On Wednesday, April 19 at 8:04 a.m., Hardwick Police, Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to a single vehicle crash on The Lane Road in the Village of Hardwick. Pauline Parkhurst of Hardwick was identified as the operator of the 2017 black Ford Fiesta. The investigation showed Parkhurst was traveling southwest on The Lane Road when she mistakenly applied the accelerator instead of the brake. The vehicle was then abruptly steered northbound when it went over a steep embankment, flipped over and landed on its roof. Parkhurst sustained major injuries and was transported to Copley Hospital by Hardwick Rescue Squad. There were no other occupants in the vehicle. The crash is still under investigation.
On April 25 Robert Roya, of Wheelock, was arrested on Contempt of Violation of Conditions of Release for an incident that occurred on April 4 in Hardwick. Roya failed to report to law enforcement that an individual in his custody was violating their conditions of release. He was cited to appear in Lamoille County Superior Court on May 10, at 12:30 p.m.
On April 25 Danielle Lowe, of Wheelock, was arrested for Violation of Conditions of Release and Operating with a Criminally Suspended License for an incident that occurred on April 11 in Hardwick. She was cited to appear in Lamoille County Superior Court on May 10, at 12:30 p.m.
On April 19 Officer Force of the Hardwick Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle he believed had a fictitious temporary registration plate displayed. Operator Alex Maldonado, of Greensboro Bend, was arrested on an in-state warrant for failing to appear out of Windsor County and operating with a criminally suspended license. Maldonado was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Superior Court on June 12, at 8:30 a.m.
On April 24 Jacob Williams, of Hardwick, was arrested for failing to comply with the Vermont Sex Offender Registry. He was released on a citation to appear in Caledonia Superior Court on June 12, at 8:30 a.m.
On April 28 Officer Force attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop for speed and no registration on Wolcott Street. Operator Steven Seaman, of Bethlehem, N.H., accelerated, attempted to elude and was followed onto McAllister Farm Road where the vehicle was located stuck in the mud. He was released on a citation to appear in Caledonia Superior Court on June 12, at 8:30 a.m.
On April 28 Officer Force responded to a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle accident on Vt. Rte 16 Northbound. The initial investigation showed that the operator, James McIntyre of Greensboro, went around a corner into the opposite lane of travel and over-steered to the right trying to correct the vehicle sending the vehicle into a skid. The vehicle rolled approximately two to three times before coming to rest in the ditch. The operator suffered minor injuries.