So You Want to Sell Door-to-Door

These salespeople found out that in Middlebury, you need a permit before you can go soliciting.

A wave of police calls were made about people trying to sell their wares to Middlebury residents without the appropriate permits in hand.

To find out more information on how to obtain a permit, contact the at 203-577-4028.

Florally Wrong

A man was reportedly standing in a White Deer Rock Road driveway trying to sell flowers at approximately 5:56 p.m. Tuesday, August 7.

Magazine Solicitation

Four out-of-state people attempting to sell magazines door-to-door on Curtis Road on Saturday, August 4, were reportedly informed they needed a permit. The quartet consisted of:

  • Maurice Binion, 29, of 4261 East Maffit St., St. Louis, Mo.
  • Joslin Johnson, 22, of 801 Lynn St., CharLotte, N.C.
  • Antrelle Jenkins, 22, of 4233 Hileah Drive, Columbia, S.C.
  • Vernaris Smith of 6308 Frontenac St., Detroit, Mich.


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Infraction Issued

William Kline, 64, of 8440 Freeport Parkway, Irving, Texas, was issued an infraction relating to the issue of selling magazines without a permit on Tuesday, July 31.

In that same report, police noted that Steven Wright, 22, of 1455 Rachel St. Canton, Ohio, and Kimberly Cline, 19, of 1533 Highway 7, Oroville, Wash., were reportedly attempting to sell magazines on Central Road.

Permits Needed

On July 31, Brandon Varney, 25, of 408 West Gay, Warrensberg, Mo., was informed he needed a permit after trying to sell magazines on Juniper Road, on Tuesday, July 31.

Roofing Solicitation Requires a Permit, Too

On Thursday, July 30, Frank Travius, 27, of 2326 Shilo St. Augusta, Ga., was instructed to see Police Chief Richard Guisti for a permit after allegedly attempting to solicit for Branford Roofing, while on Ravenwood Drive

An arrest does not equal a conviction and all defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

Todd Fox August 16, 2012 at 01:33 PM
I haven't seen anone trying to sell magazines, but several denominations have rung the bell peddling salvation.


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