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Middlebury Police Log: Hancock man cited for DUI

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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