Bennington police log: Sept. 17, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 1
Motor vehicle accident: At 7 a.m., police responded to Bible Hill Road for a report of an accident. After speaking with the drivers police determined that David Desaulniers, 54, of Bennington, lost control of his vehicle, a 1998 Chevy Truck , causing him to hit another vehicle. The other vehicle involved, a 2000 Saturn, is owned by Kenneth Holland, 53, of Stoddard. Both vehicles sustained major damage and had to be towed from the scene. Both drivers refused any medical treatment.
Monday, Sept. 2
Domestic: At 4 p.m., police responded to a Main Street residence for a report of domestic disturbance. After police investigation is was determined that the two people were moving and taking some of their belongings. During the incident there were some arguments about ownership of property and when it was going to be moved. The incident was verbal only. Police stood by until the two individuals departed.
Tuesday, Sept. 3
Juvenile: At 8:15 a.m., police found a male juvenile walking on Route 202. The boy had missed the bus, and police gave him a ride to school.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
Check welfare: At 9 a.m., police were requested to check the welfare of a Knightland Road resident. She was found to be at a medical appointment.
Arrest: At 2:30 p.m., police arrested Michael Dionne, 56, of Bennington, charging him with trespassing onto private property on South Bennington Road after being advised to stay off the property. He was released on a summons pending an Oct. 10 court date at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.
Civil: At 7:20 p.m., police issued a no contact letter to a Main Street resident. The letter was issued due to issues regarding a tenant moving out. The tenant felt she was being harassed by the landlord and did not want any contact with the landlord.
Thursday, Sept. 5
Investigation: At 7:30 a.m., police received a report of a squatter at Camp Winamac. Police checked the Bennington portion of the camp but could only locate an empty vehicle. Upon returning at a later time police discovered that the squatter apparently departed. No other complaints or issues have been made.
Abandoned vehicle: At 9:30 a.m., police responded to Cross Street to assist with removing an abandoned car. Investigation revealed that the car was parked on private property and therefore the landlord or tenant would handle the issue.
Tuesday, Sept. 10
Arrest: At 9:45 a.m., police received a report of harassment from Forest Road and investigated. After investigating, police arrested Terry Flagg, 53, of Greenfield, and charged him with harassment and two counts of breach of bail conditions. Police released Flagg on a $1,000 cash bail with a pending Oct. 10 court date at the 6th Circuit Court, Hillsborough.