Crime

Middlebury Police Log: Pedestrian hit on Middlebury sidewalk

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian in the crosswalk at the North Pleasant Street/Seymour Street intersection on Nov. 10. Police said the pedestrian sustained minor injuries and was taken to Porter Hospital by Middlebury Regional EMS.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

  • Served court diversion paperwork to three juveniles who had been using marijuana and causing trouble in the Schoolhouse Hill Road area on Nov. 8.
  • Took a suicidal man to Porter Hospital for a mental health evaluation on Nov. 8.
  • Located and returned to Porter Hospital a patient who had left the campus without permission on Nov. 8.
  • Responded to a noise complaint at a South Pleasant Street residence on Nov. 8.
  • Served a no-trespass order on Nov. 9 to a man who wasn’t wanted at an Exchange Street business.
  • Responded to a report of potentially rabid coyotes in the Water Street area on Nov. 9. Police said they found no animals there upon their arrival.
  • Assisted Shafer’s Deli with people who had allegedly refused to leave the establishment when asked on Nov. 9
  • Received a report of an intoxicated man at the homeless shelter on North Pleasant Street on Nov. 9.
  • Received a report about a man allegedly trying to pass forged court documents in the Seminary Street area on Nov. 9.
  • Cited Stephan M. Belanger, 28, of Middlebury for domestic assault in the presence of a child, following an investigation in the Court Street area on Nov. 10.
  • Responded to a report of a two-car, head-on collision with injuries, on Route 7 North on Nov. 10. Police said they continue to investigate whether one of the drivers might have been impaired at the time of the crash.
  • Assisted local parents with a juvenile son who was having a mental health crisis in the Buttolph Drive area on Nov. 10.
  • Received information about potential drug activity in town on Nov. 10.
  • Contacted three youths who had been seen smoking marijuana in a pull-off on Schoolhouse Hill Road on Nov. 11.
  • Were informed on Nov. 11 that someone had thrown a rock at the windshield of a vehicle parked on East Main Street on Nov. 11.
  • Were asked to mediate a dispute between Court Street neighbors on Nov. 11.
  • Cited John Hegarty, 32, of Middlebury for an alleged violation of a no-stalking order on Park Street on Nov. 11.
  • Notified Vermont State Police on Nov. 11 about a series of alleged incidents involving members of the Middlebury Union Middle School community away from the school campus.
  • Investigated a truancy complaint involving a Middlebury Union High School student on Nov. 11.
  • Conducted a welfare check on Nov. 12 at a Jackson Lane residence at the request of the Vermont Department for Children & Families.
  • Issued court diversion paperwork on Nov. 12 to a minor who had attempted to purchase alcohol at a Court Street business.
  • Investigated a reported fight that had occurred at MUHS on Nov. 12.
  • Responded to a report of a downed power line on Ossie Road on Nov. 12.
  • Removed a downed tree from the intersection of Quarry Road and Case Street on Nov. 12.
  • Assisted a local woman whose boyfriend had refused to leave her residence on Nov. 12.
  • Responded to a noise complaint in the Weybridge Street area on Nov. 13.
  • Responded with MREMS to the Main Street area to care for a person who was feeling suicidal on Nov. 13.
  • Investigated the report of the theft of a sign from the South Main Street area on Nov. 13.
  • Were informed of vandalism and graffiti at a Route 7 South business on Nov. 13.
  • Responded to a report of a homeless person having overstayed their welcome at an Exchange Street business on Nov. 14.
  • Responded to a report of a gunshot heard near the Champlain Farms store off Court Street on Nov. 14.
  • Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with an unresponsive woman at the Residence at Otter Creek retirement community off Lodge Road on Nov. 14.
  • Helped a person who was experiencing a mental health crisis in the North Pleasant Street area on Nov. 14.
  • Received a report that someone had stolen a vehicle from a Court Square parking lot on Nov. 14. Police said it turned out the vehicle hadn’t been stolen, but rather borrowed by the owner’s family member.
  • Controlled traffic on North Pleasant Street on Nov. 14 while Middlebury firefighters dealt with a telephone pole that was on fire.
  • Investigated a domestic disturbance in the East Main Street area on Nov. 15. Police said a man involved in the case was taken into custody for a mental health evaluation.

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