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ST. ALBANS, Vt. (WCAX) - A woman is due in court Wednesday after police say she hit a man with her car Monday on North Main Street in St. Albans City.

Police say Ashley Bates, 27, of Alburgh, was driving a car around 6 p.m. when she allegedly hit a 32-year-old man with her car. She’s then accused of taking off prior to the arrival of police.

Police say the victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

St. Albans Police found the car later that evening and arrested Bates. She’s being held at the Chittenden County Correctional Center for lack of bail. She’s expected at the Franklin County Superior Courthouse at 1 p.m. Wednesday to answer to the charges of leaving the scene of an accident, with bodily injury resulting, reckless endangerment and grossly negligent operation.

Police say a passenger, Adam Tatro, 32, of Alburgh, will also be in court at 1 p.m. on the charges of violation of conditions of release and impeding public officers. He is also being held for lack of bail.

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Authorities are investigating gunfire along a stretch of Riverside Ave. in Burlington that damaged buildings and punctured a gas line early Tuesday morning.

It happened just before 1 a.m. The Burlington Police say they received multiple calls about gunfire in the area. Responding officers found damage to buildings and also say one bullet punctured a gas line. Nearby residents were evacuated and streets were blocked off until Vermont Gas responded to fix the damage.

There were no reported injuries and no suspects have been identified.

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KILLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A Vermont man is due in court Monday after police say he threatened to attack multiple people with an ax.

Vermont State Police say they responded to a campsite in Killington Saturday around 11:30 p.m.

One of the victims told troopers a man hit their car with an ax and then threatened to cut people’s heads off.

Ralph Schneider, 61, of Mendon, was identified by police as the man behind the threats.

He’s being held and is due in court Monday to face multiple counts of aggravated assault and criminal threatening.

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