Middlebury Police Log: Police help with mental health crisis

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police helped Counseling Service of Addison County officials with a client who had been experiencing a mental health crisis in the Main Street area on Jan. 17.

In other action last week, Middlebury police enforced the overnight winter parking ban in downtown on Jan. 16, 18, 19 and 23, and officers also:

• Responded, with other regional agencies, to a commercial-vehicle crash on Route 125 in Ripton on Jan. 16. Police reported some people involved in the crash sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

• Helped a local elderly person who had been targeted by phone scammers on Jan. 16.

• Responded to a hit-and-run accident involving two vehicles on Route 7 South on Jan. 16.

• Interviewed a person who believed they were being followed while shopping in the Washington Street area — and in Burlington — on Jan. 16.

• Notified the local game warden about some aggressive dogs loose in the Chipman Hill area on Jan. 16.

• Investigated a report of a stolen sweatshirt in the John Graham Court neighborhood on Jan. 16.

• Responded a report of a person walking in the middle of Court Street Extension on Jan. 17.

• Received a report of a driver striking and damaging a mailbox off Dwire Circle on Jan. 18.

• Assisted state police on Jan. 18 in booking a New Haven man who had been taken into custody for six outstanding arrest warrants.

• Conducted a welfare check on a Munger Street resident on Jan. 18.

• Investigated a report on Jan. 18 of alleged “ongoing retail thefts” from a Court Street Extension store.

• Investigated a disorderly conduct complaint at a North Pleasant Street business on Jan. 19.

• Assisted state police at the scene of a car crash on Route 30 on Jan. 19.

• Responded to a report of a homeless person who had been loitering at a Court Street gas station for about four hours on Jan. 20.

• Received a report on Jan. 20 of someone stealing and altering a check belonging to an East Middlebury resident.

• Got mental health assistance for a local resident on Jan. 20.

• Assisted state police at the scene of a truck crash on Route 22A on Jan. 20.

• Responded on Jan. 21 to a report of an injured deer in the Quarry Road area that had likely been struck by a vehicle.

• Assisted state police with a tractor-trailer truck that had slid off Route 30 in Cornwall on Jan. 21.

• Helped a local person who had been receiving unwanted phone calls on Jan. 22.

• Helped Vermont State Police defuse a dispute at the Sugar House Motel on Route 7 North on Jan. 23.

• Assisted a local resident with a stalking complaint on Jan. 23.

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