Middlebury Police Log: Police deal with man having mental health issues

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a complaint about a man who had been seen throwing trash out of his third-story apartment window on Court Street on April 29. 

Police determined the man was having a mental health crisis and connected him with counseling services.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

• Investigated a report of juveniles smashing bottles in the road on School House Hill Road on April 24. Police said they spoke with the juveniles, who cleaned up the glass.

• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS respond to a call involving a critically ill patient in the Cases Street area on April 25.

• Investigated a report of a potential dog abuse case off Seymour Street Extension on April 25.

• Responded to a verbal domestic dispute at a Seminary Street Extension home on April 25. Police separated the parties involved.

• Were asked for advice from a local resident on April 25 about how to get help for a parent who was struggling with addiction and possibly being victimized by family members.

• Cited Jacob D. Burmania, 28, of Middlebury for violating the court-ordered conditions of release following an incident in the Merchants Row area on April 25. Police said Burmania was scheduled to answer to the charge at the Frank Mahady Courthouse on April 26.

• Investigated a report of someone driving a dirt bike erratically on Case Street on April 26.

• Helped Porter Hospital with a person (not a patient) who was no longer welcome on April 26.

• Were informed on April 26 of the theft of unspecified merchandise from Middlebury Tractor Supply on Foote Street. Police said the investigation continues.

• Received a report of a man driving a motorcycle recklessly in the Valley View area on April 26. Police said the motorcyclist had left prior to their arrival.

• Helped a houseless woman find a place to stay on April 27.

• Restored peace at a Delancey Lane residence where a domestic disturbance had been reported on April 27.

• Responded to a report of a woman having a mental health crisis at the Residence at Otter Creek on April 27.

• Responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a Court Street residence on April 27.

• Received a report on April 27 about two people arguing about the ownership of a dog in the Seminary Street Extension area. Police determined it was a civil matter.

• Responded to a report of a person having mental health issues at a North Pleasant Street location on April 27.

• Were informed on April 27 of the theft of unspecified merchandise from O’Reilly Auto Parts on Wilson Road. Police said the investigation is ongoing.

• Investigated a noise complaint at an apartment at 15 Court St. on April 28. Police confirmed loud music and found broken glassware in the driveway.

• Assisted a Seminary Street resident who had reported the theft of “personal items” on April 28.

• Cautioned a woman who had been walking in the travel portion of Route 7 South during the morning of April 28.

• Responded to a car-deer collision on Lower Plains Road on April 28.

• Responded to a car-deer collision on Route 30 on April 29.

• Assisted a man having a mental health crisis on North Pleasant Street on April 29.

• Responded to a report of an illegal fire off East Main Street on April 29.

• Investigated a report of gunshots in the Mill/Weybridge streets area during the morning of April 30.

• Responded to a burglary alarm on April 30 at an East Main Street business and determined windy weather had blown the business door open.

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