Milton police mpd

The Milton Police Department responded to 130 incidents between March 19-25. Thirty-six were traffic stops, eight were ATV/snowmobile complaints and four were welfare checks. 

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

March 19

5:50 a.m. Lamoille Terrace

Officer Jones and K9 Biscotti monitored traffic in the area for a motorist who allegedly drives erratically each day at the same time. Jones and K9 Biscotti did not observe any violations during their patrol.

5:48 p.m. Cherry Street

Corporal Porter spoke with four individuals walking along the railroad tracks. Porter informed the party the railroad company does not wish to have any individuals on the tracks and pointed out a nearby sign stating that. The party agreed to get off the tracks.

March 20

1:48 a.m. Devino Road

The Essex Police Department stopped a motorist and believed the vehicle may be stolen. Corporal Grenier responded to the last known address of the owner to determine if the vehicle was stolen. Grenier determined it had been some time since the person lived there.

8:38 p.m. Middle Road

Corporal Grenier was dispatched after a car nearly hit a caller. He was unable to locate the car and requested Colchester PD be notified as it was traveling into Colchester.

March 21

9:55 a.m. Hemlock Road

Corporal Grenier answered several questions about a family member that was harassing a caller via telephone.

6:22 p.m. Mansfield Road

Sergeant LaFountain responded to the area for the report of loud music and a party occurring for the last five hours. Upon his arrival, there was no loud music playing and everything was now quiet.

March 22

7:05 a.m. Milton High School

SRO Raymond and Officer Noel assisted teaching the driver’s education class.

2:54 p.m. Middle Road

Corporal Coulombe charged a 47-year-old Milton man with violating an abuse prevention order and violating court-ordered conditions of release after he was observed in a car with the protected individual. Goodman was cited into court at a later date.

March 23

7:55 a.m. Middle Road

The Milton Police and Rescue Departments were dispatched to a two-car accident involving a school bus. No injuries were reported by either driver, staff or the students on the bus. The students were screened by Milton Rescue and transferred to another school bus.

The school bus sustained minor damage and the car was totaled resulting in both being towed from the scene. The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles responded and conducted a post-crash inspection and found the school bus was in proper operating condition.

As a result of Corporal Coulombe’s investigation, he found the cause of the crash to be the school bus driver’s inattention and failure to yield the right-of-way.

7:31 p.m. Bombardier Road

Officer Jones and K9 Biscotti fielded questions regarding child custody procedures for a newly-separated couple.

March 24

10:01 a.m. Rita Way

A caller reported receiving several threatening and repeated phone calls. Sergeant Locke called the complainant back who said they were all set and did not need any assistance.

11:31 a.m. Boysenberry Drive

Officer Bosworth is investigating a vandalism where someone smashed out the rear window of a car.

March 25

11:27 a.m. Interstate 89

The Vermont State Police requested assistance with a motor vehicle that had blown a tire and left debris in the roadway. Sergeant Locke remained on scene providing blue lights until a tow truck arrived.

5:31 p.m. Kendra Drive

Officer Bosworth responded after a neighbor called in ATVs driving on the roadway and in backyards. Boswoth remained in the area for a period of time but was unable to locate the responsible party.

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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