Milton police mpd

Friday, Oct. 29

US Route 2 / Sandbar-7:24 a.m.

  • A Corporal was sent to the Sandbar State Park area of Route 7 to follow up on the report of a suspicious vehicle parked for a number of days in the area. The driver, who was using this area to camp out in their vehicle, was told this was not permitted and has since moved on.

US Route 7 N / Lake Arrowhead-9:20 a.m.

  • An Officer responded to US Route 7 where a vehicle was reported to be operating erratically. The driver was located and no signs of impairment were noted upon contact. 

Saturday, Oct. 30

Highland Ave-10:44 p.m.

  • Milton police officers responded to a Halloween party on Highland Avenue where it was reported that gunshots were heard and someone said they had a gun . The area was searched, though no gunshots could be heard. Officers spoke with the owners of the home where the party was occuring who said they hadn’t heard gunshots and had no knowledge of a gun. 

Rita Way-11:24 a.m. 

  • An officer responded to a home on Rita Way where a caller had been concerned for a neighbor’s welfare after hearing a dog barking loudly and a baby crying. The officer checked in with a number of residents, but all was well.  

Sunday, Oct. 31

37 Bombardier Road-9:46 a.m.

  • A Corporal met with a citizen at the Milton Police Department who had found a dog running loose on Route 7. The Animal Control Officer for the Town of Milton was notified and was able to coordinate with the owner to take custody of the dog. 

Monday, Nov. 1

Checkerberry Sq-9:23 a.m.-

  • An officer joined Little Feats Child Care to take part in their First Responders week.The officer answered questions and gave the students a tour of a police car.

Bombardier Road-3:38 p.m.

  • A Corporal began a traffic stop for an observed motor vehicle violation. Upon making contact with the driver, signs of impairment were noted. After agreeing to complete Standard Field Sobriety Tests, the driver was taken into custody for Driving Under the Influence and will appear in court at a later date. 

Tuesday, Nov. 2

Duffy Rd / East Rd-9:55 a.m.

  • An officer began a traffic stop for an observed motor vehicle violation. Upon making contact with the driver, signs of impairment were noted. After agreeing to complete Standard Field Sobriety Tests, the driver was taken into custody for Driving Under the Influence and will appear in court at a later date. 

Eagle Mountain Harbor Rd/Lake Rd, Milton, VT-9:37 p.m.

  • An officer was sent to a one car accident on Eagle Mountain Harbor Road. The driver  had misjudged a turn and went off the road into a ditch. No injuries were reported. 

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Railroad St-9:50 a.m. 

  • A Sargent was sent to Railroad Street where it was reported that a railroad crossing arm was detached and blocking the road. The arm did show signs of damage and Sgt. LaFountain was able to move it out of the roadway. The incident is currently under investigation. 

Us Route 7 S-8:36 a.m.

  • A Corporal responded to an accident on US Route 7. In the parking lot of a business, one vehicle had parked next to the building, but failed to fully park the vehicle before exiting. The driver was unable to re-enter the vehicle before it rolled forward and scraped the driver side of another vehicle, giving both the vehicles minor scrapes but nothing else. 

Thursday, Nov. 4

I89 SB Exit 17 On Ramp, Colchester, VT-8:18 a.m.

  • An officer responded to Interstate 89 to assist the Vermont State Police with a motor vehicle accident. The officer remained on scene to assist with lights and safety until other units arrived. 

Cobble Hill Road-10:53 a.m.

  • A Corporal responded to a home on Cobble Hill Road where it had been reported that a woman was bitten by a dog while she was out walking. Since a group of dogs was being walked by a dog walker, it was unclear which dog had actually bitten the woman. Two dogs were identified that likely could be responsible. Vaccination records were provided, and the two dogs are completing the mandatory ten day quarantine. 

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