Middlebury Police Log: Police look into sexual assault complaint
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a complaint of a sexual assault stemming from an alleged incident at a South Pleasant Street residence on Dec. 27. Local police referred the case to the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Investigated a death at a Route 7 North residence on Dec. 25. Police said April Duclos, 43, had died from natural causes.
• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS with a woman on Water Street who had expressed a desire to harm herself on Dec. 26.
• Received a report about a man walking erratically down the middle of Elm Street on Dec. 27. Police said they were unable to find the man.
• Heard from a man who alleged he had been struck by a vehicle in The Centre shopping plaza parking lot on Dec. 27.
• Responded to a report of a “suspicious” man at the Middlebury town office building at 77 Main St. on Dec. 27. Police determined the man was dealing with some mental health issues.
• Enforced the town’s winter parking ban ordinance on Weybridge Street on Dec. 28.
• Served a restraining order on a person at the Residence at Otter Creek on Dec. 28.
• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS with a drunken man who had fallen on Washington Street on Dec. 29.
• Investigated a report of a vehicle allegedly doing “doughnuts” behind the Hannaford Supermarket at The Centre shopping plaza on Dec. 29.
• Were informed of the theft of a package from the doorstep of a North Pleasant Street residence on Dec. 29.
• Served a no-trespass order on a local man on Quarry Road on Dec. 30.
• Returned a lost wallet to its owner on Dec. 30.
• Responded to a report of a suicidal woman at a Water Street residence on Dec. 31. Middlebury Regional EMS took the woman to Porter Hospital for counseling.
• Responded to a report of a drunken youth in the Stonegate Drive area on Dec. 31. Middlebury Regional EMS took the youth to Porter Hospital.
• Assisted a South Village Green resident who was having some mental health issues on Dec. 31.
• Released, into the care of a family member, a drunken woman who had allegedly been uncooperative at Two Brothers Tavern on Main Street on Dec. 31.
• Helped Porter Hospital staff with what authorities called a “disruptive” man on Dec. 31.
• Responded to a family fight at a Case Street resident on Dec. 31. Police said one of those involved in the dispute was taken to Porter Hospital for a mental health evaluation.
• Helped a Mead Lane homeowner with a broken water pipe on Dec. 31.
• Enforced the town’s winter parking ban ordinance on Mill Street on Dec. 31.
• Turned over, to Rutland Rescue Squad members, a man whom police found walking on Route 7 outside of Rutland on Jan. 1. The police officer in question was returning to Middlebury after having dropped off an incapacitated man at the Grace House detox center in Rutland.
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