Police Reports 10/21/2020

Hardwick Police Report

Media Log Summary

Suspicious Event 2
Traffic Stop 17
Directed Patrol 88
Citizen Dispute 1
Threats, Harassment 1
Fraud 2
Other 20
Total 131

Violations of Conditions of Release, Speeding Tickets

On Oct. 14, Joseph L. Gagnon, of Cabot, was stopped at 5:40 a.m. on Wolcott St. in Hardwick. Police issued a $162 ticket for Driving with No License.

On Oct. 16, Ross M. Kaplowitz, of Denville, N.J., was stopped at 11:12 p.m. on Breezy Ave. in Greensboro. Police issued a $151 ticket for traveling 45 mph in a 25 mph zone.

On Oct. 17, John M. Hill, of Wolcott, was stopped at 7:50 p.m. on Vt. Rt. 15 in Hardwick. Police issued a $249 ticket for traveling 75 mph in a 50 mph zone.

On Oct. 17, Police were investigating a motor vehicle complaint and made contact with one of the occupants, Robert Chaplin. Chaplin was in violation of his court ordered conditions of release.

On Oct. 18, John M. Hill, of Wolcott, was stopped at 9:38 p.m. on Slapp Hill in Hardwick. Police issued a $144 ticket for traveling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m., Charles E. Bagley, of E. Hardwick, was stopped on Main St. in E. Hardwick. Police issued a $162 ticked for No Insurance.

Oct. 18, at 7:45 p.m., Charles E. Bagley, of E. Hardwick, was arrested for Violations of Conditions of Release after being involved in a motor vehicle crash in East Hardwick after his 7 p.m. curfew. Bagley was cited and released on scene with a citation to appear in Caledonia County Court on January 4, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

This report is based on information received from 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.

State Police News

School Lockdown, Disorderly Conduct

On Sept. 30, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks were on routine patrol in Cabot. Troopers were dispatched to a citizen’s assist complaint for a male, later identified as Peter Dealmeida, being verbally aggressive and yelling outside of the victim’s residence over a message sent on Facebook. Subsequent investigation led to Dealmeida being cited for Disorderly Conduct. Dealmeida was given a citation to appear in Washington County Superior Court, Criminal Division to answer for the charge of Disorderly Conduct.

On Oct. 7, Vermont State Police learned that Tacoma Cheney, of Plainfield, passed away as a result of the injuries sustained from a motor vehicle crash on Sept. 30. The operator, Dillon Franks, of Plainfield, is now being charged with DUI-Death Resulting. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Vermont State Police – Middlesex Barracks at 802-229-9191 or texting keyword VTIPS to 274637 (CRIMES). Tips can also be submitted anonymously to 844-848-8477.

On Oct. 15, Troopers responded to a family fight at a residence in Marshfield. An investigation yielded that Ryan Rivera, of Marshfield, had physically assaulted a household member. Rivera was taken into custody and transported to the Middlesex Police Barracks for processing. He was arraigned in court and released on conditions.

On Oct. 16, at 10:47 a.m., the Vermont State Police was made aware of a threat of violence at the Twinfield Union School in the town of Marshfield. The school was placed into a modified lockdown. Troopers responded to the school to provide assistance. The juvenile was later located at a different location. No one was injured, and there was no indication of an imminent ability to act on the threat. Because of the age of the individual involved, no further information is available.

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 – HARDWICK – AWARE assisted eight people from Octobert 11 through October 18.

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.