Milton police mpd

The Milton Police Department responded to 130 incidents between March 12-18. Forty-eight were traffic stops, three were mental health-related and three were school resource officer activities. 

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

March 12

10:28 a.m. Milton Rd. - Welfare Check

SRO Raymond assisted the Milton Town School District by conducting a welfare check of a student who appeared to be “disoriented” during a Zoom class. The student was in good health and stated they did not like the class and were disinterested in it.

6:08 p.m. 17 Rebecca Lander Dr. - Disturbance

Office Corbin responded to Milton High School for a report of a male causing a disturbance. Upon arrival and investigation, it was learned that an employee had been loud and upset and subsequently left without any further incident. All parties involved said it was just a verbal argument and no physical altercation had taken place.

March 13

8:11 a.m. Eagle Mountain, Harbor Rd. - Assist-Public

Officer Jones took a complaint about a fisherman trespassing on private property to access the lake. Jones found multiple fadedm unreadable trespassing signs that made it impossible to prove the fisherman had knowingly trespassed.

4:46 p.m. U.S. Route 7 / Boysenberry Dr. - DUI-Drugs

Officer Corbin arrested a 60-year-old Milton man on suspicion of DUI-Drugs. He was cited into Chittenden County Superior Court-Criminal Division for a later date.

March 14

12:09 a.m. U.S. Route 7 / Maplefields, Colchester

Officer Noel arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of driving with a criminally suspended license and violations of conditions of release. He was cited into Chittenden County Superior Court-Criminal Division for a later date.

12:41 p.m. Everest Rd. - Utility Problem

Officer Jones assisted Milton Fire Department with a downed power line in the area of Everest Road and Cadreact Road. Green Mountain Power arrived and cleared the line from the roadway.

March 15

9:50 a.m. U.S. Route 7 N - Motor Vehicle Complaint

Officer Bosworth investigated a complaint of a vehicle running the red lights of a school bus. The operator was contacted and spoken to about the incident.

3:20 p.m. Sammanikki Cir. - Assist-Public

Corporal Porter spoke with a homeowner who said neighbors had been driving homemade go karts on Chrisemily Lane and Sammanikki Cir. Porter said to call back when it was occurring so officers could investigate.

March 16

8:26 a.m. Railroad St. - Directed Patrol

Corporal Porter followed a school bus on its route to ensure there were no red light violations. No violations were observed, and all the kids made it safely to school.

1:18 p.m. Duffy Rd. - Directed Patrol

A directed patrol was conducted on Duffy Road by Corporal Porter, after stopping an operator for speeding. The operator was observed doing 75 mph in the posted 40 mph zone with radar and was ticketed for the violation.

9:55 p.m. 259 U.S. Route 7 S - Suspicious Event

Sergeant LaFountain responded to the parking lot of Hannaford’s for a report of a juvenile being forced into a vehicle. Upon arrival, he determined this was not the case, and that the juvenile had been acting out.

March 17

8:45 a.m. 17 Rebecca Lander Dr. - Assist-Public

SRO Raymond checked in with a student via FaceTime to make sure they were doing okay, and spent a few minutes speaking with the student during the remote learning day.

9:40 p.m. 327 U.S. Route 7 S - Suspicious Event

Officer Jones observed a vehicle in the parking lot of Marty’s Auto with its lights on. Upon making contact, Jones was told by an individual that they were looking for a used truck for sale. A check of the area revealed no signs of criminal activity.

March 18

7:39 a.m. 42 Herrick Ave - School Resource Officer Activity

SRO Raymond participated in a Community Connection forum at the Milton Middle School in regards to internet safety.

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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