Middlebury Police Log: Police escort a drunken man out of bar
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to Two Brothers Tavern on Jan. 17 on a report of a drunken man who had refused to leave the business at around midnight.
Police took the man to detox at the Grace House in Rutland, but ultimately had to take him to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility after he refused to cooperate with Grace House employees.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with an emergency call at the intersection of Case and East Main streets on Jan. 14.
• Investigated two motor vehicle accidents on Jan. 14. One of the accidents was on Washington Street, the other was at the intersection of Case and East Main streets.
• Assisted a homeless person who needed a place to stay the night on Jan. 15.
• Were informed of the theft of some gas from the Maplefields on North Pleasant Street on Jan. 15.
• Received a report on Jan. 15 about a man who had allegedly been experiencing some mental health problems and has reportedly voiced a desire to commit “suicide by cop.” Police said the man chose not to speak with them about his issues.
• Were informed on Jan. 15 of the theft of a license plate from a local woman’s vehicle.
• Responded to a report of a client walking away from the Elderly Services building off Exchange Street on Jan. 15. Police said agency staff quickly found the client.
• Were informed of three truant students from Middlebury Union High School on Jan. 16.
• Helped the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations execute a search warrant at a Route 125 home on Jan. 17.
• Responded to a report of a drunken man trying unsuccessfully to get into a vehicle that was stopped for a red light on Court Street Extension on Jan. 18. Police found the man and took him to his home.
• Responded to a report of a verbal dispute between a driver and the owner of the Creek Road Car Wash on Jan. 18.
• Helped a driver whose vehicle had broken down on South Munger Street on Jan. 19.
• Investigated a report of a guitar-playing man who was inappropriately dressed for the outdoor weather on Court Street on Jan. 19. Police couldn’t find the man.
• Ticketed vehicles that were in violation of the town’s winter parking ban on College Street on Jan. 19.
• Warned a Lower Plains Road resident about the illegality of unauthorized bonfires on Jan. 19.
• Arrested Matthew Ceda, 26, of Middlebury on an outstanding warrant, and Addison County Sheriff’s Department officials took him to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility on Jan. 20.
• Assisted a driver whose vehicle was stuck in the snow on Park Street on Jan. 20.
• Searched unsuccessfully for a man who was allegedly seen driving a pickup truck while drinking a beer in Court Square on Jan. 20.
• Assisted Middlebury College Public Safety with an uncooperative former student at Atwater Commons on Jan. 21. Police issued the man a no-trespass order and gave him a ride to a local hotel.
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