Middlebury Police Log: Whiting man cited for DUI
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Joel D. Suchite-Carrera, 33, of Whiting for driving under the influence, following a traffic stop at the intersection of Academy and South Main streets on April 13.
Police said they measured Suchite-Carrera’s blood-alcohol content at 0.114 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Began their investigation into a suspected ATM fraud case at the National Bank of Middlebury’s Seymour Street location on April 8.
• Were informed of the alleged theft of some “items” from a Court Street apartment on April 8.
• Responded to a report of a loud party at a Middlebury College social house at around 11:10 p.m. on April 9. Police said they told the tenants to control the noise or their party would be shut down.
• Checked on the welfare of an Elm Street person believed to have been considering self-harm on April 9.
• Were informed a cell phone had been stolen from the Daily Grind coffee shop on Merchants Row on April 9. Police said the suspect is a man, described as in his 40s or 50s, around 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and was wearing a bright orange hooded sweatshirt with black arms. Anyone with information is asked to call Middlebury police at 388-3191.
• Took a truant Middlebury Union Middle School student back to the campus on April 9.
• Helped Vermont State Police at the scene of a drunken driving stop on Route 7 South on April 9.
• Investigated a report of a mental health patient allegedly attacking a caregiver at a Court Street Extension location on April 11. Counseling Service of Addison County officials intervened in the case, and no charges have been brought against the patient, police said.
• Served a no-trespass order on April 11 on a person who wasn’t wanted at the Maplefields Store on North Pleasant Street.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS on April 11 with a patient at a Cross Street residence.
• Responded multiple times on April 11 to a Cross Street address on reports of multiple E-911 hang-up calls. Police said they found the caller to have been intoxicated.
• Checked on the welfare of a Buttolph Drive resident on April 12. Police said they referred the woman to the appropriate social services.
• Removed two drunken students who had been sitting in South Main Street at around 1:22 a.m. on April 12.
• Helped Vermont State Police pursue a vehicle on Cross and Main streets on April 13.
• Were informed of the theft of a trailer hitch from a vehicle parked off Mill Street on April 14.
• Received a report that some “items” had been stolen from a Halpin Road home on April 14. Police said the homeowner believes the items might have been taken while they were being shipped out of state recently. The case remains under investigation.
• Checked on the welfare of a man who had been hanging out at the Academy Street bus stop for four hours on April 14. Police found the man to be OK.
• Were informed on April 14 that medications were missing from a Jayne Court residence.
• Responded to a report of a drunken man refusing to leave Two Brothers Tavern on Main Street on March 15. Police said the man had left upon their arrival.
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