On September 27 at approximately 0300, 15 catalytic converters were cut off numerous vehicles and stolen from Lamoille Valley Ford in Hardwick. One catalytic converter was cut off a bus from Dona’s Car Store as well. This case is still under investigation.
On October 10 at approximately 1725, Hardwick Police were dispatched to a three-vehicle crash on Rte. 15 at the intersection of Bunker Hill Road. Major damage was caused to all three vehicles which caused Rte. 15 to be partially shut down while emergency crews worked to get two of the vehicles off the roadway. The cause of the crash was determined to be as follows: traffic had stopped eastbound on Rte. 15 by vehicles wishing to turn left onto Bunker Hill Rd. The first vehicle did not slow down enough to avoid colliding with the second vehicle which in turn collided into the third vehicle. Two people were transported to the hospital. No major injuries were reported.
On October 14 at approximately 1850 hours, Adam Rawson, of Hardwick was driving his 2020 Ford Escape westward on Vt. Rte. 15 in Hardwick and struck a deer that ran into the road, doing damage to the front of the car and killing the deer.
On October 15 on Rte. 15 West in Wolcott, Police arrived on scene to find Jaqueline Gilman’s vehicle had sustained minor damage to the driver’s side front bumper. Gilman, of Wolcott, advised that she hit an animal the size of a dog but no animal was found at the scene.
On October 16, at approximately 1815, Hardwick Police officers were advised that Kevin Fradette was walking on Wolcott Street. Fradette had three active warrants at that time. Hardwick Police located Fradette in the passenger seat of a truck parked on the side of Walgreens. Fradette was taken into custody without incident, brought back to the Hardwick Police Department for processing and transported to Northeast Correctional Facility.