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Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for aggravated domestic assault

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Timothy Farr, 69, of Middlebury for second-degree aggravated domestic assault and unlawful trespass, following investigation of an alleged home invasion and assault at a Court Street home on Jan. 7. 

Police said Addison County Sheriff’s Department deputies took Farr to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility, where he was lodged for lack of bail on an unrelated, in-state arrest warrant. 

Vermont State Troopers assisted in the case, according to police.

In other action last week, Middlebury police enforced the town’s overnight winter parking ban downtown on Jan. 3, 5 and 7, and also:

• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS (MREMS) with the successful resuscitation of a suspected narcotic overdose victim on Green Mountain Drive on Jan. 2.

• Helped defuse a family argument at a Munson Road home on Jan. 3.

• Responded to a reported dispute between some Case Street neighbors on Jan. 3. 

• Responded to a report of a fight involving Middlebury Union High School students on Jan. 4. Police said the case remains under investigation.

• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS on a medical call to the Residence at Otter Creek on Jan. 5.

• Cited Jason Elder, 39, of New York with simple assault, following an investigation of an incident near the intersection of Main Street and Merchants Row on Jan. 5 at around 3 p.m. Police said the victim in this case sustained “minor injuries.”

• Cited Laryssa Dutton, 28, and Larry Lanpher Jr., 31, both of Leicester, for possession of cocaine, following an investigation in a parking lot off Exchange Street at 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 5. Officers conducted a consent search of the suspects’ vehicle, which yielded an unspecified amount of crack cocaine, according to police.

• Assisted Brandon police with a drunken driving investigation at Porter Hospital on Jan. 5.

• Responded to a report of a large, noisy party at a South Main Street address at 11 p.m. on Jan. 6.

• Investigated a truancy report on Court Street on Jan. 6.

• Assisted with a “student issue” at Mary Hogan Elementary on Jan. 6.

• Served a no-trespass order on a man who had been making people “uncomfortable” at a Washington Street store on Jan. 6.

• Continued an investigation on Jan. 8 into a person believed to have violated their release conditions by entering a Route 7 property.

• Served court diversion paperwork to a minor who had been consuming alcohol and urinating in public in the Maecliff Court area on Jan. 7. Police that same evening responded to a noise complaint in the same neighborhood and served a complaint to tenants who had been hosting a loud party in a Maecliff Court home.

• Helped calm an out-of-control juvenile in the Court Street area on Jan. 7.

• Investigated a verbal dispute at an Elm Street apartment on Jan. 7.

• Responded to a car-versus-deer accident on Route 7 South on Jan. 7.

• Were informed of the theft of a wallet and other items from an unlocked car parked off Old College Farm Road on Jan. 7.

• Investigated the reported theft of a vehicle from a Seminary Street Extension driveway on Jan. 7.

• Assisted the Albany, N.Y., Police Department with a funeral procession from Exchange Street to North Pleasant Street on Jan. 7.

• Responded to a verbal dispute between parents involved in a child custody exchange on Court Street Extension on Jan. 7.

• Investigated threats made to a Boardman Street business on Jan. 7.

• Assisted Porter Hospital officials with an unruly patient on Jan. 7.

• Warned a person carrying an open container of alcohol on South Main Street on Jan. 7.

• Assisted Porter Hospital Emergency Department staff with a disorderly man in their lobby on Jan. 7.

• Investigated allegations of a fire in a parking lot off Seymour Street on Jan. 8. Police said it turned out to be children making smores in a fire pit.

• Responded to the reported theft of more than $300 in groceries from a Court Street Extension business on Jan. 8.

• Conducted a health and welfare check on a North Pleasant Street resident on Jan. 8. 

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