3 Uninspected vehicles
2 Driving with suspended license
1 Misuse of inspection sticker
1 Failure to yield
1 Uninsured vehicle
1 Unregistered vehicle
2 Driving with suspended license
1 Driving under the influence (2nd and subsequent)
1 Possession/cultivation of marijuana
1 Violation of abuse prevention order
1 Violation of conditions of release
Note: Milton Police Department’s new reporting system, Valcour, now requires police to enter every traffic stop into the call log. These higher numbers now reflect that change.
1/9, 12:49 p.m., Drugs, Milton High School, Rebecca Lander Dr.
Officer Charles Brown went to the high school for a report of a student possessing drugs. Administrators had also recovered a small knife from the student prior to Brown’s arrival. Brown found marijuana paraphernalia on the student, a 15-year-old male. The student was released to his mother without criminal charges.
1/9, 6:27 p.m., Accident Property Damage, Sanderson Rd.
Officer Kendra Raymond reported to Sanderson Road at Mears Road for a report of a car off the road. Raymond found a red Nissan truck being pulled out of the ditch by another vehicle. The operator, Robert E. Hogan, 41, from Burlington, told Raymond a dog had distracted him. Raymond detected alcohol on the man’s breath, and Hogan agreed to a roadside breath test. It read .158 BAC, almost twice the legal limit. Raymond also discovered Hogan had a warrant for his arrest. She transported him to Chittenden County Correctional Facility and issued him a citation for driving under the influence #4. He’ll answer it in court on January 28, police said.
1/9, 9:23 p.m., Accident Property Damage, Westford Rd./Ted Rd.
Officer Ed Larente dispatched to the intersection for a car vs. deer accident. The driver of the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier was uninjured, but the deer was worse off: It tried to flee but had two broken legs and collapsed. Larente called Vermont Fish and Wildlife, which gave him the OK to mercifully kill the animal. Larente fired four shots, killing the deer. The car sustained minor damage to its bumper/grill area.
1/10, 8:17 a.m., Larceny from Motor Vehicle, Main St.
A resident called police after someone stole $3 and several CDs from her unlocked vehicle in her driveway overnight. There was no damage to the vehicle.
1/10, 4:24 p.m., Motorist Assist, Route 7
While on patrol, Officer Charles Brown came across a disabled vehicle near the Milton/Georgia town line. Brown spoke to the operator, who advised his car wouldn’t start. The officer stayed with the vehicle until McRae’s arrived to tow it.
1/10, 11:07 p.m., Citizen Dispute, Strawberry Ln.
A woman called police, wanting her husband and son removed from the residence; she alleged she had paperwork showing they were involved in a fraud. Officer Kendra Raymond informed the woman that police couldn’t evict the residents; she provided information about court restraining orders. The woman left the residence to stay with her daughter in Fairfax. Upon reviewing this case during this week’s police log, Detective Cpl. Paul Locke took note to follow up on the fraud claim.
1/11, 10:55 a.m., Forgery, Route 7
A male entered Peoples United Bank in Milton to try to cash a check stolen from a Burlington business. The teller saw the check was flagged and contacted police. The male was identified but left the bank. Burlington police are now investigating the case since it originated in their jurisdiction.
1/11, 1:28 p.m., Larceny, Milton High School, Rebecca Lander Dr.
A teacher reported someone had stolen his Kindle Fire e-reader in a Hello Kitty bag from his desk between 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9 and the date. The device is valued at $200. Police have no leads at this time.
1/11, 7:22 p.m., Suspicious, Trayah Dr.
Lamoille Ambulance Service called police after a driver detected a chemical smell coming from one residence. Police arrived but didn’t find anything suspicious.
1/12, 2:36 p.m., Car Seat Inspection, Bombardier Rd.
Officer Jason Porter performed a car seat inspection for a new parent; he is the only Milton officer certified. Call 893-6171 for this service.
1/13, 12:04 p.m., Juvenile Problem, Woodcrest Circle
A 17-year-old male called police after receiving harassing messages from his ex-girlfriend on Facebook. Police gave him guidance and instructions on how to safely use the social media platform.
1/14, 2:41 p.m., Recovered Property, Bombardier Rd.
Someone found a knife at the Bombardier Park tennis courts and turned it in to police. Call 893-6171 to claim it.
1/14, 6:57 p.m., Vandalism, Route 7
A resident called police to report the front window of her mobile home was smashed out, presumably by a rock. Officer Kendra Raymond responded but has no suspects or leads at this time.
1/15, 9:28 a.m., Suspicious, Gonyeau Rd.
A construction company foreman called police after noticing a lock was broken off a box containing equipment. Nothing was missing from the box. Police took note of the suspicious activity.
1/15, 9:47 p.m., Suspicious, River St.
A woman called police after a man approached her on the street. The woman was dropping off her friend and had pulled over on Route 7 when a white man in his 30s with no glasses or facial hair approached and said he was from a Neighborhood Watch and needed to know why she parked there; he then asked for her name, address and phone number. Officers Kendra Raymond and Gordon LaFountain were unable to locate the man’s black, two-door Chevrolet Camaro with white flames.