Middlebury Police Log: Florida man cited for DUI after car crash
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Danny Carter, 71, of Miami, Fla., for driving under the influence, after receiving a report of a vehicle being stuck in a Case Street driveway on May 14. Police said they stopped the vehicle on Quarry Road.
Police said they measured Carter’s blood-alcohol content at 0.177 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
•Enforced traffic safety while waiting for a Green Mountain Power crew to fix a low-hanging power line on Halpin Road on May 13.
•Responded to a report on May 13 of a Middlebury Union High School student allegedly threatening a non-student by phone. Police said they determined there was no threat to the school and they continue to investigate the case.
•Received a report that someone had damaged a coin-operated vacuum at the Speedi-Lube on Route 7 South on May 13.
•Were informed of a possible phone scam targeting a Valley View Drive resident on May 13.
•Served a juvenile citation on a youth for providing false information to a police officer on Mary Hogan Drive on May 14. Police said they issued the citation as a result of an investigation about one juvenile allegedly threatening a peer.
•Received a report of a car being keyed while parked off Court Street on May 14.
•Investigated a report of two counterfeit $20 bills being passed on Middlebury College campus on May 14.
•Assisted U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials in executing of a search warrant at a South Pleasant Street location on May 14.
•Responded to a report of an “uncontrollable juvenile” at Middlebury Union Middle School on May 15. Police intervened and referred the youth to the Counseling Service of Addison County.
•Served an extended stalking order on a man in the Buttolph Drive Extension area on May 15.
•Prevented a potentially impaired driver from operating a vehicle in the Bakery Lane area on May 15.
•Responded to a complaint of speeding in the Burnham Drive neighborhood on May 16.
•Were informed an unspecified number of cows were loose near the intersection of East Main Street and Route 7 South on May 16.
•Assisted a local resident who complained of being the target of threatening and harassing behavior in the Washington Street area on May 16. Police advised the person on how to apply for a no-stalking order at the courthouse.
•Began an investigation into a possible case of lewd and lascivious conduct at the South Village Green housing development on May 16.
•Received a complaint about a dog that was barking “excessively” in the North Pleasant Street area on May 17.
•Assisted with a child custody transfer at a Valley View home on May 17.
•Received a report about a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident at the intersection of Cross and South Pleasant streets on May 17.
•Investigated a report of an allegedly intoxicated men harassing customers at Kinney Drugs on Court Street on May 17. Police said the man agreed to go home.
•Responded to a report about a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident near the Frank Mahady Courthouse on May 17.
•Cited Michael Gardner, 49, of Starksboro for driving under the influence, after spotting a vehicle in a ditch along Case Street on May 18. Police said they measured Gardner’s blood-alcohol content at 0.1 percent.
•Received a report about a “possibly intoxicated” person becoming agitated at Martin’s Hardware on Route 7 South on May 18. Police spoke with the man at his home, and noted he wasn’t intoxicated.
•Received a report about a possible phone scam from a local resident on May 18.
•Warned a drunken man whom they found urinating near the intersection of Main and College streets on May 18. Police released the man into the custody of responsible friends.
•Assisted a person who had driven a vehicle off Route 30 on May 19.
•Received a report of a child custody dispute involving a Valley View household on May 19. Police referred the parents to family court.
•Began an investigation into a possible retail theft at Hannaford Supermarket on May 19.
•Responded to a complaint about loud music at a Jayne Court home on May 19.
•Ticketed two juveniles for being minors in possession of tobacco at Catamount Park on May 20.
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