Middlebury Police Log: Police look into reported sexual assaults
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police referred, to the Addison County Union on Special Investigations, two possible sexual assaults reported in the community on April 1.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a noise complaint in the Court Street Extension area on March 30.
• Conducted a welfare check on a Jackson Lane family on March 30, at the request of the Vermont Department for Children & Families.
• Checked the welfare check of a man in the Court Street area on March 30. The man was OK, police said.
• Assisted a Case Street resident who on April 2 thought she’d heard someone in her basement. Police found no one in the basement.
• Investigated a report of a woman allegedly trespassing in the town sand shed off Route 7 South on April 2.
• Heard from a Washington Street resident who reported her purse missing on April 3.
• Checked on a local student on April 3 who had not been heard from in a week. Police said the student was safe.
• Located a hypodermic needle on the ground next to a tree in the Means Woods parking lot on April 3.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS (MREMS) with a man who had accidentally cut his hand in the Valley View neighborhood on April 3.
• Responded to a report of a truck backing into a chain-link fence off Meadow Glen Drive, and then leaving the scene on April 4. Police said they were unable to find the vehicle.
• Received a report about someone setting an illegal fire off Weybridge Street on April 4.
• Investigated a report of a “suspicious vehicle” in the Maplefields lot off North Pleasant Street on April 4.
• Found four youths on the roof of Middlebury Union High School at around 5 p.m. on April 5. Police contacted the youths’ parents about the incident.
• Assisted MREMS with an unresponsive man on Court Street on April 5. Police said the man was intoxicated and had reportedly ingested crack-cocaine. Police said MREMS took the man to Porter Hospital.
• Helped MREMS with a suicidal woman in the Court Street area on April 5.
• Assisted Charter House Coalition officials in having a man removed from the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel on Court Street Extension on April 5. The Marriott, among other area hotels and motels, has been taking in homeless people referred by the Charter House Coalition. The state is paying the room fees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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