Middlebury Police Log: Police look into report of syrup vandalism

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a report of someone allegedly putting gasoline into a barrel of finished maple syrup at a Delancey Lane location on April 2. The incident remains under investigation.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
•Joined multiple police agencies that investigated a report on April 1 of an armed, possibly suicidal Middlebury man threatening another person. As previously reported by the Independent, Travis Tester, 30, led authorities after midnight on a car chase from Middlebury to Brandon, where he crashed his vehicle into a tree and took his own life with gun.
•Took a local juvenile to Porter Hospital to meet with a crisis counselor on April 2 due to a threat the child had allegedly made at home.
•Received a report about a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident on Hillcrest Road on April 2.
•Searched for a juvenile reported missing in the Lower Foote Street area on April 2.
•Issued a juvenile citation to a local minor who had allegedly threatened a family member on April 2.
•Assisted the Vermont Department for Children & Families with a child custody issue at a Route 7 South location on April 2.
•Helped Middlebury Regional EMS officials on April 3 with a patient believed to be suicidal.
•Checked on the welfare of a person in the Stonegate Drive community who had hinted at self-harm through social media on April 3.
•Conducted a welfare check on a woman who appeared to be having a mental health episode in the Cedar Court area on April 3.
•Served a no-trespass order on a local man in the Fisher Road neighborhood on April 3.
•Ticketed a minor for being in possession of a nicotine device on Middlebury Union High School property on April 3.
•Responded to a report of a drunken man refusing to leave Two Brothers Tavern on April 4. Police said the man had left upon their arrival.
•Arrested Arlyn Sunderland, 45, of Shoreham on an outstanding warrant, on Seymour Street on April 4.
•Mediated an argument between a parent and child in the Court Street Extension area on April 4.
•Were informed of the alleged theft of a jacket and medication from a Jayne Court residence on April 4.
•Arrested Dana Drown, 46, of Middlebury on an outstanding warrant, in the Seymour Street area on April 4.
•Assisted a person who was having mental health problems on Merchants Row on April 5.
•Spoke with an “aggressive” driver who had allegedly been following another driver on Route 7 South on April 5.
•Warned some participants in the recent climate action walk to adhere to the rules of their public assemblage permit in Court Square on April 5.
•Were informed a Middlebury Union Middle School student had left the campus without permission on April 5.
•Arrested Eva Trudea, 32, of Weybridge on an outstanding warrant, on Seymour Street on April 5.
•Responded to a reported fight between siblings at a Court Street home on April 6.
•Investigated a report of a man allegedly threatening to harm himself while at the Charter House warming shelter on April 6.
•Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS on April 6 at a medical call on Route 7 North and with an agitated patient on Eastview Terrace.
•Received a report about a guest allegedly leaving the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel without paying for his stay on April 6.
•On April 6 assisted an East Munger Street resident whose driveway was occupied by a vehicle, the driver of which allegedly declined to talk to the homeowner.
•Responded to a report of a man threatening self-harm at the Charter House warming shelter on April 6.
•Assisted Middlebury firefighters at a smoke-filled apartment on Court Street on April 7.
•Received a report on April 7 that a man had allegedly threatened another man in the Exchange Street area on April 7. The case remains under investigation.
•Served court diversion paperwork on “several” juveniles in the Main Street area for allegedly drinking alcohol on April 7.
•Responded to a domestic dispute between a man and woman at an East Main Street residence on April 8. Police said they served a temporary restraining order on the man.

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