Middlebury Police Log: Boa on the loose in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a report of a missing pet snake in the Jackson Lane area on May 30. The snake is described as being a one-year-old Colombian red-tailed boa constrictor, approximately 5 feet long and 2 inches in diameter.
The snake was still at large as the Independent went to press.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
•  Investigated a report of some missing hikers on the Trail Around Middlebury off Seymour Street Extension on May 30. Police said the hikers ultimately returned to the parking lot.
•  Contacted two ATV drivers following a complaint they were operating on a Lower Foote Street property without the owners’ permission on May 30.
•  Served a no-trespass order on a man who allegedly knocked the hat off a Creek Road resident while he was mowing his lawn on May 30. Police said the complainant also alleged the same individual had verbally accosted her.
•  Turned over, to his wife, a drunken man found walking along Route 7 South on May 30.
•  Investigated an alleged assault on Route 7 South on May 31. Police continue to investigate the incident.
•  Helped the Addison County Sheriff’s Department search for a vehicle that had fled from a deputy who had tried to make a traffic stop on Exchange Street on May 31.
•  Were informed that a book bag containing personal items was stolen from the Middlebury College campus on May 31.
•  Received a report that an Addison County Home Health & Hospice worker had been “verbally accosted” by a neighbor while doing a home visit at a Cross Street residence on May 31.
•  Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS on a medical call on Seminary Street on May 31.
•  Responded to a noise complaint at a Seminary Street residence on May 31.
•  Visited Porter Medical Center on June 1 on a report of a patient who was allegedly intoxicated and not fit to drive. Another party picked up the patient, according to police.
•  Assisted the sheriff’s department with traffic control for an oversize load traveling through Court Square on June 1.
•  Responded to two reports of cows walking on Route 7 North on June 2.
•  Ticketed a driver for not having a valid operator’s license on Seymour Street, following a tip on June 2.
•  Responded to Mary Hogan Elementary School on a report of an upset parent on June 2.
•  Conducted a welfare check on June 3 at a Munson Road home at the request of the Vermont Department for Children & Families (DCF).
•  Responded to a report of a child allegedly threatening another child with a knife in the Jackson Lane area on June 3. Police have notified DCF about the incident.
•  Received a report about a local runaway juvenile on June 3. Police said the youth was ultimately located at the parents’ home.
•  Responded to a report of two children missing from the Old Chapel Road area on June 4. Police said someone located the children prior to their arrival.
•  Were informed of the alleged theft of some jewelry from an East Main Street home on June 4. Police continue to investigate the matter.
•  Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a mental health patient on Court Street on June 5.
•  Responded to a reported verbal dispute between some friends at a Blake Roy Road home on June 5. Police said the parties had left prior to their arrival.
•  Responded to a neighbor dispute at a Court Street residence on June 5.
•  Investigated a motorcycle crash, with injuries, on Cady Road on June 5. Police said the motorcycle driver was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
•  Received a report about an unconscious woman in need of assistance at the intersection of Cross and Water streets on June 5. Police said they found the woman was battling mental health problems.

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