Middlebury Police Log: Man cited after driving off a road
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Matthew Ceda, 26, of Middlebury for driving while intoxicated on Valley View Drive, after an officer allegedly saw him drive off Seminary Street Extension three times on April 17.
Police said Ceda refused to submit to a breath test.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a report of some disgruntled customers at the AT&T Store in The Centre shopping plaza on April 16.
• Conducted traffic control on Case Street after high winds downed power lines on April 16.
• Advised Green Mountain Power and state road crews that a tree had fallen across Case Street on April 16.
• Investigated a domestic disturbance at a Valley View home on April 16.
• Served a no-trespass order on April 16 on a person not wanted at a North Pleasant Street home.
• Responded to a noise complaint at a South Pleasant Street residence on April 17.
• Responded to a report of a dog being attacked by other dogs near the intersection of Case Street and Mead Lane on April 17.
• Helped a man who had received a threatening text message on April 17.
• Investigated a person being bitten by a dog off Route 125 on April 17.
• Ticketed a man found to be in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop on Court Street on April 18.
• Investigated an attempted break-in at the Middlebury Antiques Center on Route 7 South on April 18. Police said someone tried to break into the business through the front door.
• Returned, to its owner, a credit card that had been found on Court Street on April 19.
• Helped a local man on April 19 who reported receiving harassing test messages.
• Assisted state police with an ongoing domestic dispute in Bridport on April 20.
• Attempted to serve a court order on a woman at a Weybridge Street residence on April 20.
• Conducted a death investigation at a Lower Foote Street home on April 20. Police identified the deceased as Diane May Degray, 56, of Middlebury, who had died in her home of natural causes.
• Responded to a report that someone had overdosed on drugs at a Court Street residence on April 21.
• Tended to a report of a barking dog in the East Main Street area on April 21.
• Told the host of a loud party on South Main Street to keep the noise down on April 21.
• Were informed someone had stolen a purse from a shopper’s cart at Shaw’s Supermarket on April 21.
• Seized marijuana paraphernalia from a vehicle parked at Porter Hospital on April 22.
• Helped Vergennes police with a combative drunken driving suspect at Porter Hospital on April 22.
• Investigated a report of a man who showed up for treatment at the Porter Hospital emergency room on April 22 looking “heavily assaulted.” Police said the man refused to identify who assaulted him nor divulge where the assault had occurred. The case is closed pending cooperation of the victim, according to police.
• Received a report on April 22 that someone had stolen a Woodbridge Lane resident’s federal tax return check.
• Assisted a man who was having a mental health crisis in the Route 7 North area on April 22.
• Responded to a report of some drunken partiers behaving poorly in the Seymour Street Extension area on April 22. Police said some of the revelers allegedly went into the street and grabbed a car door while it was passing by. Police located the host of the party and ordered him to clean up some trash that attendees had left on their way out.
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