Wednesday, Nov. 21 – Tuesday, Nov. 27

Police log

WRITTEN WARNINGS
23

TICKETS
5 Speeding
2 Driving with license suspended
1 Operating without a license
1 Traffic light violation
1 Uninsured vehicle

ARRESTS
2 Driving with license suspended
1 Bad check
1 Domestic assault
1 Forgery

TOTAL CALLS
76

11/21, 2:30 p.m., Fraud, West Milton Rd.
A resident reported a check was stolen from his mailbox and was cashed. Police are still investigating this matter.

11/21, 4:52 p.m., Wanted Person, Strawberry Ln.
MPD arrested a person on Strawberry Lane on an arrest warrant. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to Chittenden Correctional Facility in So. Burlington.

11/21, 5 p.m., Burglary, North Rd.
A woman arrived home and found jewelry and coins were missing. The case is under investigation.

11/21, 5:32 p.m., Suspicious, Short Stop Mobil, Route 7
A clerk at the Short Stop called after a male came into the store and tried to buy tobacco using a female’s ID. The clerk refused to sell the product, and the man starting yelling before he left the store. Police were unable to locate the man.

11/22, 2:07 a.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Woodcrest Circle
A resident, concerned about recent burglaries, was suspicious of a pick-up truck that had pulled into a nearby driveway and backed out. The officer located the truck, and the operator said he was looking for his girlfriend, who was visiting a residence in the area. He was unsure which one. Police determined the man’s activity was not suspicious and sent him on his way.

11/23, 1:04 p.m., Theft
A caller said pills were stolen from her purse sometime overnight. The female complainant said she’d stayed at a friend’s house, but when asked for the address, the caller couldn’t provide one and refused to contact the friend. Police took the report for informational purposes only.

11/24 and 11/25, around 2 p.m., Animal Noise, Milton Falls Court
Police responded to the neighborhood on November 24 for a report of barking dogs. Officer Ed Larente spoke with the caller, who said the dogs’ owner had left five minutes prior to his arrival. Larente told the caller to notify him if the problem continued. The next day, around the same time, the same complainant called the PD for more barking dogs. Larente arrived on scene but did not notice any nuisance noise. He left the scene without issuing any tickets.

11/25, Noon, Motor Vehicle Complaint, Midtown Mobil, Route 7
The gas station called police when a driver in a green truck left without paying for $40 in diesel fuel. The caller didn’t provide a registration number. Officers on the road attempted to look for the vehicle but were unsuccessful.

11/25, 3:48 p.m., Citizen Assist, West Milton Rd.
A person called police after receiving some threatening texts and Facebook messages. Officers advised the caller to block the harasser on Facebook and to ignore the messages and to call back if the harassment continued.

11/25, 6:46 p.m., Accident Property Damage, Milton Beverage, Route 7
A minor car accident occurred in the parking lot when one vehicle backed into another. The offending driver left the scene but provided contact information. The incident is not being investigated; the complainant wanted to document it for insurance purposes.

11/26, 8:03 a.m., Accident Property Damage, Route 2
A caller reported a hit-and-run collision on Route 2. He said the driver of a black Dodge Avenger had lost control of his or her vehicle and had struck his car. The caller did not see the other driver or the registration number. The caller’s car sustained minor damage.

11/26, 10:37 a.m., Parking Problem, Route 7
A Vermont Agency of Transportation snowplow driver contacted Sgt. John Palasik to report two vehicles would not move from a no-parking area in front of the Red Top apartments. Palasik responded to the scene and explained to the two drivers they needed to move out of the plow’s way and that future incidents would result in towing their vehicles without notification. They complied.

11/26, 8:31 p.m., Citizen Dispute, Jonzetta Court
Two roommates were involved in a dispute over their possessions. One accused the other of stealing. The landlord served the accused party with an eviction notice. The case is still active.

11/27, 5:55 p.m., Citizen Assist, Hidden Meadow
A caller asked police to help her notify a family member in town of a family emergency; she did not have the person’s phone number. Officers made contact with the residents and advised them to call the woman.

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