Crime

Middlebury Police Log: Bridport man cited for DUI

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Aaron Ouellette, 46, of Bridport for driving under the influence (second offense), following a traffic stop on Route 7 South on May 30. Police said they measured Ouellette’s blood-alcohol content at 0.178%; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

• Responded to a report of loud chanting in the Cross Street area at around 10 p.m. on May 27. Police said the chanting was coming from members of a Middlebury College team that who just won a national championship.

• Contacted Middlebury Public Works about a plugged storm drain in the Chipman Park neighborhood on May 27.

• Cited Kenneth Gilbert III, 48, who is houseless, for violation of his conditions of release and providing false information to a police officer, following an incident in the South Pleasant Street area on May 27.

• Checked on a report on May 27 of a man lying in the grass off South Street near Porter Hospital.

• Cited Michael Heffernan, 62, of Bristol, for violating the conditions of his release in the Court Street area on May 27.

• Received a report about harassing behavior on College Street on May 29. Police said the complaint is being investigated.

• Cited Michael Heffernan, 62, of Bristol, for violating the conditions of his release, after investigating a report of suspicious activity in the Methodist Lane area during the evening of May 29.

• Provided a courtesy ride to a drunken person seen stumbling along North Pleasant Street on May 29.

• Cited Wesley Odell, 48, of Weybridge for driving with a criminally suspended license on Rogers Road on May 29.

• Investigated a reported dispute between people in the Bakery Lane area on May 29.

• Cited Michael Degray, 60, of Middlebury for driving under the influence (second offense), after responding (along with Middlebury Regional EMS) to a report of an unresponsive man slumped over the steering wheel of his car while it was parked off Lindale Circle on May 30.

• Checked on houseless persons camping off Bakery Lane on May 30.

• Investigated a deer-versus-car accident on Court Street Extension on May 30.

• Served a no-trespass notice on May 30 to a person who wasn’t wanted at Greg’s Meat Market.

• Were informed of the theft of a bike from Middlebury College campus on May 30.

• Conducted a welfare check on May 30 on an elderly resident in the Lower Foote Street area.

• Gave a courtesy ride to a patient who had been discharged from Porter Hospital on May 31.

• Responded to a report of a theft in the College Street area on May 31.

• Were informed of the theft of a wallet from an unlocked vehicle parked off Court Street on May 31.

• Helped a man who was having a mental health crisis in the Mill Street area on May 31.

• Responded to a report of a Middlebury Union High School student with a vaping device on campus on May 31.

• Cited Cormick Cantwell, 41, of Middlebury for disorderly conduct, following an investigation of multiple noise complaints in the MacIntyre Lane area at around 2:45 a.m. on May 31. Police said they believe Cantwell was intentionally setting off a car alarm to cause a public disturbance.

• Responded to a report of a man throwing a drink at a MacDonald’s Restaurant employee on June 1.

• Assisted a Vermont State Police trooper with a driving-under-the influence investigation on Porter Drive on June 1.

• Assisted Vermont Fish & Game officials with an investigation off Pulp Mill Bridge Road in Weybridge on June 1.

• Relocated a turtle that was in danger on Pulp Mill Bridge Road on June 1.

• Increased patrols on the East Main Street area on June 2 in wake of a reported surge in car break-ins.

• Assisted an East Middlebury resident with a credit-card fraud complaint on June 2.

• Checked on houseless persons camping off Bakery Lane on June 2.

• Received a report that someone had stolen some cash from an unlocked vehicle parked off Wilmar Street on June 2.

• Received a report of someone rummaging through an unlocked car parked off East Main Street on June 2.

• Were informed of a theft from a vehicle parked on Schoolhouse Hill Road on June 2.

• Responded to the reported death of 79-year-old James Trievel at a Danyow Drive residence on June 2. Police determined Trievel had died of natural causes.

• Responded to a reported theft from a vehicle parked on Ossie Road on June 2.

• Assisted VSP at the scene of a crash on Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on June 2.

• Checked on the welfare of a person founding sleeping in their car parked off Merchants Row on June 3.

• Investigated a June 3 report of several abandoned cars parked off Mill Street.

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