Middlebury Police Log: Police help with MUMS student

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on March 21 assisted Middlebury Union Middle School staff with a student causing damage within the school building on March 21.

Police report that the student broke Plexiglas and then used a sharp shard to create a knife-like object. Police said the student was detained until they could be taken to the Counseling Service of Addison County offices for a mental health assessment.

According to Middlebury police, a CHINS (Children in Need of Care or Supervision) case will be presented to the Addison County States Attorney’s Office for consideration.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

  • Connected a local resident with mental health services on March 21.
  • Reported on March 21 that the Addison County Unit For Special Investigations (ACUSI) investigation has begun into an allegation from a local resident about area children being provided with drugs.
  • Investigated a report of a student being assaulted at MUMS on March 21.
  • Investigated a report of a Middlebury Union High School student allegedly selling marijuana gummies to another student on March 21.
  • Spoke with a John Graham Court resident who was having problems with her neighbors on March 22.
  • Assisted Mary Hogan Elementary School staff with a student who had left campus on March 22 and had refused to return.
  • Investigated a reported domestic dispute in the Bakery Lane area on March 23. Police determined no crime had occurred and said the parties were separated for the evening.
  • Assisted Williston police on March 23 with a sexting case allegedly involving a MUMS student.
  • Helped MUMS staff with a juvenile who had gotten into a fight with another student on campus on March 23.
  • Looked into a report of a possibly injured beaver at the intersection of Main and Cross streets on March 24.
  • Responded to a disorderly conduct complaint in a Route 7 South store on March 24.
  • Investigated a report of “drug activity” in the Court Street area on March 24.
  • Made sure a local man was OK after he had made comments about harming himself on March 24.
  • Assisted a potential victim of stalking in the Buttolph Drive area on March 25.
  • Spoke with a woman who had concerns about her fellow tenants at a Court Street apartment building on March 25.
  • Helped Vermont State Police stop a vehicle that had left the scene of an accident in New Haven on March 25.
  • Helped a local resident who reported being followed on March 25.
  • Responded to a trespassing complaint at a North Pleasant Street business on March 25. Police said the person — who authorities said has been dealing with mental health issues — was reminded not to return to the business.
  • Responded to a report of a person yelling and screaming in a parking lot off Washington Street during the evening of March 26. Police said the man in question was having a mental health episode.
  • Launched an investigation into a report of someone fraudulently using a stolen debit card at stores in the Court Street area on March 26.
  • Separated those involved in a neighborhood dispute in the Court Street area on March 26.
  • Helped a person potentially victimized by identity fraud on March 26.
  • Got help for a driver whose vehicle had become stuck in a ditch off South Main Street one March 27.
  • Reported on March 27 that ACUSI is investigating a sexual offense allegation in the Mill Street area.
  • Responded to a report of people arguing outside of a Court Street residence on March 27.
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