Middlebury Police Log: Authorities investigate sexual assault report
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on April 27 received a report about an alleged sexual assault in the Court Street Extension area. The matter remains under investigation, police said.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Conducted welfare checks, with the assistance of the Bristol Police Department, on two area juveniles after a Facebook photo involving firearms was sent to a stranger in Vergennes on April 27. Police said both individuals were OK and it was determined to have been a hoax.
• Assisted the Counseling Service of Addison County with an out-of-control juvenile who was in need of services on Valley View Road on April 27. The juvenile was taken to Porter Hospital to receive services, police said.
• Ticketed two juveniles for being minors in possession of tobacco on Main Street and Court Street on April 27.
• Assisted the Vermont Department for Children and Families with a report of an allegedly abusive parent in the South Village Green apartment complex on April 27.
• Investigated a noise complaint on Court Street on April 28.
• Responded to an accident, with injuries, on Route 7 South on April 28.
• Received a report about a suicidal man who had cut his wrist in the South Pleasant Street area on April 28. Middlebury Regional EMS took the man to Porter Hospital.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with an overdose incident in the Cedar Court area on April 28.
• Collected and disposed of a used syringe that the Middlebury Fire Department had found on Mill Street on April 29.
• Responded to a reported family fight at a Valley View Road home on April 29.
• Assisted a parent with an out-of-control juvenile at a Valley View Road home on April 29.
• Received a report about some people suspected of smoking marijuana at a South Village Green apartment on April 30. Police said the apartment tenant admitted to having smoked marijuana. The tenant added he had smoked the entire small quantity that had been in his possession, according to police.
• Uncovered eight marijuana plants that had reportedly been tended by someone camping on the Agri-Mark property off Exchange Street on April 30. Police seized the plants and continue to investigate the matter.
• Resolved a complaint about a Middlebury Union High School student allegedly being abusive toward a teacher on April 30.
• Were informed of an overzealous door-to-door salesman in the Seminary Street Extension area on April 30. Police said they were unable to locate the man.
• Assisted Probation & Parole in attempting to locate a person in the Munson Road area on April 30.
• Were informed of the theft of some golf clubs from a vehicle parked off Seymour Street on April 30.
• Responded to a report of a non-compliant student at MUHS on April 30.
• Assisted Probation & Parole officials in their attempt to find a wanted man on May 1. Authorities could not find the man.
• Observed, while on patrol, two naked women doing cartwheels in the town parking lot off Bakery Lane at around 2 a.m. on May 1. Police said the women were part of a group that was subsequently warned about possessing open alcohol containers on town property.
• Responded to a verbal dispute amongst some drunken family members at a Seminary Street home on May 1.
• Investigated a reported domestic dispute on Buttolph Drive on May 2.
• Seized a shotgun from a man who had allegedly been firing the weapon into the woods off Seminary Street Extension on May 2. Police said they seized the gun because some of its serial numbers had been obliterated.
• Asked a South Main Street resident to turn down some loud music after receiving complaints from a neighbor on May 2.
• Responded to a complaint about loud music and people urinating outdoors at a college party off Seymour Street Extension on May 2.
• Issued court diversion paperwork for underage consumption to a woman found in St. Mary’s Cemetery off Ridgeline Road on May 2. Police said a man who was with the woman ran off.
• Assisted with a medical call in the Merchants Row area on May 2.
• Investigated an illegal fire at a Seymour Street location on May 3. Police said the property owner extinguished the fire.
• Checked on the welfare of a homeless person on Court Street Extension on May 3.
• Were informed of the theft of two bicycles from a residential garage on South Street on May 3.
• Served court diversion paperwork on a “heavily intoxicated” youth determined to be a minor in possession of alcohol on College Street on May 3.
• Warned the hosts of a loud college party off Cross Street to quiet things down on May 3.
• Warned two youths for carrying open containers of alcohol on Main Street on May 3. Police said one of the youths was also given court diversion paperwork for being a minor in possession of alcohol.
• Warned a woman for violating the town’s open container ordinance on May 3.
• Stopped an impaired man from driving on Cross Street on May 3.
• Warned a man for an open container violation on Cross Street on May 3.
• Turned over to Brandon police a possible death investigation based on a report from Porter Hospital on May 4.
• Assisted Vermont State Police with the search of a vehicle stopped on Route 7 South on May 4.
• Responded to a noise complaint in the Buttolph Drive area on May 4.
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