1 Uninsured vehicle
1 Driving under the influence
1 Violation of abuse prevention order
8/22, 1:15 p.m., Juvenile Problem, Milton High School, Rebecca Lander Dr.
A guidance counselor from MHS contacted police because another counselor had seen a picture of a student posing with a “military-style” rifle on Facebook but that there didn’t appear to be any threats of violence associated with the photo. Police checked with the student involved and learned it was an airsoft gun. The officer advised the student that nothing illegal had happened and that he was just following up for the guidance counselor.
8/22, 8:24 p.m., Threatening, Cobble Hill Rd.
A resident called police to say his neighbor threatened to shoot him if he entered the neighbor’s property. Police advised both parties to stay away from each other.
8/22, 10:10 p.m., Sex Offense, West Milton Rd.
A woman reported that her male neighbor was masturbating in front of an open window that faces her home, according to the police dispatch log. The case was forwarded to the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations.
8/23, 10:41 a.m., Threatening, Overlake Dr.
A man found an archery arrow in his front lawn and took it as a threat related to an incident that happened two weeks prior. Police told the man was told to call them if anyone suspicious shows up at his residence.
8/23, 11:41 a.m., Suspicious, Rollin Irish Rd.
A resident called police reporting he got an email stating that a complaint was filed against him with the Better Business Bureau; he contacted the BBB, which said it was a scam and to delete it. The man wanted to notify police of the incident.
8/23, 5:27 p.m., Gas/Vapor Leak, Rec Park, Park Place
A strange odor was reported near the bathrooms at the recreation fields. Police checked the area and determined the odor was most likely septic venting naturally.
8/23, 5:28 p.m., DUI, McMullen Rd.
Police arrested Ronald Lemieux, 53, of Milton for driving under the influence, first offense, with a blood-alcohol content of .110. He was cited to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court – Criminal Division on September 11.
8/25, 9:28 a.m., Vehicle Towed, Milton Police Dept., Bombardier Rd.
During the football jamboree, police located a vehicle parked in the police parking only spot that didn’t belong to one of the officers. It was towed after an attempt to contact the owner was unsuccessful.
8/25, 2:26 p.m., Juvenile Problem, Shady Lane
A resident called and was concerned that her 14-year-old daughter had accepted a 30-something-year-old male as a friend on Facebook. She was concerned because the daughter doesn’t know the male, who doesn’t appear to be from Vermont. The mother wanted police to do a criminal background check on the man to see if he was a sex offender. The officer explained that no criminal act had occurred, and because of that, they can’t perform a check. Police told the woman to change her daughter’s privacy settings on Facebook to prevent these sort of things from happening.
8/26, 3:37 p.m., Suspicious, Aubuchon Hardware, Route 7
A shopper at Aubuchon Hardware called to report overhearing two store employees discussing burning furniture later that day, which could be a violation of Vermont burning laws. Police contacted a store supervisor and asked him to speak with his staff.
8/27, 11:08 a.m., Burglary, Boysenberry Dr.
A woman called police to report her home was ransacked and that several guns were taken from a gun cabinet. Knives were also missing. The case is still under investigation.
8/28, 12:57 p.m., Fire, Hannaford, Route 7
Police responded to assist Milton Fire Department at Hannaford for report of smoke in the machine room. Firefighters checked the building and a short time later allowed people to re-enter the store.
8/28, 3:34 p.m., Found Property, Railroad St.
A radio was found between Railroad Street and Villemaire Drive. The owner came to the police department to pick it up later that day.
8/28, 10:13 p.m., Suspicious, McMullen Rd.
A woman called to report that her home’s doors were open when she came home. Police checked and found no one inside; nothing was missing or out of place.
Police reports reflect data as logged by Milton Police at press time.