UPDATED Middlebury Police Log: Police respond to unresponsive man, who was pronounced dead at the scene
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to report of unresponsive man at an Elm Street residence on Jan. 12.
Keith N. Brown, 51, of Bristol, N.H., was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office requested the body undergo an autopsy, police said.
Middlebury authorities said they do not suspect foul play in the case, but the investigation continues.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Received a report of a local girl being contacted via computer by an out-of-state man on Jan. 11. Police said Det. Lt. Ruth Whitney of the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations contacted the man and warned him to stop contacting the girl.
• Responded to a dispute between some South Village Green neighbors on Jan. 11.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a suicidal woman in the Water Street area on Jan. 11.
• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS with a patient who had overdosed on Jan. 11.
• Served a no-trespass order on an Ilsley Library patron who was allegedly smoking cigarettes and marijuana on library property on Jan. 11. Police said the woman in question had been asked several times by library staff not to engage in such behavior.
• Escorted two truant students back to the Middlebury Union High School campus on Jan. 11.
• Took into protective custody a drunken man seen stumbling across Seymour Street on Jan. 12. Police said the man was admitted to Porter Hospital.
• Served a temporary restraining order on a woman at the South Village Green apartments on Jan. 12.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a man believed to be having a heart attack on Jan. 12. Police said the man refused treatment.
• Responded to a reported verbal dispute between some Valley View Road residents on Jan. 13.
• Cited Bradley M. Fleming, 35, for driving with a suspended license, following an accident in The Centre parking lot on Jan. 13.
• Received a report on Jan. 13 from Vermont Department for Children and Families officials about an adult suspected of supplying drugs to a minor. Police continue to investigate the matter.
• Were informed on Jan. 13 that a female student at MUHS had received some indecent, electronic images from a man, believed to reside out of state. Police continue to investigate the matter.
• Responded to a reported dispute between some South Village Green neighbors on Jan. 14.
• Issued Court Diversion paperwork to a minor who allegedly used a fake ID in an attempt to buy alcohol at a Court Street Extension business on Jan. 14.
• Assisted a Seymour Street resident who was having trouble getting a juvenile to leave the home on Jan. 14. The juvenile eventually left with a family member, police said.
• Received a report about an alleged truant student from MUHS on Jan. 14.
• Met on Jan. 14 with a West Salisbury Road parent who had been concerned about her daughter’s receipt of an unwanted package.
• Received a report about a juvenile causing problems within the covered Pulp Mill Bridge on Seymour Street on Jan. 15.
• Were informed of some juveniles allegedly trespassing in the car wash on Creek Road on Jan. 15. Police said they found no trespassers.
• Were informed on Jan. 15 that a vehicle had been vandalized while parked off Exchange Street on Jan. 15.
• Launched an investigation into a possible sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on Jan. 15. Police said they received the report through MUHS.
• Received a report on Jan. 15 of someone in a car “possibly” abducting children in the Jackson Lane area. Police said they found no evidence of any abductions.
• Were informed that a window had been broken at the Addison Central Teens center at the municipal building on Jan. 15.
• Responded to a reported fight in progress on South Main Street on Jan. 15. Police said they found no one at the location where the fight was supposed to have occurred, but found two men a short distance away. Police said one of those men had facial injuries and confirmed being struck by another man, but he refused to provide more information.
• Assisted Porter Hospital officials in dealing with a patient who was refusing to leave on Jan. 15.
• Responded to a noise complaint at a Shannon Street residence that was hosting a college party on Jan. 16.
• Investigated the alleged theft of a pack of cigarettes from outside the Charter House homeless shelter on North Pleasant Street on Jan. 16.
• Served a temporary restraining order on Jan. 16 on a person who was not wanted at a Court Street location.
• Attempted to stop a vehicle clocked traveling faster than 88 mph southbound on Case Street into East Middlebury on Jan. 16. The vehicle was last seen heading toward Ripton on Route 125, according to police.
• Responded to a noise complaint in the Court Street area on Jan. 17.
• Assisted a motorist who had traveled off of Route 7 on Jan. 17.
• Warned some pedestrians for violating the town’s open container ordinance on Shannon and Short Shannon streets on Jan. 17.
• Investigated an unlawful mischief complaint in the Main Street area on Jan. 18. Police said someone slashed a tire on a vehicle belonging to an employee of the TurningPoint Center of Addison County.
• Responded to an unlawful mischief complaint in the Maple Street area on Jan. 19. Police said someone slashed one of the tires on a truck parked overnight in the Marble Works shopping complex.