The Milton Police Department responded to 146 incidents between May 21-27, including 43 traffic stops, 7 vin verifications and 4 alarms.
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6:19 a.m. - East Rd
Ofc. McQueen conducted directed speed enforcement on East Rd in response to complaints of increased speeding in the area.
10:00 a.m. - Main St
Ofc. McQueen observed two large pieces of metal fall off of a large box truck traveling on Main St. He stopped the vehicle to notify the operator and they determined the pieces were part of the vehicle, though not critical and the operator was able to continue on his way after the pieces were retrieved.
1:47 p.m. - US Route 7
Cpl. Coulombe responded to a retail theft which had occurred about 2 hours prior. The theft had been of several gardening items. Cpl. Coulombe was subsequently able to locate a vehicle matching the description seen in the surveillance video in a nearby residential development. He then observed several items outside the residence which were consistent with the stolen items and when he made contact with the resident, he was able to identify the male as the person who had taken the items. The male admitted to taking the items and returned them. He was issued a notice of trespass so that he could not return to the store.
3:16 p.m. - US Route 7
Cpl. Coulombe was provided a found wallet by store employees of a local business. Using the contents of the wallet, he was able to identify and contact the owner and later return the wallet.
4:11 p.m. - I89NB Exit 17
Cpl. Coulombe responded to assist the Vermont State Police with a single vehicle crash on the interstate with airbag deployment and entrapment. He assisted at the scene until the occupant could be removed from the vehicle and assessed by Milton Rescue. The operator was not seriously injured.
10:55 p.m. - Gardner Rd
Ofc. Corbin spoke with a complainant who had received a text from a number she did not recognize making non-specific threats towards her. After speaking with her, Ofc. Corbin advised her it was likely a scam designed to elicit money and he suggested she should block the number.
11:10 p.m. - Racine Rd
Ofc. Noel responded to a report of an audible alarm somewhere in the area. He was able to locate the source from a local business, however, he was not able to reset the alarm or make contact with the business key holder.
3:22 p.m. - West Milton Rd
Cpl. Coulombe observed several people fishing in an area where fishing is prohibited due to annual fish spawning. He made contact with them until a warden could arrive to speak with them further.
8:25 p.m. - US Route 7
Ofc. Corbin responded to a report of a vehicle operating in an erratic manner. He was only provided a make and model of the vehicle. He located one vehicle matching the description, but did not observe any infractions and did not stop the vehicle.
9:18 a.m. - Bear Trap Rd
Cpl. Coulombe located a goat in the roadway and assisted the owner with returning the goat to its enclosure.
11:02 a.m. - Beaver Brook Rd
Ofc. Jones spoke with a complainant who was upset about a neighborhood cat killing birds. Ofc. Jones explained there was no ordinance or statute related to this activity and that no enforcement action could be taken.
1:33 p.m. - US Rt 7, Colchester
Cpl. Coulombe assisted the Colchester Police Department in attempting to locate a vehicle involved in a road rage incident in which one operator had allegedly brandished a firearm at the other. The suspect was later identified and the Colchester Police Department is still investigating the incident.
4:28 p.m. - US Route 7
Ofc. Schiavo responded to a report of a female who appeared to be “slumped over” in the grass with a small child. He made contact with the female who was simply resting and playing with her child while waiting for her ride.
7:45 p.m. - Rita Way
Ofc. Schiavo responded to a report of a male reported to be intoxicated and verbally aggressive. He spoke with the parties involved and determined no assault had occurred and after speaking with and calming both parties, they decided to both remain at the residence and that no further police involvement was necessary.
4:25 a.m. - US Route 7
Ofc. Corbin responded to a female who was suicidal and was actively cutting herself with a knife. Upon arriving, he was able to deescalate the situation and convince the female to drop the knife. The female agreed to speak with Milton Rescue and be transported to the hospital to speak with a crisis clinician.