Police Reports 09/01/2021

Vermont State Police

Trespassing, Retail Theft, Negligent Operation

On August 19, at approximately 4:26 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of trespassing on a Brook Road property in Plainfield. Subsequent investigation indicated that Robert Dipasquale, of Plainfield, had unlawfully trespassed on land owned by Edward Fowler, of Barre Town. On August 28, Dipasquale was issued a citation to appear at a later date and time.

On August 27, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a Trooper with the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Rte. 15 near Willow Crossing in Johnson, after observing a vehicle traveling 72 mph in a 50 mph zone. The operator was identified as Megan Draper, of North Wolcott. Draper was found to have a misdemeanor warrant for retail theft out of Lamoille County. Draper was arrested without incident and lodged at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.

On August 30, at approximately 3 p.m., Troopers responded to a crash in East Montpelier involving a passenger car and a roadside mower. Troopers identified the operator of the passenger car as Dakota Dunham, of East Calais. Dunham was showing indicators of impairment. Dunham was transported to the central Vermont Medical center for an evaluation. He was ultimately issued a citation to appear in Washington County Superior Court – Criminal Division to answer to the offenses of DUI #1 and Negligent Operation.

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 served 9 survivors of domestic and sexual violence from August 22 through August 29.

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.