler, of Lyndonville, and Jarrett Drown from Hardwick were the drivers.

On March 23, at 7 p.m., Kelly L. Lacourse, a transient from Caledonia County, was operating a motor vehicle on Mill Street with a criminally suspended license. Lacourse was processed at the Hardwick Police Department and served a citation to appear in Caledonia County Court on May 17 at 10 a.m.

On March 23, Robert C. Chaplin, of East Hardwick, was observed operating a motor vehicle outside of his allowed curfew hours. Police followed Chaplin, made contact with him, and served him a citation to appear in Caledonia Court on May 3 for charges of Criminal DLS and two counts of Violation of Conditions.

On March 24, at 11:50 a.m., Paul Eastman, of Hardwick, was stopped on North Main St. Police issued a $220 ticket for Operating While Under Suspension.

On March 25 officers from the Hardwick Police Department assisted the Vermont Attorney General’s office with executing a search warrant at a residence in Hardwick.

On March 27, at 5:30 a.m., Forrest Menard, of East Calais, was issues a $249 ticket for Operating After Suspension.

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.

AWARE Report

HARDWICK – AWARE served 13 survivors of domestic and sexual violence from March 14 through March 21. 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.