Middlebury police log: Two cited in separate domestic assault calls

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police last week cited two Middlebury residents for domestic assault in two separate incidents.
First, on July 29 at 10:32 p.m., police responded to a report of a domestic assault on Seminary Street Extension. Police cited 33-year-old Emily Jenkins for domestic assault.
Then, on July 30 at 3:42 p.m., police arrested Ronald M. Bean, 50, for domestic assault on North Pleasant Street. They jailed Bean for lack of bail.
In other activity last week, Middlebury police:
•  On July 28 responded to a report of an unresponsive male on Seymour Street and assisted the Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Service on the scene. Clement D’Avignon, 75, of Middlebury was pronounced dead of natural causes.
•  On July 28 continued with an ongoing bad check investigation on Route 7 South.
•  On July 28 responded to a report from the Counseling Service of Addison County that a client had damaged property and then left. The client was taken into protective custody, following a warrant being issued for a psychiatric screening.
•  On July 28 assisted a motorist whose vehicle was stuck in the mud on the South Village Green. Police contacted a wrecker service to assist the motorist.
•  On July 29 deployed a Speed Sentry device on Ossie Road to monitor eastbound traffic.
•  On July 29 responded to a 911 call from a female on Exchange Street who became agitated when told she would not be given a phone number she wanted. The female was gone upon the officer’s arrival.
•  On July 29 received a report of a female bicyclist removing mail from mailboxes off Lower Plains Road and throwing it on the ground.
•  On July 29 received a report of a bike stolen from near the Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op.
•  On July 29 received a report of an unresponsive male at the bus stop on Merchants Row. Police found the male intoxicated and confused. He was transported to Porter Hospital by Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Service.
•  On July 30 received a report that someone may have attempted to enter a residence on Seminary Street Extension. Investigation established that no entry was gained and nothing was taken.
•  On July 30 investigated a report of an irate customer who refused to pay for a 21-cent prescription at a local pharmacy.
•  On July 30 served a relief-from-abuse order and explained conditions of release to a female who unknowingly was violating the order on Seminary Street Extension.
•  On July 30 responded to a barking dog complaint on College Street.
•  On July 30 cited Lyndsey Hall, 31, of Brandon for driving under the influence on Route 7 South.
•  On July 31 assisted a male who reported that he might be having a heart attack at a Merchants Row residence.
•  On July 31 cited Christopher Fitzpatrick, 24, of Middlebury for impeding a public official investigating a drug-related case. Police also cited Dakota O’Dell, 22, of Middlebury for providing false information to a police officer. Both were released on citations to appear in court.
•  On July 31 received a report of a stolen portfolio from Main Street, however, it was found by a friend and returned to the owner.
•  On July 31 assisted VTrans with traffic control while they removed a downed tree on Route 7 North. The large tree was blocking the entire southbound lane.
•  On July 31 received a cell phone that a Middlebury man found while walking. The cell phone was then turned over to the owner.
•  On July 31 received a report of a tractor-trailer unit that was idling on Route 7 South. The occupant reported that he was attempting to get some sleep before his next shift.
•  On Aug. 1 assisted Middlebury College Public Safety with an intoxicated male who was attempting to drive. Police said the male was incapacitated and a Preliminary Breath Test showed a blood alcohol level of 0.156 percent. For point of reference, the legal limit for driving is 0.08 percent. He was transported to Grace House in Rutland, as his friends did not want to have him back at their house.
•  On Aug. 1 police located a campsite off of an Otter Creek trail near Mill Street. The occupant could not be located.
•  On Aug. 1 received a report from a parent on Route 7 North whose son was missing. The son returned to his residence a short time later.
•  On Aug. 1 received a report of several children playing in the road on Seymour Street. The caller reported almost striking them with her vehicle. The children were gone upon the arrival of police.
•  On Aug. 1 responded to a report of domestic disturbance on Court Street. Police ascertained it has been a verbal argument only. The parties resolved the issue without police intervention.
•  On Aug. 1 received a report of a barking dog keeping a neighbor awake on Woodland Park. The dog was ill and being kept in a crate. The dog’s owner closed a door so the noise would not go outside.
•  On Aug. 2 received a call from a woman concerned about a tent in her backyard. It belonged to her neighbor.
•  On Aug. 2 responded to a minor vehicle crash with no injuries on Route 7 South.
•  On Aug. 2 checked on a suspiciously parked vehicle, which was determined to be a newspaper delivery vehicle.
•  On Aug. 3 found a homeless male sleeping beneath Cross Street Bridge.
•  On Aug. 3 assisted Middlebury College Public Safety with checking a building that was found to have an open door. There was no sign of anyone having been in the building, but there was a broken window and a screen was cut.

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