Middlebury Police Log: Authorities investigate money missing from VFW
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police were informed of the theft of an unspecified amount of money from the Middlebury Veterans of Foreign Wars headquarters on Exchange Street on Aug. 13.
Investigation is ongoing.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Attempted to locate a woman who reportedly had been in distress in the Court Street Extension area on Aug. 10.
• Served a temporary restraining order on a woman in the Forest Ridge Drive area on Aug. 10.
• Investigated the suspected theft of copper from an old barn off South Street Extension on Aug. 10.
• Took an out-of-control juvenile to Porter Medical Center to meet with Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) officials on Aug. 10.
• Assisted a Frog Hollow business owner on Aug. 10 who reported his credit card processing unit had been compromised.
• Investigated a burglary at a Skyline Lane home on Aug. 12 during which the culprit(s) cut some copper wires from the abode.
• Investigated an illegal dumping complaint off Route 7 South on Aug. 12.
• Turned over, to a sober person, a drunken man found in the Main Street area on Aug. 12.
• Assisted a Washington Street resident who had complained about noise coming from a nearby tractor-trailer unit on Aug. 12. Police said the driver agreed to shut off the engine.
• Turned over a found wallet to its owner on Court Street on Aug. 13.
• Responded to a theft complaint at a Delancey Lane residence on Aug. 13.
• Received a report on Aug. 14 that an unspecified amount of cash had been stolen from a Schoolhouse Hill Road home.
• Returned a lost cell phone to a Cornwall resident on Aug. 14 after Middlebury College Public Safety identified its owner.
• Were informed that someone had allegedly stolen a Women, Infants and Children supply package from a John Graham Court residence on Aug. 14.
• Took a woman into custody on High Street on Aug. 14 on behalf of CSAC. Police said the woman had been experiencing a mental health crisis, according to CSAC officials.
• Took a drunken man to Rutland for detox services on Aug. 14 at the request of Middlebury College officials.
• Were informed of a possible theft on a Vermont Translines bus while it was parked on Merchants Row on Aug. 15.
• Responded to a noise complaint at a Court Street apartment building on Aug. 15. Police said the people making the noise agreed to quiet down.
• Received a report on Aug. 15 about a “possible” sexual assault that had occurred in town. Police said they are investigating the allegation.
• Were informed of a hit-and-run accident involving two vehicles at the Gulf Station on Court Street on Aug. 15. Police contacted the owner of the vehicle who left the scene, and that person alleged he had not been at the wheel at the time.
• Assisted Brandon police in trying to find a driver suspected to have fled to the Leno Lane area on Aug. 16.
• Assisted a South Pleasant Street resident who was having mental health issues on Aug. 16.
• Removed a woman who had been sitting in the middle of Rogers Road and took her to her home on Aug. 16.
• Investigated a shoplifting complaint at the Hannaford Supermarket on Court Street Extension on Aug. 16.
• Cited Jacob Bourgeois, 19, of Cornwall for driving under the influence, following a traffic stop on Carlstrom Road on Aug. 16. Police said they measured Bourgeois’ blood-alcohol content at 0.135 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08. A police representative could not explain by press time why a Middlebury officer made the stop on a Bristol road.
• Assisted Bristol police in finding a 16-year-old who had left a Bristol home on Aug. 16. The investigation culminated at a home on Drew Lane in Middlebury, according to police.
• Served a no-trespass notice on Aug. 17 on a person not wanted at a White Pine Lane residence.
• Responded to a domestic disturbance at an East Main Street residence on Aug. 17.
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