Middlebury Police Log: Cops investigate break in at municipal offices

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police investigated a break-in at the municipal building at 94 Main St. on Dec. 13. Police said the culprit(s) gained entry by breaking a window at the teen center space, then got into the gym, where they scattered soda cans and candy wrappers.
Authorities noted the culprit(s) also wrote graffiti inside the teen center.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 388-3191.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
•   Assisted the Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) with an incident on Elm Street on Dec. 8.
•   Were informed that someone had stolen a wallet from Middlebury College’s athletic complex off South Main Street on Dec. 9.
•   Received a report of a wallet being stolen from the UPS Store on Court Street on Dec. 9.
•   Were informed on Dec. 9 that someone had stolen a wallet from the Champlain Farms store on Court Street and then made a fraudulent charge using a debit card that was in the wallet.
•   Took, to CSAC, a Middlebury Union High School (MUHS) student who had reportedly been out of control on campus on Dec. 9.
•   Cited Timothy Williams, 26, of Middlebury for marijuana possession after Vermont Probation & Parole officials allegedly found some of the substance in a local residence on Dec. 11.
•   Received a call from a driver who expressed concern that his passenger might have overdosed in his vehicle in the Frog Hollow parking lot on Dec. 11. Police responded to the scene and could not locate the vehicle in question.
•   Responded to a dispute between some Jackson Lane neighbors on Dec. 11. Police said one of the neighbors claimed the other was cleaning snow off his car into an area behind the complainant’s vehicle.
•   Helped provide rescue and traffic-control services at several locations on Dec. 10 and 11 where vehicles had lost control or been disabled by last week’s nasty snowstorm. Police also responded to locations where tree limbs and/or electrical lines had fallen into roadways. Incident locations included East Main Street (for a downed line); Maple Street (for a stuck tractor-trailer); South Street Extension (for a downed line); Munger Street (car off the road); South Leno Lane (downed electrical wire); Route 7 North (cars off road); Peterson Terrace (a tree limb on the roof of the Aurora School); Ossie Road (downed electrical lines); and Case Street (stranded motorist).
•   Provided traffic control while a stuck tractor-trailer was recovered on Seymour Street Extension on Dec. 12.
•   Responded to a report that a woman had walked away from her companion’s vehicle while it was parked at Mac’s Store in East Middlebury on Dec. 12. Police said the woman was located at a friend’s residence in Brandon.
•   Assisted MUHS officials with an out-of-control student on Dec. 12.
•  Provided traffic control for a vehicle stuck in a snow bank on Case Street on Dec. 13.
•   Assisted Vermont State Police with a possible domestic assault on Route 116 in Bristol on Dec. 13.
•   Investigated a potential break-in at the Middlebury Animal Hospital on Washington Street Extension on Dec. 13. Police concluded the building had been entered and are continuing their probe of the incident.
•  Initiated an investigation at Porter Hospital concerning an extremely intoxicated patient who might have driven himself to the hospital on Dec. 14. Police said the patient was sick and vomiting and recorded a blood-alcohol level of 0.338 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08 percent.
•  Responded to a two-vehicle accident on Route 7 South on Dec. 14. Police said one of the drivers was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment of some minor injuries.
•  Were informed that someone had stolen a chainsaw from the back of a truck parked in The Centre shopping plaza off Court Street Extension on Dec. 14.
•  Responded to a trespassing complaint at a Maecliff Court residence on  Dec. 15. Police said they contacted the unwanted party and resolved the issue.

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