Police Reports | October 7, 2020

Hardwick Police Report

Media Log Summary

Suspicious Event 2
Traffic Stop 10
Directed Patrol 78
Citizen Dispute 1
Threats, Harassment 2
Noise Disturbance 2
Other 29
Total 124

Driver Hits Pedestrians, DUI

On Sept. 30, at 7:07 p.m., the Hardwick Police Department responded to Mill Street in Hardwick for a report of a motor vehicle striking two pedestrians. Upon arrival, police spoke with the operator, victims, and several witnesses. Both victims were taken to Copley Hospital for injuries by Hardwick Rescue. The driver, 31-year-old Justin Perry, was cited to appear in Caledonia District Court for driving while criminally suspended and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Perry is due into Caledonia Court on December 14 at 8:30 a.m.

October 4, at 12:30 a.m., Ryan Harrington, of Cabot, was stopped on Marshall Street for not using turn signal when turning right off Winter Street and was arrested for suspicion of DUI. Ryan was brought back to Hardwick Police Department, where he was processed. Fingerprints and photographs were taken.

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.

St. Johnsbury Police Dept.

Fender Bender

On Oct. 2, at approximately 6:07 p.m., Trooper Aremburg responded to a two-vehicle crash on Memorial Drive that occurred in front of St. J Subaru. Investigation revealed that Megan Young, of St. Johnsbury, was traveling north on Memorial Drive with her left directional activated when Tyler Butterick, of Hardwick, attempted to pass on the shoulder of the road. Young’s blinker was activated accidentally and she continued to drive on Memorial Dr. which resulted in Butterick side swiping her vehicle. Neither driver suffered injuries and both vehicles only received minor damage and were able to be driven from the scene of the crash.

This report is based on information provided by the St. Johnsbury 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.

State Police News

Criminal Threatening, DUI

On Sept. 29, at 1:57 p.m., Helen Owen, of Barre, called the Vermont State Police Middlesex barracks and stated that when she attempted to pick up Emily Bagley, of Woodbury, for an appointment, Bagley threatened to shoot her if she did not get off her property. Before Troopers arrived, a warrant for Bagley was confirmed. Upon Trooper’s arrival to Bagley’s address on Buck Lake Rd., in the town of Woodbury, Bagley was advised of the warrant for her arrest. Bagley fled back into her residence and refused to come outside for some time.

Bagley eventually complied with Troopers’ requests to come back outside and was transported to the Northeastern Vermont Regional Correctional Facility, where she was held on her warrant for lack of $200 bail. Corrections personnel advised VSP they found multiple doses of a prescribed regulated drug on Bagley’s person. Bagley was issued a citation for the following offenses: Violation of Title 13 VSA 1702 Criminal Threatening, Violation of Title 13 VSA 3017 Resisting Arrest, Violation of Title 18 VSA 4234 Possession and Control of Regulated Narcotic, and Title 18 VSA 4249 Transportation of Regulated Drugs into Place of Detention. The court date is Nov. 19 at 8:30 a.m.

On Sept. 30 at approximately 8:54 p.m., Troopers from the Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks responded to a single vehicle crash with injury. The passenger, Tacoma Cheney, of Plainfield, was later flown via helicopter to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries for further treatment. Through the course of the investigation it was determined that the operator was under the influence of alcohol. Subsequent investigation led to Dillon Franks, of Plainfield, being arrested for suspicion of DUI. The operator was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Middlesex State Police Barracks for processing. Franks was processed and released on a citation to appear in Washington County Superior Court, Criminal Division to answer for the charge of DUI.

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.