Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for possession of stolen property
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Nicholas Farrar, 35, of Middlebury for possession of stolen property, following an investigation on May 21.
Police said the investigation began when the parent of a Middlebury College student said she believed she had found a bicycle for sale on Craigslist that her daughter had previously reported stolen. Police said the young woman’s bike was recovered from a Middle Road North location.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Investigated an alleged bullying issue involving some juveniles in the Jackson Lane neighborhood on May 19.
• Cited Arnav Adhikar, 21, of Middlebury for unlawful mischief, after he allegedly damaged another man’s car with a rock on Hillcrest Road on May 19.
• Received a report on May 19 about an alleged domestic assault at an East Main Street residence. Police continue to investigate the case.
• Heard from a local resident on May 19 who alleged that some computer-generated checks on his bank account had been cashed in Virginia.
• Received a report on May 19 from a Cross Street resident who said he had locked his bathroom door and needed to get in to use it. An officer helped the man unlock the bathroom door.
• Investigated a report of a “highly agitated” student at Middlebury Union High School on May 20. Police said the School Resource Officer helped resolve the issue.
• Ticketed a minor for being in possession of tobacco on the MUHS campus on May 20.
• Moved along a homeless person who was found sleeping in the bandstand on the town green on May 20.
• Assisted Vergennes police with a drunk driving stop and vehicle search on Cross Street on May 21.
• Responded to the report of an unruly man who was being taken to Porter Hospital by Middlebury Regional EMS on May 21.
• Were informed of the theft of some insulin from a Valley View Road home on May 21.
• Responded to a truancy complaint at Mary Hogan Elementary School on May 21.
• Responded to a verbal domestic dispute at a Valley View Road residence on May 22.
• Attempted to locate a suspected drunken driver on Route 7 South on May 22.
• Helped defuse a verbal dispute involving some South Pleasant Street neighbors on May 22.
• Received a report about a missing person from Porter Hospital on May 22. Police said hospital staff located the person.
• Resolved an issue at MUHS involving an out-of-control student who had been refusing to comply with school administrators’ requests on May 22.
• Stopped an impaired driver from leaving the College Street area on May 22.
• Warned the hosts of a loud graduation party to keep the noise down on May 23.
• Responded to a noise disturbance on Seymour Street Extension on May 23.
• Received a report of a bicyclist being bitten by a dog on South Main Street on May 23.
• Responded to a complaint about barking dogs on May 23.
• Investigated a report of vandalism (graffiti) to the Edgewater Gallery on Mill Street on May 23.
• Responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries on Route 7 South, near Middlebury Beef Supply, on May 23. Police said a female passenger in one of the vehicles was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment of possible internal injuries.
• Followed up on a report about some potentially intoxicated people running away from Middlebury College Public Safety officials on South Main Street on May 23.
• Warned a Middlebury College student who was carrying an open container of alcohol on Storrs Avenue on May 23.
• Helped locate a local woman in Cornwall on May 24.
• Issued a warning for violation of the town’s burning ordinance off Court Street on May 24.
• Investigated a report of a woman crying for help in the Cross Street area on May 24. Police found no one in distress in the area.
• Helped break up a family argument at a Court Street residence on May 24.
• Received a report that someone had vandalized a U.S. flag at a North Pleasant Street address on May 24. Police said someone had painted a “black anarchy” symbol on the flag.
• Received a report on May 24 that two American flags had been stolen from the lawn of a residence.
• Received a report about litter being found on the municipal gym floor on May 25.
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