Middlebury Police Log: Police respond to mental health issues

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a reported stabbing in the Cedar Court area on Aug. 1. Police said they instead found a woman who was experiencing a “mental health issue.”

Middlebury Regional EMS took the woman to Porter Hospital, according to police.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Responded to two separate reports on July 26 of local residents needing help evicting bats from their respective homes. One of the reports came from an Evergreen Lane home, the other from a Court Street home.

•  Got medical help for a local woman who had allegedly overdosed on medication on July 26.

•  Checked on the welfare of people sleeping in a vehicle parked off Mill Street on July 26.

•  Interviewed a local woman who had allegedly talked about harming herself on July 26.

•  Responded to a report of a drunken man refusing to leave a Court Street apartment on July 27.

•  Responded to a family dispute at a Weybridge Street residence on July 27.

•  Referred an allegation of “unwanted touching” to the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations on July 27.

•  Received a request on July 27 from a local woman to check on the welfare of her homeless son, should they cross paths with him.

•  Received a report on July 27 that someone had left garbage on the front porch of a North Pleasant Street church.

•  Assisted Vermont State Police with a traffic stop on Quarry Road on July 28.

•  Investigated a report of a drunken man who had been found in a Chipman Park resident’s home on July 28.

•  Received a report about a tractor-trailer truck being driven erratically on Route 7 North on July 28.

•  Served a temporary restraining order on a person in the North Pleasant Street area on July 28.

•  Helped Middlebury Regional EMS access a Buttolph Drive home in order to respond to a medical call on July 28.

•  Responded to a noise complaint on Court Street on July 29.

•  Investigated a July 30 report about a drunken man at a Main Street restaurant who had allegedly told staff he was despondent and was going to kill himself. Police found the man at Porter Hospital, where he had voluntarily checked himself in for treatment.

•  Responded to a noise complaint involving a revving engine on Elm Street on July 30.

•  Investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle on Halpin Covered Bridge Road on July 31.

•  Stood by while a man removed his property from his ex-girlfriend’s apartment on North Pleasant Street on July 31.

•  Received a complaint about speeding on Weybridge Street on July 31.

•  Notified the local dog warden about a loose dog on Creek Road on July 31.

•  Assisted state police with a juvenile problem off Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on Aug. 1.

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