Police Reports 01/13/2021

Hardwick Police Report

Media Log (Dec 21-Jan 4)

Suspicious Event6
Citizen Dispute10
Motor Vehicle Complaint1
Alarm2
Welfare Check1
Theft1
Other29
Total50

DUI, Vehicle Off Road

On December 26, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Officer Jenness and Sgt. Barber responded to a report of one vehicle off the road into the guardrail. The operator, identified as Liza Gonyaw of Greensboro Bend, showed signs of impairment. Gonyaw was brought to Hardwick PD for dexterities due to condition and was cited and released for charges of driving under influence. Gonyaw is due to appear in Orleans County Court on January 19 at 11 a.m.

On January 9, Sgt. Barber and Officer Lucas Marcoux responded to assist Morristown PD units with a pursuit entering Hardwick. The officers set up spike strips in the area of All Metals Recycling, successfully disabled three out of the four tires on the suspect’s vehicle and then assisted in taking the four occupants of the vehicle into custody. The occupants and vehicle were transported to MPD for processing. No one was injured during this incident.

This report is based on information provided by the Hardwick Police but is not a full accounting of police activity. Persons named in this report are presumed to be innocent until they plead or are found guilty in court.

State Police News

Assault, DUI

On December 24, at 11:04 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of a physical altercation at Austin Road, Marshfield. Vermont State Police responded to the scene. Investigation revealed Colten Baslow had assaulted another male causing bodily injury. Upon completion of the investigation, Baslow was issued a citation to appear in court and released, with a court date of Feb. 11, at 8:30 a.m.

On January 5, at 1:27 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a report of a single motor vehicle crash on US Rt. 2 in Marshfield. Upon speaking with the operator, Kyle Hayden, of Hardwick, he showed signs of impairment. Hayden was ultimately placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI – Drugs. Hayden was issued a Criminal Citation to appear at the Washington County Superior Court – Criminal Division on February 28 at 9:30 a.m.

On January 9, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the Vermont State Police was notified of a single vehicle crash on Route 2 in the town of Marshfield. Troopers from the Vermont State Police Mddlesex barracks responded to the scene and found the vehicle had driven off the side of the road, striking two telephone poles. Subsequent investigation revealed the operator, Djeneba Bent, of Concord, to be operating under the influence of intoxicants. Bent was cited to appear in Washington County Superior Court – Criminal Division on January 28 to answer to the charges.

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 – AWARE assisted 13 survivors of domestic and sexual violence from December 27, 2020, through January 10, 2021. 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.