Middlebury Police Log: Underage drinking party lands teen in hospital

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police got medical help for a girl who had become very intoxicated at what police called an underage drinking party at a Kings Row residence on Nov. 6. Police said the girl had been taken into an East Middlebury home after having been found unresponsive lying in a muddy driveway.
The girl was ultimately taken to Porter Hospital by Middlebury Regional EMS, and the girl’s parents were notified. Police at this point have announced no actions against anyone involved in the case.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
•  Assisted a local family in checking the welfare of a possibly suicidal daughter on Nov. 3.
•  Received a report of a wallet stolen from a patron of the Ilsley Library on Nov. 3.
•  Served a temporary restraining order on a local man on behalf of the Vermont Department of Children and Families on Nov. 3.
•  Served a no-trespass order on Nov. 3 on a person not wanted at a Main Street business.
•  Ticketed a juvenile for being a minor in possession of tobacco on Middlebury Union High School grounds on Nov. 3.
•  Responded to a report of a Lower Foote Street resident who had allegedly tried to take her own life using alcohol and pills on Nov. 4. Middlebury Regional EMS took the woman to Porter Hospital.
•  Were informed of the alleged theft of a credit card from the jacket of a visitor at Porter Hospital on Nov. 4.
•  Investigated an identity theft complaint filed by a local resident on Nov. 4.
•  Were informed that someone had stolen a backpack from Middlebury College campus on Nov. 5. Police said the backpack contained a laptop computer and wallet.
•  Assisted Vermont State Police with a traffic stop on Court Street on Nov. 5.
•  Were asked to remove what police described as a “homeless camp” from the property of a Weybridge Street day care provider on Nov. 5.
•  Assisted an elderly local resident on Nov. 5 who had received a phone call from a person seeking her personal bank account information.
•  Investigated a truancy complaint at Mary Hogan Elementary School on Nov. 5.
•  Assisted the Vermont Department of Children and Families by conducting a welfare check at a Woodbridge Lane residence on Nov. 6.
•  Responded to a report of a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident on Old Chapel Road on Nov. 6.
•  Investigated a report of Porter Medical Center nurses protesting without a permit on Main Street on Nov. 6. Police responded to the scene and the nurses agreed to cease their activity until they had obtained the requisite permit.
•  Responded to a report of vandalism to a Frog Hollow Alley campsite on Nov. 6.
•  Assisted Vermont State Police in tending to an agitated man off Route 7 South in Leicester on Nov. 8.
•  Served a temporary restraining order on a man in the Case Street area on Nov. 7.
•  Were informed that someone had stolen an unspecified amount of cash from a safe at Greg’s Meat Market on Nov. 7. Police said the matter remains under investigation.
•  Spotted a man standing between two vehicles at Foster Motors at around 2 a.m. on Nov. 7. The man — who was cold, wet and appeared to be disoriented — was taken to a motel for the night to await a ride to his home the next day, according to police.
•  Responded to a noise complaint at the Hannaford Supermarket off Court Street on Nov. 8. Police said a group of youths had been making the noise.
•  Investigated a report of a disoriented, injured hiker in the Battell Woods on Nov. 8. Police said they located the man at his residence in Buttolph Acres.
•  Received a report of an argument between a man and a woman in the Water Street area on Nov. 8. Police said the man had sustained some minor injuries after having punched a mirror. He declined medical treatment and the dispute was resolved, according to police.
•  Issued a warning to a man on a skateboard who had been violating the town’s open container ordinance on Weybridge Street on Nov. 8.
•  Investigated a report of a woman staggering north on Route 7 near Foster Motors on Nov. 9. Police could not locate the person.
•  Responded to a report on Nov. 9 of a man walking along East Main Street acting strangely and allegedly jumping into bushes when vehicles went past him. Police were unable to locate the man.
•  Cited Michael Schultz, 21, of Winter Park, Fla., for driving under the influence, following a stop for defective equipment on Nov. 9. Police said they tested Schultz’s blood alcohol content and the result was 0.197 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08 percent.

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