On January 20 at approximately 6:15 p.m., HPD Officers Paul Barnard and Andrew Force located Danielle Lowe’s vehicle at Jennifer Thoma’s residence, which is located on Hopkins Hill Road in the town of Hardwick. Lowe was wanted on multiple arrest warrants. Officers from the Morristown Police Department and Stowe Police Department responded to assist in the search for Lowe.
While searching for Lowe, Kevin Fradette of Hardwick was located at the residence. Fradette was wanted on an arrest warrant out of Lamoille County. Fradette was taken into custody without incident and transported to Northeast Regional Correctional facility in St. Johnsbury.
On January 21 the Hardwick Police Department located Patrick Stacey, at M & M Beverage. He was arrested on two in-state warrants. Stacey was lodged at the Northeast Correctional Complex.
On January 11, Hardwick Police received a late report of a domestic assault that occurred on Dimick Road in the town of Hardwick. The report came from DCF and involved a juvenile and step parent. Hardwick Police Department conducted a joint investigation with DCF. On January 17 Whitney Nattell, of Hardwick, was arrested for domestic assault. Mr. Nattell was released on a citation to appear in Caledonia Superior Court – Criminal Division on January 19 for the charge of domestic assault.
January 20 at 10:55 p.m., Kylee Bean, of Wolcott, was driving a 2019 Volkswagon Tiguan westbound on Vt. Rte. 15 in Hardwick when she lost control and struck guard railing along the west bound lane. Her car spun around and crossed the east bound lane backwards where it came to a stop. The car caught fire. Bean was able to exit her car uninjured as the car became engulfed in flames. Hardwick Fire Department responded in a short manner. The road surface was hard packed snow and glazed over with ice making it extremely slippery.