Middlebury Police Log: Hancock man cited for DUI
March 17, 2022
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited George V. Whitcomb Jr., 53, of Hancock for driving under the influence following their check on a vehicle that had stopped off Mead Lane on March 11.
Police said they measured Whitcomb’s blood-alcohol content at 0.204%. The legal limit for driving is 0.08.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
- Determined graffiti has been spray painted on the exterior of the Ilsley Library on March 7.
- Investigated a dispute between two Court Street neighbors one March 7.
- Responded to a report of a man harassing a female employee of the Subway Restaurant on March 7.
- Fielded a call on March 7 from a person about an alleged bomb. Police said the report was unfounded and the caller was dealing with a mental health problem.
- Assisted Vermont State Police in investigating an assault case in Bristol on March 7.
- Cited a local juvenile for domestic assault and unlawful mischief following their investigation of an incident on Middlebury Union High School campus on March 8.
- Received a call for assistance from an Ossie Road resident who believed his computer had been hacked on March 8.
- Assisted a woman in gaining access to her ex-boyfriend’s house off Case Street on March 8 to pick up her belongings.
- Helped MUHS staff with a misbehaving student on March 8.
- Helped Middlebury Regional EMS get into a Monarch Court home where an elderly resident had fallen on March 9.
- Helped Porter Hospital Emergency Department officials with an intoxicated patient on March 10
- Assisted a Court Street business with a person who was no longer wanted on the premises on March 10.
- Assisted a North Pleasant Street landlord with a recently evicted tenant on March 11.
- Responded to a report of an unresponsive man in a restroom at Kinney Drugs on Court Street on March 12. Police said the man had regained consciousness upon their arrival, and that he acknowledged having overdosed on drugs.
- Cited David A. Fernandes, 26, of Bristol for driving under the influence, following their investigation of a crash off Washington Street Extension on March 12. Police said they measured Fernandes’ blood-alcohol content at 0.181%.
- Ticketed vehicles in violation of the winter parking ban in downtown Middlebury on March 12 and 13.
- Investigated a domestic disturbance at a Jayne Court residence on March 12.
- Took a Counseling Service of Addison County client to Porter Hospital for a mental health evaluation. The person had allegedly been assaulting staff members at a North Pleasant Street apartment on March 13.
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