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The Milton Police Department responded to 155 incidents between April 2-8, including 56 traffic stops, four welfare checks and 14 school resource officer activities. 

This log would not be possible without the generous assistance of the Milton Police Department.

April 2

12:15 p.m. U.S. Route 7

Sergeant Locke, a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), stopped a 31-year-old Milton woman for an observed motor vehicle violation. The female showed signs of drug impairment and was subsequently placed under arrest for DUI. Criminal charges are pending the results of a blood draw.

5:51 p.m. River Street

Corporal Porter checked on a motorist on the side of the road. They reported they ran out of gas and had a family member coming.

April 3

7:32 p.m. Poor Farm Road

Officer McQueen responded to the area for an on-going ATV problem. When he arrived on scene, he did not locate any ATVs.

11:16 p.m. Deer Run

Officer McQueen responded to a small bonfire during a burn ban. The owners agreed to put it out.

April 4

1:30 p.m. Hannaford

Officer Bosworth responded to a retail theft. Loss Prevention and Officer Bosworth were able to identify the suspect. The suspect was issued a notice of trespass for the property.

7:40 p.m. Cooper Road

Corporal Grenier responded to a call about an erratic purple car. Upon his arrival, there was no purple car in the area.

April 5

2:54 p.m. Middle Road

Sergeant Locke responded to a 911 hang up. A witness reported seeing one person strike another. However, neither suspect nor victim wished to speak with the police. The suspect left the scene with a friend.

5 p.m. Deer Run

Officer Jones and K9 Biscotti responded to a littering complaint. They located the responsible juvenile party. The juvenile agreed to clean up all the trash in lieu of receiving a littering ticket.

April 6

4:37 p.m. Depot Road (Colchester)

Officer Schiavo stopped a 47-year-old Milton man for violating a restraining order. The man was observed in a car with the protected individual. During the course of his investigation, Schiavo noted signs of drug impairment.

Sergeant Locke conducted a DRE evaluation and opined the man was under the influence of a drug. He was cited into court to answer to the charge of DUI-Drug, Violating an Abuse Prevention Order and Violating Conditions of Release.

6:02 p.m. Dewey Drive

Corporal Coulombe was dispatched to a family fight. Upon his arrival, it was determined two household members were verbally confrontational when one was told to clean their room. The member with the dirty room contacted other family members and subsequently moved out.

April 7

7:10 p.m. Hobbs Road

The Milton Fire Department was dispatched to a residence for an illegal burn during the burn ban.

7:22 p.m. Lake Road

Officer Schiavo located a motorist who broke down. He remained on scene with them until a tow truck arrived on scene.

April 8

11:27 a.m. U.S. Route 7

Officer Schiavo responded to the Milton Diner for a commercial alarm. He located a delivery driver who accidentally triggered the alarm.

5:39 p.m. McMullen Road

Sergeant Philbrook responded to a Light-Sport Airplane accident during which the operator lost a piece of their bumper. Officers searched the area but the bumper did not have identifiable features.

Written By

Staff Writer

Bridget Higdon is a Staff Writer. She was previously the editor-in-chief of The Vermont Cynic, UVM's independent newspaper. She’s been published in Seven Days, Editor & Publisher and Vermont Vacation Guide. She likes to cook and explore Vermont by bike.

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