Middlebury Police Log: Police alerted to cows on the loose
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police were informed on April 26 that cows from a Munger Street farm had gotten loose and had gotten into the horse barn of a nearby property.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Returned, to its owner, a debit card that had been found off Route 7 South on April 20.
• Reminded some children to not play at the currently closed Mary Hogan Elementary School playground on April 20.
• Monitored Seminary Street for speeders on April 20, at the request of area residents.
• Checked on a driver who had allegedly passed out behind the wheel while at the intersection of Routes 7 and 53 on April 20.
• Assisted state police and Middlebury Regional EMS with an overdose patient at an Upper Plains Road home in Salisbury on April 21.
• Referred, to the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations, allegations that a local juvenile might have been physically abused by a family member on April 21.
• Received a report on April 21 that an Apple watch had been stolen from a Jackson Lane home.
• Checked on a man who was reported to have been acting suspiciously on Middlebury College land off South Main Street on April 21. Police said the man had been bird watching.
• Checked on a Buttolph Drive resident who had threatened to harm herself on April 22. Police said the resident was fine.
• Checked on a Lindale Circle resident who was reported to have hurt herself on April 22. Police said the resident was fine.
• Responded to a noise complaint at a Maple Street home on April 23.
• Received a report of several items being stolen from a vehicle parked at the Abbey Pond trailhead on April 23.
• Investigated a report of some people causing a disturbance near the Addison Central Teens center off Mary Hogan Drive on April 23. Police said they found four men who had allegedly been drinking and throwing cans around. Police made the culprits dispose of the alcohol and leave the area.
• Served a temporary restraining order on a local man on April 23.
• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS with a man found laying on the ground off North Pleasant Street on April 24.
• Cautioned a drunken man who had been walking in the middle of Court Street Extension at around 9:45 p.m. on April 24.
• Served a juvenile protection order on a local man on April 24.
• Responded to an untimely death report at a Valley View home during the morning of April 24. Police said Jennie Pockett, 38, of Middlebury was pronounced dead as a result of a medical event.
• Responded to a report of a vehicle hitting a cyclist on Court Street, near the Addison County Sheriff’s Department headquarters, on April 25. Police said the cyclist was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
• Received a request on April 25 from a North Pleasant Street resident to serve a no-trespass order on a relative.
• Restored peace to a Foote Street home where there had been a family argument on April 25.
• Assisted Middlebury and Bristol fire departments at the scene of a structure fire on Case Street at around 9:40 p.m. on April 26.
• Responded to a landlord-tenant dispute at a Cross Street residence on April 26.
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS and Vermont State Police with an intoxicated woman found lying in the roadway on South Pleasant Street on April 26. Police said the woman was taken to Porter Hospital for evaluation.
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