Police Reports 09/22/2021

Hardwick Police

Media Log

September 6: Directed Patrol, Cherry St.; Assist – Public, S. Main St.

September 7: Directed Patrol, Ward Hill Rd.; Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Suspicious Event, School St.; Assist – Public, Hazen Union Dr.; Alarm, Dusty Swamp Rd.; Threats/Harassment, Spruce Dr.; Threats/Harassment, N. Main St.; Traffic Stop, Center Rd./Hardwick Farms Rd.; Trespassing, Glenside Ave.; Assist – Motorist, Vt. Rte. 15/Vt. Rte. 14; Directed Patrol, Upper Cherry St.

September 8: Trespassing, S. Main St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Spring St.; Directed Patrol, Riverside Terrace.

September 9: Citizen Dispute, Stratton Rd.; Threats/Harassment, Lower Cherry St.; Medical, S. Main St.; Assault, Stratton Rd.; Safety Hazard, Mill St.; Assault, S. Main St.; TRO/FRO Service, Bridgman Hill Rd.; TRO/FRO Service, Bridgman Hill Rd.

September 10: Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Assist – Agency, Vt. Rte. 16; Juvenile Problem, Evergreen Manor Dr.

September 11: Welfare Check, Dutton Rd.; Accident – Injury to Person(s), S. Main St./Wolcott St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Vt. Rte. 15; 911 Hangup, Wakefield St.; Traffic Stop, Church St.; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.; Assist – Motorist, Vt. Rte. 15; Vandalism, W. Church St.; Suspicious Event, Glenside Ave.; Animal Problem, Spring St.

September 12: Suspicious Event, Evergreen Manor Dr.; Citizen Dispute, Caspian Ave.; Welfare Check, Vt. Rte. 14; Threats/Harassment, Spruce Dr.; Traffic Hazard, Vt. Rte. 15; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.

September 13: Juvenile Problem, Traffic Hazard, Vt. Rte. 15 W; Directed Patrol, Donovan Ln.; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.

September 14: Assault, Wolcott St.; Suspicious Event, Hillside St.; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.

September 15: Alarm, Log Yard Dr.; Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Traffic Hazard, Vt. Rte. 15 W; Juvenile Problem, S. Main St.

September 16: Suspicious Event, Evergreen Manor Dr.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Mackville Rd.; Theft, School St.; Noise Disturbance, Hazen Drive; Welfare Check, W. Church St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Mill St.

September 17: Found Property, Winter St.; Assist – Public, Evergreen Manor Dr.; Directed Patrol, Donovan Ln.; Traffic Hazard, W. Church St.

September 18: Animal Problem, Cherry St.; Vandalism, Vt. Rte. 15; Alarm, Log Yard Dr.; Lost Property, Vt. Rte. 16; Assault, Vt. Rte. 14; Assault, Spring St.; Accident – Property Damage Only, S. Main St.; Assault, S. Main St.; Suspicious Event, Cherry St.September 20: Directed Patrol, Ward Hill Rd.; Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Suspicious Event, Bunker Hill Rd.

Assault, Motorcycle Crash

On September 9, at 6:54 p.m., Nathanael Bagley, of 86 Stratton Rd., was cited to appear on September 10 at 12:30 p.m. on a charge of assault.

On September 11, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Police were dispatched to a single motorcycle accident. The motorcyclist was riding northbound on S. Main St. and went through the red light without stopping, crossed the intersection and hit a tree, knocking the operator off the bike. The motorcycle went down the bank, hitting a parked car in the Village Diner parking lot. The operator, Tomalyn Johnson, was transported by Hardwick Rescue. The motorcycle was totaled and the parked car suffered minor damage.

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.

Vermont State Police

Theft from Motor Vehicle

On August 29, at 8:15 a.m., Troopers received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle at a residence on Center Rd. in Middlesex. The offender stole a wallet, as well as several other items. The credit card from the wallet was subsequently used to make purchases at Walmart in Berlin and at Cumberland Farms in Montpelier. On September 17, State Troopers identified Melanie Sargent, of Plainfield, as the primary suspect in this case. Troopers responded to Sargent’s residence and subsequent investigation led to Sargent’s arrest. Troopers later executed a search warrant of Sargent’s residence and vehicle, finding numerous stolen items related to this case. Sargent was processed and released on a citation to appear in the Washington County Superior Court, Criminal Division.

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 eight survivors of domestic and sexual violence from September 12 through September 19.

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.