2 Uninspected vehicles
2 Speeding
1 Driving with suspended license
1 Failure to display front plate
1 Inspection sticker not assigned to vehicle
1 Using portable electronic device
1 Operating without license

2 Driving with criminally suspended license
1 Drugs – cocaine sale, < 2.5 g


3/7, 11:16 a.m., Public Assist, Route 7
Officer Jareco Coulombe checked on suspicious bags at the Exit 17 Maplefield’s after the clerk made his aware of the bags. Coulombe determined they most likely belonged to a transient person and asked that they not be thrown away as they had warm clothing in them.

3/7, 1:45 p.m., Suspicious, Rebecca Lander Dr.
Report is incomplete at this time and currently under active investigation.

3/7, 7:06 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Route 7 at Clapper Rd.
Cpl. Jason Porter took a report of an erratic operator headed south on U.S. Route 7 from Clapper Road toward Colchester. Officers were not in the area to intercept vehicle and Colchester PD was notified.

3/8, 7:15 a.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Tennis Ct.
Officer Coulombe responded to a complaint to vandalism by motor vehicle. Upon arrival he spoke with a male juvenile who was operating a motor vehicle. Investigation revealed that the juvenile had been “blowing donuts” in the parking lot; however, the damage did not warrant criminal charges being brought. Officer Coulombe spoke with the parents who advised they would speak with their son and take corrective action.

3/8, 8:46 a.m., Accident – Property Damage, Middle Rd. at Rock Ledge Rd.
Officer Coulombe responded to a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival he found that the vehicle was in the ditch and was being pulled out by a good Samaritan. Investigation showed the operator was headed north when she got too close to the edge of the roadway and got sucked into the ditch. The operator was uninjured and subsequently drove her vehicle away.

3/8, 7:48 p.m., Animal Problem, Bombardier Rd.
Officer Noi Jones investigated a dog bite incident. The owner was visiting family where her dog bit a family member. That family member was treated at the ER and the dog was subsequently impounded at the Milton dog pound for not being registered as required under the town ordnance. The dog was up to date on its rabies vaccinations.

3/9, 9:51 a.m., Public Assist, Devino Rd.
A female called to complain about a truck parked in her driveway. The female was advised that if she wanted the vehicle removed, she could tow from her driveway as it was on her private property.

3/9, 12:37 p.m., Suspicious, Route 7
Officer Ed Larente responded to Milton Beverage for a report of a customer who had his card declined and the store was refusing to give the card back. Upon arrival Larente learned that the card had been returned to the customer and that the customer should call his financial institution.

3/9, 3:18 p.m., Juvenile Problem, Herrick Ave.
Report is incomplete. Case is under active investigation.

3/10, 3:49 p.m., Public Assist, Lawnwood Dr.
Officer Larente took a complaint of a cell phone that was locked and not able to be used. The complainant advised he had bought the phone from a private party and upon receiving the phone it was locked. The company the phone belonged to, Rent-a-Center, advised the phone was not stolen but could not be used until the balance was paid. Larente tried to contact the seller but was unable to make contact. He advised the complainant this is a civil matter, but if he could get contact info with the seller he would speak with him.

3/11, 10:51 a.m., Larceny from Motor Vehicle, Nancy Dr.
Report is incomplete. Under active investigation.

3/11, 5:48 p.m., Public Assist, Sawyer Ave.
Report is incomplete. Under active investigation.

3/11, 10:51 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, River St.
Cpl. Gordon LaFountain responded to a complaint about a vehicle shining its headlights into a residence for an hour. Upon making contact with the vehicle’s operator, he learned that the operator was talking with a friend. The operator advised she would move the vehicle.

3/12, 9:15 a.m., Citizen Dispute, Southerberry Dr.
A complainant called to complain about a male letting his dog defecate on their lawn. Upon arrival Officer Kendra Raymond spoke to both parties. The dog owner was advised to not let his dog defecate on private property.

3/12, 2:20 p.m., Fraud, Bombardier Rd.
Report is incomplete. Under active investigation.

3/12, 4:33 p.m., Threats/Harassment, Bombardier Rd.
Officer Raymond spoke with a woman who was worried her sister’s ex-boyfriend was going to come to her house and cause a scene while picking up his clothes. Raymond encouraged the complainant to make the exchange in the parking lot of the PD if she was worried about something happening.

3/12, 9:37 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Route 7
Officer Coulombe was dispatched to a report of a vehicle driving at high rate of speed while passing another vehicle. Coulombe spoke with the operator of the vehicle who denied going that fast.

3/13, 7:07 a.m., Assist Motorist, North Rd. at Cooper Rd.
Officer Jones responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch. Upon arrival he observed a vehicle had slid off the road. There was no damage to the vehicle or other property. The vehicle was pulled back onto the roadway without incident.

3/13, Noon, Vandalism, Tennis Ct.
Report incomplete. Under investigation.

3/13, 2:06 p.m., Public Assist, Bombardier Rd.
Officer Raymond spoke with someone regarding issues with ATVs in Milton and where they can be ridden.

3/13, 2:37 p.m., Citizen Dispute, Middle Rd.
Officer Raymond responded to Milton PD to speak with two operators of motor vehicle who had been involved in a traffic dispute. Upon her arrival both parties were gone and neither party left their information with dispatch.

3/13, 8:16 p.m., Disturbance, Route 7
Officer Coulombe and Cpl. Chris Grenier responded to a report of two individuals refusing to leave the complainant’s residence. Upon arrival the two parties agreed to leave and were give a courtesy ride to McDonald’s by Cpl. Grenier.

3/14, 2:53 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Route 7
Cpl. LaFountain responded to Jenkins Auto for a report of a vehicle that had sideswiped the building and then left at 5:45 a.m.  Video was obtained but does now allow for positive identification of the truck. Vehicle appears to be a dark colored pickup truck, possibly a Toyota Tundra.

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