Bristol Police Log: Bristol market’s window broken
BRISTOL — On Sept. 9 Bristol police received a call reporting the sound of broken glass at Almost Home Market, at 28 North St. Police arrived to find that the front window of the business had been smashed. The investigation is ongoing.
Between Sept. 3 and 16, Bristol police completed 34 foot and car patrols at various locations, namely on Mountain Street, Main Street and surrounding areas, including near Bristol Elementary School, as well as in the eastern part of the police district.
Officers also completed 27 hours and 50 minutes of directed patrol, traffic enforcement and patrols of the police district and the town under a town contract.
During that same period, officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School six times, completed 22 fingerprint requests, verified two vehicle identification numbers and conducted seven business checks on Main Street and surrounding areas.
Bristol police assisted Vermont State Police on Sept. 8, 12, 16 and twice on the 14th. Local police secured an unsecured business on Sept. 4, 6, 12 an twice on the 16th.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
• On Sept. 3 responded to the report of a dog in a car that appeared to be in distress, met the owner upon arrival and determined the dog was OK.
• On Sept. 3 initiated an investigation into child exploitation material distributed through the Internet.
• On Sept. 4 monitored the intersection of Maple and West Pleasant streets for stop sign violations.
• On Sept. 4 responded to Champlain Farms and mediated a dispute between a patron and the store clerk over fuel.
• On Sept. 5 received a motor vehicle complaint.
• On Sept. 5 investigated a motor vehicle crash. A report is forthcoming.
• On Sept. 5 logged a property watch request for a local address.
• On Sept. 5 an officer completed hands-on training with an Axon (formerly Taser International) employee at the Bristol Police Department.
• On Sept. 5 responded to the report of a dogfight that had precipitated a citizen dispute at a local residence and resolved the situation with the assistance of the landlord.
• On Sept. 6 initiated a vandalism investigation.
• On Sept. 6 an officer attended domestic violence training at the Vermont Police Academy.
• On Sept. 6 received a request to issue a no-trespass notice for a local property.
• On Sept. 6 investigated a motor vehicle incident and issued a speeding ticket.
• On Sept. 7 initiated a truancy investigation.
• On Sept. 7 offered assistance to a social service agency.
• On Sept. 7, in the evening, assisted a motorist whose vehicle had mechanical issues.
• On Sept. 8 looked into a motor vehicle complaint.
• On Sept. 9 obtained information related to an active investigation and assisted another agency in recovering property related to that agency’s investigation.
• On Sept. 9 helped secure the football field concession stand.
• On Sept. 10 received a small drink cooler that had been found on Main Street. The owner may contact Bristol police at 453-2533 to retrieve it.
• On Sept. 10 assisted the Bristol Rescue Squad.
• On Sept. 10 completed a Notice Against Trespass for a local organization, to be served upon a person banned from that property.
• On Sept. 11 an officer completed Criminal Justice Information System training.
• On Sept. 11 assisted another county law enforcement agency with an active investigation by searching the contents of a cellphone.
• On Sept. 11 investigated the report of reckless driving at a West Street business.
• On Sept. 12 met with a juvenile regarding an ongoing incident.
• On Sept. 12 received a request for assistance in issuing a no-trespass notice.
• On Sept. 12 worked with faculty and staff of a local organization on violent-intruder-response practices.
• On Sept. 12 notified the key holder of a local business that their building was unsecured.
• On Sept. 13 assisted someone who had locked their keys in their vehicle.
• On Sept. 13 responded to a residential burglary alarm and determined en route that it was a false alarm.
• On Sept. 13 an officer completed a webinar training hosted by the National Criminal Justice Training Center.
• On Sept. 13 gave a presentation at Middlebury Union High School, in collaboration with Middlebury police and the Behavior and Restorative Justice Coordinator.
• On Sept. 13 responded to the report of an argument and found no action to be criminal.
• On Sept. 14 initiated an investigation into an incident reported by the Department for Children and Families.
• On Sept. 14 looked into a motor vehicle complaint.
• On Sept. 15, per a request, conducted a welfare check and determined the person of interest to be safe.
• On Sept. 15 assisted another agency in recovering property.
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