Middlebury Police Log: Whiting man cited for petit larceny

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited David Oleson, 35, of Whiting, for petit larceny. The citation followed an investigation into the alleged July 14 theft of money from the Middlebury Short Stop on Court Street Extension.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded on July 8 to a two-car accident on Court St. outside Dunkin’ Donuts. Police said one vehicle rear-ended another vehicle. Police said one person was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Middlebury fire officials responded to clean up coolant from a punctured radiator from one of the vehicles.
• Responded to a report of a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident on Main Street on July 8.
• Investigated a possible case of credit card fraud involving a South Pleasant Street resident on July 8.
• Investigated a report of gunshots in the South Street Extension area on July 9. Police said they were unable to find anything.
• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS officials get through a locked door to aid an elderly resident who had fallen on July 9.
• Cited Craig Sayles, 38, of Middlebury, for driving under the influence of alcohol following a crash investigation at the intersection of Case and East Main streets on July 9. Police said Sales refused a breathalyzer test.
• Responded to reports of a loud argument between people in the Maple Street area on July 9. Police determined nothing physical had taken place.
• Received a report of alleged inappropriate sexual activity involving two juveniles at a Jackson Lane location on July 9. Police said the case remains under investigation.
• Investigated a fraud case on July 9 involving the transfer of funds to Nigeria.
• Received a report from the South Street area about an adult allegedly striking a child on July 9. Police said they elected not to make an arrest  after an investigation.
• Investigated a dog-bite report in the Water Street neighborhood on July 10.
• Responded to a reported domestic disturbance at a Case Street home on July 10. The case remains under investigation.
• Checked on a July 10 report of a man allegedly trying to get into a locked excavator near the intersection of Seminary and Washington street extensions. Police found no one.
• Responded to a report of loose cows on East Main Street on July 10.
• Assisted an East Middlebury resident on July 10 who had been the victim in an online fraud case.
• Helped MREMS on July 11 with a patient who allegedly had a tendency to be violent.
• Helped Vermont State Police search for a runaway juvenile in the North Pleasant Street area on July 11. Authorities couldn’t find the youth.
• Received a report about a woman allegedly flagging down vehicles on Route 7 south at 10 p.m. on July 11. Police said they found the woman to be drunk, but not incapacitated.
• Served a no-stalking order on a man in the Court Street area on July 11.
• Arrested Benjamin Emmons, 29, of Middlebury, on an outstanding warrant out of Addison County on July 12.
• Helped MREMS get into a locked home on Deer Meadow Lane on July 12. Police said first responders entered through a window and discovered no one home.
• Helped a person who was having mental health issues at a Lindale Circle home on July 12.
• Served a no-stalking order on a man in the Seymour Street area on July 12.
• Searched in vain for a tractor-trailer truck that was reportedly being driven erratically on Route 7 north on July 12.
• Helped a Kings Row resident who had been tricked into sending several hundred dollars to an out-of-state man via Western Union on July 12. Police said Western Union refunded the money to the victim.
• Responded to a report of three drunken people being loud and possibly confrontational outside the Otter Creek Bakery at around 1 a.m. on July 12. Police said the three people left the area without incident.
• Assisted MREMS in helping a man who had overdosed on medication in the Route 7 south area on July 13.
• Cited Sylvie Choiniere, 25, of Middlebury for DUI following a traffic stop on Court Street Extension on July 13. Police said they measured Choiniere’s blood-alcohol content at 0.15 percent.
• Responded to a report of a drunken man in the town park gazebo on July 14.
• Checked on a water main break on Lower Foote Street on July 14.
• Served a no-trespass order on July 14 on a woman not wanted at a Court Street residence.
• Served a no-trespass order on July 15 on a woman who was not wanted at the Maplefields store on North Pleasant Street.

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