The Milton Police Department responded to 98 incidents between Feb. 12-18. Here is a selection of those incidents.
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5:57 a.m. U.S. Route 7 / Precast Road
Sergeant Locke responded to a report of a large piece of brown paper in the travel lane on U.S. Route 7. Upon arrival the paper was gone.
1:44 p.m. U.S. Route 7
A 36-year-old Essex man was arrested on suspicion of DUI. He was cited into court for a later date.
7:31 a.m. U.S. Route 7 S
Officer Corbin and Sergeant Locke responded to a 911-call hang up. They eventually made contact with the caller who said she was arguing with her friend and admitted to drinking. Both parties stated no assault had occurred and it was a verbal argument.
3:12 p.m. Atrium Way
Sergeant Locke observed a vehicle with an equipment violation and approached the operator after the vehicle had parked, to speak with him. While speaking with the operator, he observed signs of impairment.
The operator, 36-year-old Milton man was subsequently arrested for suspicion of DUI of Drugs. At the conclusion of roadside tests and additional tests administered by a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) at the Milton Police Department, he was subsequently processed and released after being issued a citation to appear in court on a later date to answer to the charge of DUI-Drugs.
5:04 p.m. Lake Road / Van Everest Fishing Access
Sergeant LaFountain responded to a report of a vehicle which had been left in the parking lot of the Van Everest Fishing Area. The complainant was concerned that the owner may be out on the ice and in some distress. Shortly after arriving at the access, LaFountain located the owner who was just returning from ice fishing and was determined to be fine.
7:54 p.m. Misty Bay Road
Sergeant LaFountain responded to a report of a residential burglary alarm activation. When he arrived, he checked the residence and surrounding area and did not observe any signs of unlawful entry or prints nearby to suggest someone had attempted to break in. The key holder was contacted and it was determined they did not need to respond.
8:50 p.m. Poor Farm Road
Officer Noel responded to a report of a group of juveniles knocking on neighbors doors. He located and spoke with the juveniles who apologized and returned home. No further action was taken.
1:50 p.m. Hummingbird Lane
Officer Corbin responded to a report of a disturbance in which a female showed up at the residence and assaulted her ex-husband. The female departed the scene, but was located a short time later by Corbin.
As a result of his investigation, he arrested a 49-year-old Essex Junction woman for Domestic Assault. She was later released on conditions of release and ordered to appear in court at a later date.
5:12 p.m. Eagle Mountain Harbor Road
Officer Noel responded to a report of a vehicle speeding back and forth on the roadway. Upon arriving, he checked the area, but was unable to locate it. Only a vehicle description was provided and no registration plate was available to identify the owner.
7:27 p.m. Merrill Lane
Officer Noel responded to a report of an argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend. He determined the argument was verbal and there was no probable cause for an arrest. Noel provided the parties with contact information for obtaining a protection order as well as for the Community Outreach Program.
9:21 p.m. Interstate 89 Northbound
Officer Noel assisted the Vermont State Police with a single vehicle crash on Interstate 89. He had the occupants keep warm in his patrol car while VSP investigated the crash and until a ride was able to arrive to pick up the occupants. There were no injuries reported.
2:47 p.m. U.S. Route 2 / Rainbow Place
Sergeant Philbrook responded to a report of two chairs and a coffee table in the middle of the roadway. He checked the area and did not observe any debris in or along the roadway, suggesting someone had already removed it.
8:55 p.m. Benning Circle
Corporal Porter responded to conduct a welfare check of a family member who was unable to be reached by phone. The caller was concerned because the person had health complications. Porter found the family member alive and well and they said they would call their family member back to assure them everything was fine.
3:35 a.m. Interstate 89 Southbound / Exit 17
Corporal Porter was monitoring Agency of Transportation radio transmissions and heard them report a vehicle on its side on the Interstate. He responded to assist and check the occupants’ status prior to the arrival of the Vermont State Police.
Porter determined the operator was uninjured and unimpaired and remained on scene until VSP arrived to investigate the crash.
8:04 a.m. U.S. Route 7 / Ritchie Avenue
School Resource Officer Raymond responded to a report of multiple vehicles getting stuck on Gimlet Hill. She notified AOT and assisted with traffic control until the vehicles could be removed or continue on their way.