The Milton Police Department responded to 168 incidents between April 16-22, including 57 traffic stops, 16 vin verifications and 8 alarms.
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12:14 p.m. - US Route 7 S
Cpl. Porter was dispatched to a two car motor vehicle accident on US Route 7 near Milton Diner. Investigation revealed that the operator of a Chevy Truck was traveling north on US route 7 when an object fell out of the center console and rolled under foot. The drive advised that while trying to get it, the vehicle drifted over the centerline into the southbound lane of travel. Before returning to the correct lane of travel, the truck struck the mirror of a vehicle traveling in the southbound lane. Damage to the side mirror of Vehicle #1 was minimal, while Vehicle #2 sustained a broken side mirror. The truck owner was issued a warning for failing to maintain a lane of travel.
9:05 p.m. - Southerberry Dr.
Cpl. Grenier and Ofc. Bosworth responded to an anonymous female caller who reported people shooting fireworks towards animals in the area of the vacant lot at the end of Southerberry Drive. The area was checked without any sighting of fireworks, and no further complaints were received.
12:04 p.m. - Mackey St
Cpl. Porter responded to a complaint that the attendees of a garage sale in the Mackey Street area were parking on either side of the road, potentially prohibiting passage of emergency vehicles if necessary. The owners of the home confirmed they would ensure all shoppers would be advised to park on only one side of the road.
7:41 p.m. - U.S. Route 7 S
Cpl. Grenier assisted a subject file a report at a residence on US Route 7. Upon arrival, a set of tire tracks were discovered across the lawn where a vehicle had collided with a mile marker post before coming to a stop on the front lawn in front of the residence. Tire tracks in the road indicate the vehicle crossed the center lane of traffic then crossed the yard roughly 200 meters before colliding with the mile marker stake, narrowly missing a telephone pole and coming to a stop in the front lawn. Damage to the lawn and mile marker are estimated to be less than $200.
7:22p.m. - McMullen Rd
Cpl. Grenier responded to a call of a stolen lawn mower. Further investigation revealed that the lawn mower was left with the keys in the ignition near a pile of miscellaneous items that were intended to be advertised as free. Though a sign did not accompany these items, the mower was later returned, having been taken under the assumption the lawn mower was free.
9:53 p.m. - Middle Rd / Russell Cir
Ofc. Bosworth conducted a motor vehicle stop for an observed motor vehicle violation. Upon contact, the driver showed signs of impairment. Stacy Lapointe of Milton was then arrested under suspicion of DUI, and was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.
10:56 a.m.- McMullen Rd
Cpl. Coulombe responded to a report of an SUV parked across from a residence. It was reported that the vehicle was partially in the roadway, and intermittently occupied by a female over a period of 20 minutes. Upon arrival to the area, the SUV in question had departed.
11:52 p.m. - U.S. Rt 7 S, Milton, VT
Ofc. Noel and Ofc. Corbin were patrolling the US Route 7 area and became aware of an unsecure business. The property was searched, with no stolen or damaged items found. After clearing the premises, it was secured.
3:55 p.m. - 89 U.S. Route 7 N
Sgt. Locke was dispatched to the US Route 7 area with a report of red truck driving erratically. Upon arrival, no vehicle matching that description or driving pattern was found.
7:01 p.m. - 17 Rebecca Lander Dr
Ofc. Noel attended the lacrosse practice of the 7th and 8th grade boy’s practice and provided radar to determine how fast their shots travelled.
10:11 p.m. - W Milton Rd
Ofc. Noel responded to a domestic disturbance between a female and her boyfriend. Further investigation revealed that both parties were a bit physical after an argument, though neither had physical marks or bruises. Milton rescue also responded and assessed that there were no injuries. It was also determined the female was at a high level of intoxication. Both parties agreed to sleep in separate rooms for the evening.
12:08 p.m. - 199 Route 7 S
Sgt. Lafountain was dispatched to Aubuchon on US Route 7 for a report of a shopper leaving the premises without paying for several flowers and bags of soil. Management had notated the license plate of the subject, who was identified and contacted. She returned to Aubuchon and paid for the items taken and was subsequently trespassed.
1:17 p.m. - 6 River St
Ofc. McQueen was dispatched to Simon’s gas station for a report of an unknown male driving a Chevy with Michigan plates who appeared suspicious or impaired. Further updates detailed the gentleman had moved along to the Dam store on US Route 7. Upon contact, Ofc. McQueen spoke to the man who was simply filling up his vehicle and was lost. He did not seem suspicious or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
1:36 a.m. - Duffy Rd / East Rd
Ofc. Bosworth responded to the Duffy Road / East Road area due to a report of a cow that was loose and potentially blocking the roadway. The owners of the cows were advised of the issue and responded.
2:27 p.m. - Hobbs Rd
Ofc. Mcqueen responded to a call from a landlord whose previous tenants damaged the property. During their lease, the tenants left the residence in poor, unhygienic conditions resulting in their leasing contract to be terminated early. The tenants were given 30 days to gather their belongings from the landlord’s garage using a key to the side door. On the 31st day, the former tenants pried open the garage door to retrieve their items, breaking it. Though the issue is a landlord/tenant dispute and is primarily a civil matter, the incident is still under investigation for criminal charges.