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Middlebury Police Log: Middlebury man cited for DUI

MIDDLEBURY — Following a March 4 traffic stop on Route 7 South Middlebury police cited William Flack, 71, of Middlebury for driving under the influence of drugs.

After police took Flack to the police department for a preliminary evaluation for being under the influence of drugs, police said they took him to Porter Hospital for an evidentiary blood test. The results of that test are pending.

In other action between Feb. 28 and March 6, Middlebury police:

On Feb. 28 checked on a report of a suspicious car parked at the Memorial Sports Center.

On March 1:

  • Took a report of a car driving at a high rate of speed on Exchange Street.
  • Looked into reports of abandoned cars on Mill Street and the Shaw’s Supermarket parking lot.
  • Responded to a report of a person who had fallen on Main Street. Police said he was gone when they arrived and they learned that passersby had helped the person.
  • Attempted to help a Washington Street resident having issues with a neighbor.
  • Responded to two-car accidents on Court Street and Middle Road.
  • Went to Porter Drive to help the Counseling Service of Addison County with a person having a mental health crisis.
  • Helped a man collect mail from his former Court Street residence.
  • Picked up a used syringe from a Court Street Extension bathroom.

On March 2:

  • Cited Tim Farr, 68, described as homeless, for unlawful trespass into a dwelling and resisting arrest.
  • Helped Mary Hogan School staff find a student who had run away from school grounds.
  • Went to Middlebury Union Middle School to help with a student who was described as out of control. The student was calm when police arrived.
  • Helped a Forbes Circle couple obtain counseling services.
  • Ticketed a vehicle blocking a Park Street driveway.

On March 3:

  • Tried to find a Jayne Court resident to serve a citation on behalf of Rutland police.
  • Found to be safe a student who had left a Meadow Way home for school but not shown up there.
  • Investigated a complaint of harassment via electronic means on High Street.
  • Found a car on Maecliff Court on behalf of its owner.

On March 4:

  • Checked out a Washington Street report of a fake $10 bill being passed.
  • Responded to a two-car accident on Court Street.
  • Looked into a report of dangerous drugs being sold.
  • In the Court Street area helped a homeless man find a place to stay for the night after finding him walking outside in the cold.
  • Helped a Munger Street man who had fallen in his home.
  • Checked a report of a child locked in a car in front of Subway on Court Street.
  • Responded to a two-car accident on Case Street.
  • Investigated a report of a theft on Court Street; police said students were possibly involved.
  • Referred to the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations a report of sexual offenses.

On March 5:

  • Aided Vermont State Police at a domestic dispute on Route 7 in Salisbury.
  • Responded to a reported home burglary on Foote Street, but found no evidence of an attempted burglary.
  • Looked into a report on Court Street of a man yelling at a neighbor and concluded it was a mental health issue.
  • Checked out a report of a man running around naked in the Cross Street area and found college students “doing a dare.” Police said they recommended the students find an area away from small children for their hijinks.

On March 6:

  • Responded to a two-car crash on Route 7 South.
  • Ticketed and ordered towed a number of cars parked near the Memorial Sports Center that they said were causing a traffic hazard.
  • Found an unlocked Main Street door during a business check and searched the premises.
  • Backed up state police at a domestic dispute on Lake Dunmore Road in Leicester.
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