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Middlebury Police Log: Three vehicles collide on N. Pleasant St.

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a three-vehicle crash on North Pleasant Street during the early evening of June 27. Police said one driver was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Two of the involved vehicles were towed and presumed to have been totaled in the crash, according to police.

Middlebury Regional EMS and Middlebury fire officials also responded to the scene, police noted.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Checked on the welfare on June 21 of a Twin Circles woman who had allegedly hinted at self-harm.

•  Launched an embezzlement investigation on June 21 involving the suspected theft of cash from Champlain Valley Equipment.

•  Assisted a Court Street resident who had been receiving unwanted phone calls on June 21.

•  Received a report about a tree laying across North Pleasant Street on June 21. Local public works officials removed the


•  Searched in vain for a “sickly” fox said to be roaming in the Collins Drive area on June 22.

•  Assisted employees of a Route 7 South store with a man who had allegedly been “causing them some concern” on June 22.

•  Responded to a June 23 report of a man on the Cross Street Bridge who had what was believed to have blood on his shirt.

•  Served temporary restraining orders on individuals in the Court Street and Evergreen Lane area on June 23.

•  Assisted a person in the East Main Street area on June 23 with concerns about the return of guns following a domestic dispute.

•  Responded to a report of a disorderly man at a Court Street business on June 24. Officers spoke with the man, who left the business.

•  Received information on June 24 about an ongoing dispute between some Valley View neighbors.

•  Responded to a complaint about loud music coming from a car parked off Valley View Drive on June 24.

•  Helped a stranded driver change a tire and jumpstart their vehicle off Rogers Road on June 24.

•  Assisted Porter Hospital with a patient having a mental health episode on June 24.

•  Assisted at the scene of a child custody issue at a Valley View Drive home on June 24.

•  Received a report about the alleged theft of a lawn display, which included “support local police” sign and an American flag, from a Brookside Drive residence on June 24.

•  Investigated a report of horses loose on Munger Street on June 24.

•  Spoke with a College Street business representative on June 25 about how to get a no-trespass order served on a customer that had allegedly given staff a hard time.

•  Spoke on June 25 with a woman who had allegedly been called a name by a fellow resident of a Court Street apartment building.

•  Received a report about a stolen wallet from the municipal pool off Buttolph Drive on June 25.

•  Returned a lost cell phone to its owner on June 25.

•  Received a complaint on June 25 about drivers using Mary Hogan Drive as a bypass to avoid Court Street construction.

•  Interviewed a local resident who was concerned about potential credit card fraud at a gas pump on June 26.

•  Cited Henry Flanders, 52, of Middlebury for driving under the influence following a stop on East Main Street on June 26. Police said they tested Flanders’ blood-alcohol content at 0.159%; the legal limit for driving is 0.08%. Police said Flanders is slated to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, on July 12 to answer the DUI charge.

•  Were informed of the theft of a shovel from a Court Street home on June 26.

•  Investigated a report of someone allegedly driving with a suspended license on Court Street on June 27.

•  Responded to a report about a “disorderly woman” in the Court Street area on June 27.

•  Investigated a report about a man acting “suspiciously” in the Creek Road area on June 27.

•  Served a no-trespass order on a person who had been caught consuming alcohol in a North Pleasant Street store on June 27.


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