Middlebury police log: Police investigate report of human bone being found
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a report of a possible human bone found along a stretch of the Middlebury River off Three Mile Bridge Road on June 27. Police said the Vermont Chief Medical Examiner inspected the bone and determined it was not of human origin.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a possible overdose patient in the North Pleasant Street area on July 4.
• Returned a 10-year-old daughter to her family after she had run away to Otter View Park on July 3.
• Investigated a report of a man allegedly confronting pedestrians and cyclists on Creek Road on July 3.
• Received a report that two vehicles had been egged while parked off Mead Lane on July 3.
• Issued court diversion paperwork to three intoxicated youths who had attempted to flee from Middlebury College Public Safety on July 3.
• Assisted Middlebury College Public Safety with reports of people allegedly stealing flags from the campus on July 3.
• Cited a local juvenile for negligent operation of a motor vehicle after an incident at the intersection of Munson Road and Case Street on July 3.
• Investigated a report of a stranger sleeping on a Court Street resident’s back porch on July 2. The stranger had left before police arrived.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with an aggressive patient on Upper Plains Road in Salisbury on July 2.
• Assisted a local man who alleged on July 2 that he had been receiving death threats from out of state.
• Were informed of the theft of a kayak and a hammock from a Wissler Lane residence on July 2.
• Helped Porter Hospital ER staff with an unruly patient on July 2. Police said the patient calmed down and promised to cooperate with hospital staff.
• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS with a patient believed to be at risk of harming herself on July 1.
• Responded to a family argument at a Seymour Street home on June 30.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a drunken patient having a seizure in the Seminary Street area on June 30.
• Received some prescription medication found by a woman walking on South Street on June 30.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a drunken woman in the Court Street Extension area on June 30.
• Were informed about an unruly customer at Rite Aid Pharmacy on Court Street Extension on June 30. Police said the man left prior to their arrival.
• Were informed of the theft of a cedar chicken coop from a Juniper Lane residence on June 30.
• Stood by during a child custody exchange on Mary Hogan Drive on June 30.
• Were informed of the theft of a power inverter from a Route 7 south property on June 30.
• Responded to a dispute between some Quarry Road neighbors on June 30.
• Responded to a car-bus collision on Storrs Avenue on June 30. Police said there were no injuries and only minor damage to the vehicles.
• Were informed of the theft of a wallet and a bike from Middlebury College campus on June 30.
• Assisted Porter Hospital officials with a patient who had walked away from Emergency Department on June 30.
• Responded to a reported dispute between some Skyline Lane neighbors on June 29.
• Were informed of some suspected gunshots in the North Forty Lane area on June 29. Authorities were unable to determine from where the shots had originated.
• Responded to a dispute between some Sugarwood Court neighbors on June 29.
• Found a drunken man at the Merchants Row bus stop on June 29. The man was taken to Porter Hospital due to his level of intoxication, according to police.
• Responded to a trespassing complaint at a Creek Road residence on June 28.
• Were informed of the theft of an unspecified amount of money from Middlebury College campus on June 28.
• Assisted the Counseling Service of Addison County with an assaultive patient in the Birchard Park area on June 28.
• Responded to the Vermont Department for Children & Families on a report of a potentially “dangerous” parent expected at the South Village Green offices on June 28.
• Responded to a family dispute at a Valley View Drive residence on June 27.
• Arrested Melissa A. Sheret, 27, of Middlebury, as a fugitive from justice, as she was wanted in New Hampshire for the felony issuance of bad checks, according to police.
• Investigated multiple reports of a vehicle traveling at speeds of more than 100 miles per hour on Case Street on June 27. Police located the vehicle, but have yet to identify the driver.
• Seized marijuana and related paraphernalia from a Washington Street residence on June 27. Police said they ticketed the owner of the material.
• Responded to a report of an out-of-control youth at the Addison County Courthouse on June 27.
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