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Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for DUI, third offense

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Richard J. Murray, 57, of Middlebury for driving under the influence, third offense, following a traffic stop on Weybridge Street on Feb. 15. Police said they measured Murray’s blood-alcohol level at 0.198% — which is more than twice the 0.08 legal limit for driving in Vermont.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

• Helped with the safe return of an elderly resident to their Woodbridge Lane family on Feb. 12.

• Served a no-trespass order on a man who was not wanted at a Court Street address on Feb. 12.

• Assisted a local resident on Feb. 12 who was concerned about “disparaging paperwork” left at her last place of employment.

• Tended to a “student issue” at Middlebury Union High School on Feb. 12.

• Assisted staff with a student at Mary Hogan Elementary School on Feb. 12.

• Assisted a parent who on Feb. 12 expressed concern their son might be experiencing a mental health crisis.

• Received a complaint about the use of a drone in the South Street Extension area on Feb. 14.

• Cited Henry S. Romp, 32, of Middlebury for driving with a criminally suspended license on Seminary Street on Feb. 14.

• Investigated a report of a potential domestic abuse case in the Jackson Lane area on Feb. 15.

• Collected, for analysis and safe disposal, suspected illicit drugs found in the North Pleasant Street area on Feb. 15.

• Responded to a noise complaint at 30 South Village Green at around 12:38 a.m. on Feb. 15.

• Responded to a report of a domestic argument at an Elm Street home on Feb. 16.

• Responded to a noise complaint in the Court Street Extension area on Feb. 16.

• Helped with a bank fraud-related investigation in the Lower Foote Street area on Feb. 16.

• Investigated what police described as “multiple thefts” from vehicles parked in the Porter Hospital lot on Feb. 16. Police said they subsequently learned the suspects had been using a stolen vehicle, which has been recovered. Police offered no further details at this time.

• Spoke on Feb. 16 with a resident who had asked for advice about a relationship.

• Enforced the town’s overnight winter parking ban downtown on Feb. 16.

• Assisted a resident in the McIntyre Lane area who complained of an idling tractor-trailer truck filling their home with fumes on Feb. 18.

• Helped resolve a domestic dispute at a Case Street residence on Feb. 19.

• Responded to a call about a woman allegedly in distress at a South Village Green apartment on Feb. 19.

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