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Middlebury Police Log: Threat to MUMS found not credible

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on June 14 investigated a report of a threat of future school-related violence at Middlebury Union Middle School. 

Police ultimately found that there was no credible threat and referred the juvenile who was determined to have made the threat to the state’s Balanced and Restorative Justice program. 

Between June 10 and 17 Middlebury police completed one foot patrol and 10 car patrols, conducted 17 traffic stops and responded to alarms at seven local businesses. 

Police also conducted five welfare checks and periodically checked on houseless persons camping off Bakery Lane. 

In other action last week, Middlebury police: 

• Found a bike abandoned on Happy Valley Road on June 11. 

• Helped staff at the Charter House homeless shelter on North Pleasant Street remove someone who was causing issues on June 11. 

• Cited Josie Rheaume, 22, of Salisbury for retail theft on June 11. 

• Responded to a verbal dispute on Jackson Lane on June 11. The involved parties agreed to remain peaceful. 

• Responded to a report of a South Village Green resident hearing people in the attic of her apartment building on June 11. Police determined the complaint was unfounded. 

• Followed up on a motor vehicle complaint on Ossie Road on June 12. 

• Spoke with a houseless man who was staying in a tent he’d set up on private property on South Main Street on June 12. The man took down his tent and left the area. 

• Helped a motorist who ran out of fuel in the area of Seymour and Elm streets on June 12. 

• Assisted a woman whose young child had “placed her keys in a slide” at a playground on June 12. 

• Responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Seymour Street on June 12. 

• Checked on a report of a sick fox in the area of South Main Street on June 12. 

• Looked into suspicious activity on Bakery Lane on June 12. 

• Investigated a two-car crash in the Court Square and Court Street area on June 12. 

• Checked on people walking around a closed business on Route 7 South on June 12. 

• Spoke with someone sleeping in the gazebo after park hours on June 13. 

• Responded to a parking lot accident at a Route 7 South business on June 13. 

• Responded to a complaint of unwanted gestures by a resident on Delancey Lane on June 13. 

• Heard a report of an overheated dog in a vehicle on Main Street on June 13. 

• Helped a resident with text messages he believed were threatening on June 13. 

• Checked on a vehicle parked at a Weybridge Street home when no one should have been there on June 13. 

• Helped Middlebury Regional EMS (MREMS) with a mental health patient at the Abbey Pond Trailhead on June 14. 

• Responded to a trespass complaint on Main Street on June 14. The individual was told to avoid the area. 

• Investigated a suspicious person on Burnham Drive on June 14. 

• Responded to a two-car crash in the area of Court Street and Rogers Road on June 14. 

• Received reports of a man walking in the middle of Seymour Street and yelling at passing cars on June 14. 

• Responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at a closed business on Foote Street on June 14. 

• Investigated a two-car crash on Court Street Extension. 

• Participated, along with Middlebury firefighters and other emergency responders, in an escort of the Middlebury Union High School baseball team following the team’s championship game win on June 15. 

• Checked out a motor vehicle complaint on Court Street on June 16. 

• Investigated a two-car crash in the area of Main and Seymour streets on June 16. 

• Looked into a report of animal abuse on Main Street on June 16. Police did not find any dog or persons in the area matching the description provided by the caller. 

• Assisted MREMS with a medical call in Seymour Street Extension and Valley View Drive area on June 16. 

 

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