MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on Dec. 23 responded to a report of an airplane crash off School House Hill Road, near the Middlebury State Airport, just before noon. Police and other emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the pilot — Paul D. Bessler, 42, of Crown Point, N.Y. — deceased.
See a complete account of the tragic crash and its aftermath in our Page 1A story.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a report of two girls fighting at Middlebury Union Middle School on Dec. 19.