Crime

Middlebury Police Log: Street signs recovered from students

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police recovered street signs on April 1 that police said had been stolen by some Middlebury College students. Police informed college officials of the incident.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

  • On March 28, arrested Roger Towle Jr. of Bridport on an outstanding warrant issued by the Merrimack County (N.H.) Sheriff’s Office. Police said Towle was located on Exchange Street.
  • Investigated a payroll-related fraud case at a Main Street business on March 28.
  • Returned a loose dog to its local owner on March 28.
  • Checked into a report of a manure spill allegedly causing a hazard at the intersection of Halpin and Painter roads on March 29.
  • Received a report about a homeless person sleeping on a South Pleasant Street resident’s property on March 29.
  • Received a report that someone had tried to break into a storage building off South Street on March 30.
  • Were informed of the alleged theft of a cell phone case from a Main Street location on March 30.
  • Investigated a fraud complaint related to a local person’s bank account March 30.
  • Heard from a local student on March 30 who alleged having been assaulted the previous night at a location outside of Middlebury. Police referred the case to Vermont State Police.
  • Investigated a trespassing complaint at a downtown business on March 31.
  • Received a report about loose horses on Case Street on March 31.
  • Investigated a report of a man allegedly yelling obscenities to people walking on Main Street during the morning of March 31.
  • Investigated a reckless driving complaint on Charles Avenue on March 31.
  • Checked out a noise complaint related to a tractor-trailer idling off Seymour Street at 11:50 p.m. on April 1.
  • Investigated a report of a stalker in the Buttolph Drive area on April 1.
  • Responded to a report of cows loose at the intersection of Quarry Road and Rolling Acres on April 1.
  • Served a no-trespass order on April 1 on a person for a South Pleasant Street address.
  • Told some partygoers to clear the intersection of Route 7 and Middle Road at around midnight on April 2.
  • Gave an intoxicated woman a ride to the Charter House Emergency Shelter on April 2.
  • Searched in vain for a local person who had failed to show up for work on April 2.
  • Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a drunken man in the North Pleasant Street area on April 2.
  • Responded to a family fight between a mother and her child in the North Forty Lane neighborhood on April 2.
  • Helped a local person believed to have been victimized by an identity theft scam on April 2.
  • Were contacted by a North Pleasant Street resident who alleged there was a naked man outside of his apartment who was touching himself at around 8 p.m. on April 3.
  • Disposed of a syringe found on the ground off North Pleasant Street on April 3.
  • Assisted a local person who felt threatened by a Court Street neighbor on April 3.
  • Responded to a report of an unwanted man at a Court Street apartment on April 3. Police said the man left upon their arrival.
  • Responded to a disorderly conduct complaint at Porter Hospital on April 3.
  • Responded to a family argument in the North Forty Lane neighborhood on April 3.
  • Received a report about a man “acting out” and throwing rocks at cars in the Washington Street area on April 3.
  • Received a report about a patient “acting out” at Porter Hospital on April 3.
  • Investigated a noise complaint at a Court Street residence on April 3.
  • Received a report of a loud party at a Main Street apartment at around 1 a.m. on April 3. Police said they quieted the party.
  • Told a person to return the road cone that he admitted having taken from the downtown area on April 3.
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