The Milton Police Department responded to 126 incidents between Sept. 17-23.
Friday, Sept. 17:
Roosevelt Highway / Exit 17, Colchester, VT-8:06 a.m.
- Officer McQueen assisted the Colchester Police Department with the report of a man found unresponsive in his vehicle on Exit 17. Upon arrival, CPD and Colchester Rescue were already on scene. Oficer McQueen assisted in escorting the individual to the rescue, and Colchester resumed their investigation.
Boysenberry Dr.-4:14 p.m.
- Sargent Locke was dispatched to Boysenberry Drive were it was reported that a possible family dispute was occurring that may have been physical. Later, it was learned that it was a dispute between a mother and son and did not require police intervention.
Sheldon Rd-12:00 p.m.
- Sargent LaFountain and Officer McQueen responded to a medical alarm activation at a residence on Sheldon Road. Upon arrival, entry was made in to the home when no contact was able to be made with anyone inside. After a search of the premises, the residence was found to be unoccupied. It was later determined that the medical alarm company had the wrong address listed for the subscriber, who had alerted, but had asked the company not send emergency services. The individual was encouraged to correct this error with the medical alarm company.
US Route 7 S-4:42 p.m.
- Sargent LaFountain was contacted by a business on US Route 7 who reported a theft from their store. The likely subject was identified and the incident is currently under investigation.
Sunday, Sept. 19:
Southerberry Dr-8:02 p.m.
Ofc. McQueen and Sgt. Locke are currently investigating a number of break-ins at businesses on Southerberry drive.
US RT 7 / Catamount Dr-11:24 p.m.
- While on Patrol, Ofc. Noel initiated a traffic stopped for an observed motor vehicle violation. Upon making contact with the operator it was discovered they were showing signs of impairment. After consenting to completing Field Sobriety Tests, the operator also agreed to complete an evaluation from a Drug Recognition Expert. The operator was subsequently taken in to custody and will appear in court at a later date for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence.
Monday, Sept. 20:
US Route 2 / South Hero, VT-7:21 p.m.
- Officer Noel was dispatched to US Route 2 near the Milton/South Hero border for a single vehicle crash. The operator advised he was traveling Route 2 and was struck by a tire that had bounced off the road. A witness to the accident advised they had also observed the tire enter the roadway, though it was unclear which vehicle it had come from. The vehicle sustained some damage to the front bumper, but was able to drive away.
US Route 7 S-9:41 p.m.
- Officer Schiavo and Officer Noel were dispatched to a Business on US Route 7 for an activated alarm. Upon arrival, Officers met with a key-holder who advised the door had likely blown open in the wind. The premise was checked and secured, with nothing additional required.
Tuesday, Sept. 21:
Centre Dr-12:01 p.m.
- Ofc. Jones was dispatched to Centre Drive where is was reported that a disturbance was occurring between two parties. It was discovered this verbal altercation began at the Milton Town Office and continued to the Milton Family Practice on Centre Drive. It was confirmed that the disturbance was verbal only and the dispute involved family matters. Both individuals were provided information regarding protection orders and were advised to reach out in the case of further issue.
McMullen Rd / Hemlock Rd-8:56 p.m.
- Officer Schiavo initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for an observed motor vehicle violation. Upon making contact with the operator, it was discovered their privilege to operate a motor vehicle had been suspended. The driver was issued a citation and will appear in court at a later date.
Wednesday, Sept. 22:
Manley Rd-12:27 p.m.
- Corporal Porter was dispatched to Manley Road where is was reported that a fox who was injured and unwell was running in the road and in the yard of residents. The area was searched and no fox was located.
Dustin Dr-10:50 p.m.
- Officer McQueen spoke with an individual who called police after locking themselves out of their home. Ofc. McQueen advised the individual to reach out to a friend who had a spare key, as that was the best way forward for a situation of that nature. A spare key was located and nothing further was required.
Thursday, Sept. 23:
Main St / River St-1:32 a.m.
- While on patrol, Sargent Locke initiated a traffic stop for an observed motor vehicle violation. Upon making contact, the driver was showing signs of intoxication. The driver agreed to perform Standard Field Sobriety Tests, and was determined to be unfit to drive. The operator was ultimately taken in to custody for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence and will appear in court at a later date.
Partridge Ln-6:54 p.m.
- Officer McQueen responded to a residence on Partridge Lane were it was reported that two individuals could be heard arguing loudly. Upon arrival, Ofc. McQueen spoke with both parties who advised the disturbance was verbal only and that the situation had de-escalated.