Middlebury Police Log for May 18

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police assisted a juvenile who had been experiencing a mental health crisis on Court Street on May 11. 

Police said Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Services (MREMS) and Counseling Service of Addison County personnel assisted on the call.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

• Investigated a report of a suspicious man and the possible theft of beer in the Washington Street area on May 8.

• Responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Rogers Road and Court Street Extension on May 8.

• Received a “swatting” call — that is, a false report designed to bring police to a made up emergency — about an alleged kidnapping at a Harrow Way residence on May 8.

• On May 8, cited Cyrus Bedard, 33, for trespassing on Middlebury College property off College Street, in violation of a previous notice that had been issued to him.

• Stopped a person who had reportedly been driving erratically on Route 7 South on May 8. Police said the driver showed no signs of impairment.

• Restored the peace at the scene of a loud party at 14 Cross St. on May 8. 

• Received a report about a local dog bite incident on May 9 that resulted in victim(s) being treated at Porter Hospital.

• Were informed of the theft of a backpack from a Route 7 South location on May 9.

• Conducted a welfare check on Boardman Street on May 9.

• Investigated a reported theft at Middlebury Union High School on May 10.

• Recovered, from the intersection of Court Street and Rogers Road, a bag containing a small amount of money in May 10.

• Were informed of the theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked off College Street on May 10.

• Responded to a report of a broken window at the Methodist Church off North Pleasant Street on May 10. Police determined the damage had been caused by a rock thrown by a lawnmower.

• Assisted MREMS with a drunken person on Main Street on May 11.

• Assisted Middlebury Union Middle School officials with a student on May 11.

• Assisted MREMS with a drunken, aggressive patient in the Main Street area on May 12.

• Assisted state police with a roadside drunken driving screening at the intersection on Route 7 South and Salisbury Flats on May 12 (see Vermont State Police log).

• Received a report about a minor two-car collision on the Champlain Valley Fuels property off Exchange Street on May 12. Police said they were still looking for the individual who allegedly caused the crash.

• Retrieved, from a store in The Centre shopping plaza, the owner of a parked vehicle that contained two panting dogs during the afternoon of May 12.

• Were informed of a retail theft from Hannaford Supermarket on May 12.

• Investigated a trespassing complaint at a Court Street location on May 13.

• Assisted a snapping turtle to cross a busy Weybridge Street on May 13.

• Received a report about someone allegedly firing a gun irresponsibly on a Quarry Road property on May 13. Police said the property owners denied the allegation.

• Responded to a complaint of a person causing a disturbance outside Shaw’s supermarket off Washington Street in May 14.

• Assisted Vermont State Police on a call to assist a local person having a mental health crisis on May 14.

• Responded to a report of a suspicious truck on Buttolph Drive on May 14.

• Responded to a noise complaint at 24 Middle Road South at around 11:35 p.m. on May 14.

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