Middlebury Police Log: Man drove off road, spend night in car

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police investigated a missing person report in the Forrest Lane area on Jan. 26. Police received a call from a woman who said her husband had been missing since the previous night.
Authorities located the man in a vehicle on the emergency access road east of the Residences at Otter Creek retirement community. Police said the man had traveled off the road and had spent the night outside in that area.
Middlebury Regional EMS took the man to Porter Hospital for treatment, police said.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
•  Responded to an accident, with injuries, on Main Street on Jan. 26.
•  Received a call on Jan. 26 from a parent in the Seminary Street area concerned that her child might have overdosed on prescription pills. Police said the youth was taken to Porter Hospital to meet with Counseling Service of Addison County staff.
•  Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with an intoxicated woman with an injured ankle on Weybridge Road on Jan. 27. Rescue officials took the woman to Porter Hospital.
•  Were informed of the theft of two backpacks from Middlebury College campus on Jan. 27.
•  Received a report of a kindergartener being absent without permission from Mary Hogan Elementary School on Jan. 28.
•  Received a call on Jan. 28 from a local parent who expressed concerns about sexual images that her daughter had allegedly been sending and receiving electronically.
•  Responded to a bad check report at a Seymour Street location on Jan. 28.
•  Investigated a report of a domestic dispute at a Piper Road residence on Jan. 28.
•  Responded to a noise complaint at a Court Street residence on Jan. 28.
•  Responded to a report of an 8-year-old child running away from a parent and into the woods off Mary Hogan Drive on Jan. 29. Police located the child and returned her to her mother.
•  Were informed of a missing child from the Route 7 South area on Jan. 29. Authorities said the child was located by its parents prior to the police officers’ arrival.
•  Cited Jerry L. Hoffman, 22, of Middlebury for unlawful mischief at the Champlain Farms store on Court Street on Jan. 30.
•  Returned a drunken Middlebury College student to college public safety officials on Jan. 30.
•  Investigated a report of two truant students from Mary Hogan Elementary School on Jan. 30.
•  Received a report of a horse in the middle of Munger Street on Jan. 30.
•  Were informed of the theft of a backpack, a computer and an iPad from Middlebury College campus on Jan. 30.
•  Responded to a report of a possibly intoxicated man stumbling along Route 7 South at around 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 30. Police said a family member came and picked up the man.
•  Were informed that someone had broken a car window while it was parked off Burnham Drive on Jan. 30. Authorities suspect the window had been struck by a BB pellet.
•  Launched an investigation into an alleged shoplifting incident involving several juvenile girls at Kinney Drugs on Court Street on Jan. 31.
•  Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS in caring for a 46-year-old man who had allegedly taken an overdose of his prescription medication on Jan. 31.
•  Gave a ride home to a man who had driven his vehicle off the road during inclement weather on Jan. 31.
•  Received a report about two dogs that had been left unattended inside a vehicle parked off Main Street during sub-zero temperatures on Jan. 31.
•  Responded to a report of a man walking in the middle of South Street at around 11 p.m. on Jan. 31. Police said the man was leaving a party and was upset. The man stayed off the roadway and returned to the party, according to police.
•  Checked the welfare of a woman at a Rogers Road residence on Feb. 1. Police said the woman was located at a friend’s house in Addison.
•  Investigated a report that two windows at a Court Street home had been damaged by a BB gun on Feb. 1.
•  Issued court diversion paperwork to a man found to be in possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on College Street on Feb. 1.
•  Received, through the Addison County Humane Society, a report of an “angry dog owner” in the Boardman Street area on Feb. 1.

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