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Middlebury Police Log for Mar. 4

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a North Pleasant Street residence on Feb. 26 on a report of an untimely death. Police said the deceased was Lucas Vorsteveld, 29, of Middlebury.
Police said their preliminary investigation indicates no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, though the case remains open.
In other action last week Middlebury police:
•  Caught up with a group of teenagers who during the evening of Feb. 23 had allegedly been ringing doorbells in the Woodland Park area, then running away. Police contacted the culprits’ parents.
•  Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with an intoxicated woman in the North Pleasant Street area on Feb. 23.
•  Assisted a Lower Plains Road resident who had been contacted by a phone scammer on Feb. 23.
•  Checked on the welfare of a woman seen slumped over in her vehicle at the McDonald’s Restaurant lot off Court Street Extension on Feb. 23. Police said the woman was OK.
•  Responded to a report of a suspicious man in the Woodland Park area on Feb. 24. Police said the man was gone when they arrived.
•  Served a temporary restraining order on a local man on Feb. 24.
•  Went to Middlebury Union Middle School on Feb. 24 to investigate a report of the possible abuse of a local student in a foster home.
•  Investigated a reported domestic dispute in the Three Mile Bridge Road area on Feb. 25. Police determined no crime had occurred; the case will be reviewed by the Addison County State’s Attorney office.
•  Served a no-trespass order on Feb. 25 on a man who wasn’t welcome at a Mead Lane residence.
•  Responded to a reported drug overdose involving a guest of the Charter House Coalition’s warming shelter on North Pleasant Street on Feb. 25. Police said Middlebury Regional EMS took the person to Porter Hospital.
•  Helped a young woman find a safe place to stay during the night of Feb. 25.
•  Helped calm a dispute between Jackson Lane neighbors on Feb. 26.
•  Responded to the death of a resident of the Residence at Otter Creek on Feb. 26. Police said their preliminary investigation indicates Frank Rose, 85, died of natural causes.
•  Assisted the Salisbury Fire Department at the scene of a structure fire on Smead Road on Feb. 26.
•  Assisted a Little Pond Road resident who reported a phone scam on Feb. 27.
•  Got help for a man who had experienced a medical episode while driving on Court Street on Feb. 28.
•  Responded to a domestic disturbance at a North Pleasant Street residence on Feb. 28. Police said nothing physical had occurred.
•  Mediated a neighbor dispute in the Water Street area on Feb. 28.
•  Responded to the Residence at Otter Creek for a report of person acting “aggressively” on Feb. 28. Police said Middlebury Regional EMS took the person to Porter Hospital.

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