Middlebury Police Log: Police search for ladders

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police were informed on June 19 of the theft of two orange extension ladders from two separate Case Street residences sometime within the past two weeks.Anyone with any information is asked to call Officer Kevin Emilio at 802-388-3191.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
•   Responded on June 15 to the Inn on the Green for a report that one of the escaped convicts from New York was allegedly staying there. Police determined the convict was not staying at the hotel.
•   Responded to Elderly Services Inc. on Exchange Street on June 15 to investigate a harassment allegation. Police said parties involved in the case were separated without incident.
•   Drove a homeless woman to the Blue Spruce Motel on June 15.
•   Responded to a barking dog complaint on Woodland Park on June 15.
•   Investigated the untimely death of Richard Eckin, 53, of Middlebury at a Piper Road home on June 15. Police said no foul play was involved.
•   Worked with the Department of Children and Families on a suspected child abuse investigation on June 15.
•  Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a patient who had taken too much medication on June 16.
•   Assisted a Valley View resident who needed help getting an intoxicated family member to calm down and go to sleep on June 16.
•   Helped the Vermont Department Probation and Parole and the Department of Children and Families in locating a person suspected to have been in violation of their conditions or release on June 16.
•   Ticketed a juvenile for being a minor in possession of tobacco in the Butternut Ridge Drive area on June 16.
•   Helped Porter Hospital staff with a patient who had allegedly been causing trouble for staff members on June 16.
•   Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a patient who had taken medication mixed with alcohol in the Lower Foote Street area on June 16.
•   Warned some skateboarders to stay out of the roadway following a complaint received from the Court Street area on June 16.
•  Issued court diversion paperwork to a youth for being a minor in possession of alcohol at the intersection of Cross and Pleasant streets on Jun 17.
•  Took, to a local hotel, an intoxicated woman who had allegedly intended to drive from the Twin Circles area on June 17.
•  Helped resolve a Craigslist-related dispute between a Middlebury woman and a South Burlington man on June 17.
•  Investigated a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in Court Square, at the intersection of South Pleasant Street, on June 18. Police indicated the pedestrian suffered non-life threatening injuries.
•  Were informed of the larceny of some cash from a Hepburn Road location on June 18.
•  Issued court diversion paperwork to a youth for being a minor in possession of alcohol in the High Street area on June 18.
•  Received another report of a sighting of one of the New York prison escapees, this time allegedly riding a bike in the McDonald’s Restaurant parking lot on June 19. Police located the man on Route 7 South, and he was not one of the prison escapees.
•  Heard from a local woman on June 19 who reported nine of her checks had been stolen and cashed fraudulently.
•  Investigated two vandalism complaints at a Seymour Street Extension property on June 19.
•  Interviewed the victim of a suspected Craigslist scam on June 19. Police said the man had received a check from the bank account of a deceased person.
•  Investigated a reported family fight involving a mother and son on Court Street on June 20. Police said the fight was not physical and the pair were separated for the night.
•  Investigated a shoplifting complaint at Hannaford’s Supermarket on June 20. Police said someone attempted to steal a basket of groceries from the store and fled the scene in an older model Chevy Blazer. Authorities were able to retrieve the groceries.
•  Assisted caregivers in convincing a person with mental health issues to leave a vehicle parked off Birchard Park on June 20.
•  Received a false report about a sighting of one of the two escaped prisoners from New York walking on Morgan Horse Farm Road on June 20.
•  Assisted Frog Alley Tattoo on Main Street in obtaining a no-trespass order on a man who had allegedly threatened store employees on June 20.
•  Found a sober friend to take care of a drunken man who was seen on College Street on June 20.
•  On June 21 asked the owner of a barking dog on Methodist Lane to take in his pet.
•  Heard from a local resident who on June 22 said her bike had been stolen from the Park Street area sometime between May 24 and June 22.
•  Responded to a report of illegal dumping at the United Methodist Church property off Church Street in East Middlebury on June 22.
•  Responded to a report of a woman violating a trespass order at McDonald’s Restaurant on June 22.

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