Montpelier Police Log: Pump problem causes ‘explosion’ under streetFebruary 05,2013
The following is a sampling of recent incidents as reported to Montpelier police.
A Green Mountain Transit Agency bus hit a parked vehicle, breaking a tail light, around 1 p.m. on Main Street.
A car was rear-ended by another vehicle near Berlin and Granite streets around 1:05 p.m.
Smoke, steam and a small “fire/explosion” came from a cover in the ground on State Street around 1:25 p.m. due to a pump control malfunction. Firefighters cleared the scene within 20 minutes.
A water main broke around 12:20 a.m. near Union Elementary School.
A water line broke inside an apartment at 125 River St.
A vehicle was weaving badly and going slowly around 4:15 p.m. near Berlin and River streets.
Vermont State Police said a road rage situation was inbound near State Street.
A gas odor was reported at an apartment at 146 Main St. around 4:12 a.m.
A Monkton woman had a vehicle accident “into” the pumps of the Shell gas station.
Items were stolen from the Trinity United Methodist Church food pantry in the morning.
Shortly after 10 a.m. a man was going through the Dumpster on Baird Street.
Three Penny Taproom complained a Burlington man was sitting on the corner around 10:55 a.m. drinking.
A woman was considered suspicious when she came to the door of a Loomis Street residence, crying.
A man was considered suspicious for drinking alcohol and singing around 4:50 p.m. near Main Street.
First in Fitness requested that a Montpelier woman be removed from the property at around 11:30 a.m.
A house party on Hebert Road was reported around 12:50 a.m.
The lights were on around 2:10 a.m. at 45 State St., and people were moving around inside the building.
A person thought a flash of light around 3:30 a.m. at Main and Loomis streets may have been fireworks.
A woman said her Barre Street neighbor sprayed her with perfume shortly before 9:30 a.m.
A Volkswagen Jetta drove off with $40 worth of gas from Parker’s Quik Stop around 10:10 p.m.
A person reported suspicious activity when a man walked through the back yard of a Sherwood Drive residence in the afternoon.
Police also issued the following citations Thursday:
Matthew C. Hill, 35, of Eden, on a charge of driving while his license was suspended.
Khadija S. McGary, 32, of Montpelier, on a charge of driving while her license was suspended.MORE IN Central VermontIn 1962 Mavis Doyle, longtime reporter for the Burlington Free Press Montpelier Bureau, wrote a... Full StoryMONTPELIER — Renowned poet and playwright David Budbill died early Sunday morning from... Full StoryMONTPELIER — Poet Major Jackson is the Vermont Book Award winner for 2016 and he wants writers to... Full Story
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