Police Reports 11/03/2021

Hardwick Police

Media Log

October 25: Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Assist – Public, Vt. Rte. 15; Assist – Agency, Bridgman Hill Rd.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Vt. Rte. 14; Directed Patrol, Riverside Ter.; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.; Foot Patrol, S. Main St.; Alarm, Wolcott St.

October 26: Suspicious Event, Mill St.; Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Traffic Hazard, West Hill Rd.; TRO/FRO Service, High St.; Juvenile Problem, Hazen Union Dr.; Accident – LSA, N. Main St.; Juvenile Problem, Lower Cherry St.; Directed Patrol, Mackville Rd.

October 27: Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Public Speaking, High St.; Assist – Other, Wolcott St.; Accident – Property Damage On, N. Main St.; Animal Problem, Lamoille Ave.; Assist – Agency, Spruce Dr.

October 28: Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Vt. Rte. 14; Traffic Hazard, Wolcott St.; Juvenile Problem, Granite St.; Juvenile Problem, Summer St./Dewey St.; Assist – Agency, River St.; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.; Traffic Stop, Wolcott St.; Suspicious Event, Industrial Park Rd.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Vt. Rte. 15; Foot Patrol, S. Main St.

October 29: Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Hillside Ave.; Assist – Agency, High St.; Juvenile Problem, N. Main St.; Motor Vehicle Complaint, Vt. Rte. 16; Trespassing, Cobb School Rd.; Directed Patrol, Riverside Terrace; Missing Person, W. Church St.; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.; Suspicious Event, Mill St./S. Main St.

October 30: Noise Disturbance, Riverside Terrace; Directed Patrol, Mackville Rd.; Citizen Dispute, Spruce Dr.; Assist – Agency, Hillary Dr.; Directed Patrol, Glenside Ave.; Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Directed Patrol, Hazen Union Dr.; Directed Patrol, Upper Cherry St.; Noise Disturbance, Riverside Ter.

October 31: Theft, Vt. Rte. 15 W; Alarm, Bayley Hazen Rd.; Assist – Public, Wolcott St.; Directed Patrol, Hardwick.

November 1: Intoxication, Lower Prospect St.; Directed Patrol, S. Main St.; Suspicious Event, Cobb School Rd.; Theft, Hardwick St.

Collision, Operating after Suspension

On October 26, at 3:20 p.m. Jessica Royer came to the Police Department to say she was rear-ended on North Main St. by a white Subaru Outback just prior to her arrival to the PD. Royer could not provide additional descriptions of the vehicle. The truck driven by Royer sustained a light scratch and small dent.

On Oct. 28, at 8:29 p.m.,Samuel Isaac Rheaume, of Stowe, was stopped in Hardwick. Police issued a $249 ticket for OSC Under Civil Suspension.

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

Arrest for Second-Degree Murder, Collision with State Trooper

On October 27, at approximately 6:10 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Rte. 2 in Danville. After investigation, it was determined that Connie Kellogg, of Marshfield, pulled out in front of Gabriel Schrauf, of Barre, while Schrauf was traveling west on U.S. Rte. 2. Tpr. Schrauf was traveling with his emergency blue lights on in an attempt to catch up to a motor vehicle for a violation when Kellogg pulled out in front of him. Trp. Schrauf was unable to avoid Kellogg’s vehicle and collided with the rear end of it. Both vehicles sustained substantial damage. This crash remains under investigation.

On October 28, at 10:10 p.m., Troopers with the Vermont State Police were notified of a vehicle off the roadway on Vt. Rte. 215 in S. Cabot. Troopers responded to the scene and located the operator, who was identified as Christopher Raymond, of Marshfield. While speaking with Raymond, indicators of impairment were detected. Subsequent investigation led to Raymond being taken into custody for suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Raymond was transported to the Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks without incident where he was processed for DUI. Raymond was issued a citation to appear in Washington County Superior Court – Criminal Division on November 18 at 8:30 a.m. hours and subsequently released.

Vermont State Police Arrests Suspect in Connection with Fatal Shooting in Greensboro

GREENSBORO – Following further investigation, the Vermont State Police on Friday evening, Oct. 29, arrested Darryl Johnson, 48, of Greensboro on suspicion of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Robert Chaplin, 27, of East Hardwick.

The shooting occurred Oct. 20 outside Johnson’s home on Eligo Lake Road.

The Vermont State Police has worked closely on this investigation with the Orleans County State’s Attorney’s Office, along with the Hardwick Police Department and the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department. The court ordered Johnson jailed for lack of $100,000 cash or surety bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1 in the Criminal Division of Vermont Superior Court in Newport.

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 fifteen people from October 24 through October 31.

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.