Middlebury Police Log: Salisbury man cited for DUI
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Winston G. Forbes, 18, of Salisbury for driving under the influence following a traffic stop that police said stemmed from a report of a deer jacking on Abbey Pond Road on Nov. 3.
Police said Forbes refused to provide an evidentiary breath sample.
Middlebury police said they were assisted by Vermont State Police and officials from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a two-vehicle crash on Court Street Extension, near its intersection with Middle Road, on Oct. 28. Police said a tractor-trailer truck had rear-ended a car. Based on witness testimony and evidence at the accident scene, police believe the truck had struck the car in the rear, spinning it, and then hit it again in the side and pushed it about 60 feet up the road. The driver of the car was taken to Porter Hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. Police on Tuesday said it didn’t look like there would be charges filed in this incident.
• Investigated a vehicle-pedestrian accident on Court Street on Oct. 29. Police said the vehicle had run over the pedestrian’s foot. The victim was take to Porter Hospital to be treated for what police called a “non incapacitating injury.”
• Cited Lonny McCray Jr., 32, of Middlebury for driving with a suspended license (criminal offense), following their investigation of a report of a vehicle speeding on Route 30 on Oct. 29. Police said they found McCray and his vehicle parked behind some storage units off Exchange Street.
• Warned a group of people found drinking alcohol at the town park gazebo on Oct. 30.
• Investigated a report on Oct. 30 that a coyote had charged a person in the Mainelli Road area on Oct. 30.
• Responded to a complaint of dirt bikes riding on Blake Roy Road at a high rate of speed on Oct. 30.
• Received a report about a landlord-tenant dispute at a Court Street apartment on Oct. 30. Police said the landlord ultimately returned a clothesline and pins he had removed from outside the home.
• Responded to a report of a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident on Washington Street on Oct. 31.
• Warned a person on Oct. 31 to stop harassing a local woman.
• Assisted Mary Hogan Elementary School officials with a child who had been “acting out” on Oct. 31.
• Cited Regina Fuller, 40, of Middlebury for simple assault, following an incident at Porter Hospital on Nov. 1.
• Responded to a report of an untimely death at a Seymour Street residence on Nov. 1. Police found that David Tier, 69, of Middlebury had died of natural causes.
• Conducted welfare check on Nov. 1 on a local man who had allegedly expressed plans to harm himself. Police said the man was OK and had no plans to self-harm.
• Responded to a report of a woman attempting to commit suicide while at the Charter House warming shelter on North Pleasant Street on Nov. 2. Police said the woman was taken to Porter Hospital for evaluation.
• Assisted state police in their search for a suicidal woman off Route 125 East on Nov. 2.
• Investigated a reported break-in at an East Main Street apartment on Nov. 2. Police said nothing appears to have been taken from the home.
• Responded, with Middlebury Regional EMS, to a report of an unconscious woman in Middlebury College campus on Nov. 2. Police said the woman, who appeared to be “highly intoxicated,” was taken to Porter Hospital.
• Got medical help for a Court Street resident who had cut herself on Nov. 3.
• Responded to a report on Nov. 3 of a woman having mental health difficulties while sitting at the side of Route 7 South, near Maplefields. Police said they removed the woman from the roadway.
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