Crime

Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for stalking, mischief

MIDDLEBURY — After Middlebury police investigated a domestic disturbance at an East Main Street residence on Nov. 15 they cited David Ricklefs, 51, of Middlebury for stalking and unlawful mischief.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

  • Assisted Middlebury Union Middle School (MUMS) officials with a truant student on Nov. 15.
  • Investigated a report of a theft from a Cedar Court apartment on Nov. 15.
  • Referred on Nov. 15 an alleged sexual offense case to the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations.
  • Informed Vermont State Police about a potential drunken driver operating a vehicle south of town on Nov. 15.
  • Helped a North Pleasant Street resident experiencing a mental health issue on Nov. 15.
  • Investigated a report of a homeless man sleeping at the side of a Frog Hollow business during the evening of Nov. 17. Police said the man declined assistance.
  • Responded to a report of a homeless man who had entered the Marble Works condominiums during the evening of Nov. 17.
  • Responded to a report of a tractor-trailer truck stuck in the historic Pulp Mill Bridge on Seymour Street on Nov. 17.
  • Investigated a report of a homeless man sleeping inside a play structure in the Frog Hollow area on Nov. 17.
  • Received a report about a person driving recklessly on Court Street Extension on Nov. 18.
  • Assisted MUMS officials with a student who had left the campus after an altercation on Nov. 18.
  • Helped a person who was experiencing a mental health crisis on Nov. 19.
  • Helped Middlebury Regional EMS at the scene of a medical emergency in the Perkins Lane area on Nov. 19. Police said the patient was taken to Porter Hospital.
  • Took a complaint about an alleged domestic assault in town on Nov. 19. Police are investigating.
  • Advised a woman on how to get a relief from abuse order on Nov. 19.
  • Investigated an alleged theft from a Route 7 South business on Nov. 19.
  • Responded to a Mill Street store where a person had reportedly been making staff uncomfortable on Nov. 19.
  • Investigated a report of an erratic driver on Seymour Street on Nov. 19.
  • Investigate a report of a person allegedly attempting to use “fake money” to make a purchase at a downtown store on Nov. 19.
  • Responded to a medical call at Middlebury College on Nov. 20.
  • Investigated a report of a driver hitting a fire hydrant on East Main Street and leaving the scene on Nov. 20.
  • Investigated the untimely death of Rebecca Mayhew, 49, of Middlebury on Nov. 20. Police said Mayhew’s death has been ascribed to medical reasons.
  • Received a report about an unresponsive woman at a Valley View Drive residence on Nov. 20. Police said the woman was taken to Porter Hospital.
  • Received a report of a vehicle crashing into a deer on Porter Drive on Nov. 21.

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