Middlebury Police Log: Police respond to downtown argument

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on Oct. 6 investigated a report of “a violent argument” between two people off Bakery Lane, under the Cross Street Bridge. Police reported the people in question were treated for injuries and provided with psychiatric support.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

• Cited Henry Romp, 32, of Middlebury on an active cite-and-release arrest warrant on North Pleasant Street on Oct. 2.

• Patrolled the Bakery Lane neighborhood on Oct 2.

• Conducted a welfare check on a person who had reportedly been running around Washington Street while yelling on Oct. 2.

• Received a report about a man screaming on Buttolph Drive on Oct. 2. 

• Responded to the reported death of a man — 82-year-old Howard Brush of Middlebury — at his South Street Extension home on Oct. 2. Police said the man didn’t die under suspicious circumstances, and his body was released to his family.

• Assisted the Porter Hospital Emergency Department with an unruly patient on Oct. 3.

• Responded to a two-vehicle crash, with minor injuries, on Court Street Extension on Oct. 3.

• Patrolled the Bakery Lane neighborhood on Oct 3.

• Responded to a report of a confrontation between people in The Centre parking lot on Oct. 3.

• Responded to a report of an unwanted person in a Washington Street business on Oct. 3.

• Responded to the scene of an accident on Route 7 South on Oct. 4 involving a driver who had fled the scene on foot. Police said the case remains under investigation.

• Conducted multiple foot patrols in the Bakery Lane neighborhood on Oct 4.

• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS officials with a person who had reportedly been choking in the North Pleasant Street area on Oct. 4.

• Responded to a domestic disturbance in the Route 7 South area on Oct. 4.

• Conducted a foot patrol in the Cross Street Bridge area on Oct. 5 in light of increased crime reports there.

• Were called to the Tri-Valley Transit bus stop on Academy Street on Oct. 5 on a report of a drunken passenger. Police determined the passenger was incapacitated and an Addison County Sheriff’s Department official drove the person to the Grace House in Rutland to receive detox services.

• Assisted a woman with a daughter who had been experiencing a mental health issue in the Court Street area on Oct. 5.

• Arrested Robert Waylon Sand, 42, on an outstanding warrant out of Chittenden County on Oct. 5.

• Assisted the Vermont State Police with an intoxicated woman who had allegedly been walking in and out of traffic on Route 7 in New Haven on Oct. 5.

• Responded to a report of a man sleeping outside of Ilsley Library off Main Street on Oct. 5. Police stood by as the man picked up his belongings and left the area.

• Patrolled the Bakery Lane neighborhood on Oct 6.

• Investigated a report of a possibly intoxicated person walking on North Pleasant Street on Oct. 6.

• Issued a no-trespass notice to a man for the Dollar Market on Court Street on Oct 6 after he had allegedly exhibited “aggressive and racist” behavior in the store.

• Helped Ilsley Library officials with a houseless man who was found sleeping on library grounds on Oct. 6.

• Investigated a single-vehicle accident on College Street on Oct. 6 involving a driver who said he had swerved to avoid a small dog in the roadway and in the process hit two streetlights, both of which were “destroyed,” according to police.

• Checked on a report of a drunken person in the Main Street area on Oct. 7.

• Arrested Trevor Young, 28, of Middlebury on an outstanding warrant on Oct. 7.

• Took into protective custody an intoxicated woman seen stumbling through traffic on Route 7 during the morning of Oct. 7.

• Assisted a Seymour Street resident in removing an unwanted individual from their apartment on Oct. 8.

• Checked the welfare of a person found sleeping in the Main Street area on Oct. 8.

• Helped Hannaford’s supermarket workers with a person who had allegedly been trying to steal groceries on Oct. 8.

• Contacted the municipal water department about a potential water main leak off North Pleasant Street on Oct. 8.

• Patrolled the Bakery Lane neighborhood on Oct 8.

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