Middlebury Police Log: Police file multiple charges after domestic incident

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Christopher Gallant, 39, of Middlebury for domestic assault, disorderly conduct and interference with access to emergency services, following their investigation of a reported domestic disturbance at a Delancey Lane location on June 22. 

Police added that they cited Travis Forbes, 44, of Middlebury for disorderly conduct in connection with this investigation.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

• Checked on the welfare of a School House Hill Road resident, at the request of the person’s family, on June 19.

• Were informed of a car-deer collision on Case Street on June 19.

• Investigated the alleged violation of a temporary restraining order in the Lindale Circle area on June 19.

• Checked on a man who was having an anxiety attack off Court Street on June 19. Police said Middlebury Regional EMS (MREMS) took him to Porter Hospital.

• Responded to a report on June 20 of a verbal fight between some people off Route 125 in East Middlebury.

• Received a report about a landlord-tenant dispute in the Monarch Court area on June 20.

• Issue a no-tress order on a person on June 20 at the request of a Bakery Lane business.

• Checked on the welfare of a person who had been threatening self-harm in the downtown area on June 20. Police said MREMS took the person to the Porter Hospital.

• Arrested Cyrus Bedard, 33, of Middlebury for unlawful trespass for a second time in less than 12 hours, after he was again found on a College Street property during the early morning of June 20. Police said Bedard was taken to the Middlebury Police Department for processing and later released on a citation to appear in Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division, at a later date.

• Responded to a report of an unresponsive man in a vehicle parked in front of the TJ Maxx store at around 1 p.m. on June 21.

• Responded to a report of a man yelling and being aggressive in the Main Street area on June 21.

• Investigated a report of a possible domestic incident at a Butternut Ridge Drive residence on June 21.

• Responded to a report of a woman lying on the ground on Middle Road North on June 21.

• Heard from a person on June 21 who alleged his vehicle had been keyed in the downtown area back in May.

• Assisted a local resident who on June 21 alleged having been threatened by a man in the North Pleasant Street area.

• Cited Michael Winters, 44, of Middlebury for driving under the influence, following a traffic stop on Court Street at a few minutes before 10 p.m. on June 22. Police said his blood alcohol content tested at 0.242, which is more than three times the legal limit for driving.

• Took into temporary custody a man who had been “acting aggressively” at an outdoor market in downtown Middlebury on June 22. Police determined the man had been experiencing a mental health episode and ultimately took him to Porter Hospital for evaluation.

• Were informed of an alleged theft from the TJ Maxx store off Court Street Extension on June 22.

• Assisted Middlebury College Public Safety with what they described as an “ongoing investigation” on June 22.

• Assisted state police in evaluating, for possible drug-impaired driving, a motorist who had been pulled over on Route 7 South on June 23.

• Were informed of an alleged theft from a downtown residence on June 23.

• Responded to a report of an argument between some people in the Merchants Row area on June 23.

• Were informed on June 23 of the theft of six mailboxes from Mayapple Lane.

• Assisted Vermont State Police with a service call in the Fern Lake Road area of Leicester on June 24.

• Cited Heather Malzac, 49, of Salisbury for driving with a criminally suspended license on Washington Street on June 24.

• Responded to reports of suspicious vehicles in the Water Street area on June 24.

• Investigated a domestic dispute at a Munger Street residence on June 25.

• Continued their investigation of a “suspicious vehicle” parked in the Water Street area on June 25.

• Heard from a driver who said the hood of his vehicle had been damaged while he was in a Washington Street store on June 25.

• Investigated a family argument in a Court Street parking lot on June 25.

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