3 Traffic control signal violations
1 Failure to stop/yield
1 Following too closely
1 Starting parked vehicle
1 Uninsured vehicle
1 Driving with license suspended (criminal)
9/12, 1:05 a.m., Suspicious, Hobbs Rd.
Cpl. Gordon LaFountain was on patrol when he heard a car horn sounding. He located the source as a car in a driveway on Hobbs Road. LaFountain made contact with the owner, who said someone had tried to enter the vehicle. Nothing appeared missing or damaged. LaFountain checked the area but didn’t locate anyone.
9/12, 1:46 p.m., Drugs, Milton
Police received information from a citizen about drug activity in Milton.
9/12, 5:52 p.m., Sex Offense, Milton
A woman reported that her daughter was being molested by another child. Milton Police referred the case to the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations.
9/12, 5:58 p.m., Burglary, Boysenberry Dr.
A resident reported an attempted burglary. Officers didn’t find anyone or any objects taken. Anyone with information is asked to call Milton Police Dept. at 893-6171.
9/13, 10:11 a.m., Burglary, Ritchie Ave.
A resident reported a daytime burglary, during which multiple items were taken, including cologne and jewelry. The case is still being investigated.
9/14, 5:16 a.m., Agency Assistance, Westford
Vermont State Police requested assistance from local officers to make contact with a Howard Drive resident whose car was found abandoned in a ditch on Westford Road. When police arrived, VSP notified them contact was made, and the troopers no longer needed assistance.
9/14, 2:53 p.m., Burglary, Aurora Ln.
Another burglary: This time, collector coins and jewelry were taken. The case is under investigation.
9/14, 4:22 p.m., Suspicious, Milton Elementary School, Herrick Ave.
While she was playing at recess, a young girl was approached by an older, balding man. The man told the girl he knew her name and her mother’s name but he couldn’t tell her his. As he drove away, he told the girl he loved her. Police responded but were unable to determine the man’s identity.
9/15, 3:11 p.m., Unlawful Mischief, West Milton Rd.
A caller saw two juveniles vandalizing a fence at Birchwood Mobile Home Park. Police identified the youths and contacted their parents but were unable to determine if the vandalism was new or old. They contacted the Vermont Housing Authority about the fence damage.
9/15, 3:23 p.m., Juvenile Problem, West Milton Rd.
Vermont State Police asked Milton Police to investigate a case at the Interstate 89 overpass: A trooper saw kids throwing things from the bridge. The youths weren’t there upon officers’ arrival.
9/16, 3:40 a.m., Citizen Assist, Forbes Rd.
A citizen contacted police regarding a possible prostitution ring out of Stowe. He was on a dating website and was chatting with a female, who asked for his credit card number. The man called the FBI, who referred him to local police; officers here told the man to not give out his personal information online.
9/16, 8:12 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Murray Ave.
A woman reported a large truck was operating erratically near her home and had driven on her lawn, causing damage. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
9/17, 3:28 p.m., Found Property, Sanderson Rd.
Milton police recovered a pink purse on the side of the road. It was empty, without any personally identifying information inside. If anyone is missing it, contact MPD at 893-6171.
9/17, 8:01 p.m., Suspicious, Sanderson Rd.
A property owner called with concern about a homeless male he was allowing to stay on his property in an RV. The caller was concerned that the man was shooting up drugs. Police made contact with the male who advised he wasn’t using and declined any assistance. He went inside to go to sleep.
9/18, 5:47 p.m., Fraud, Simon’s Mobil, River St.
A clerk at Simon’s Mobil contacted police when a young male tried to use a credit card that came up as stolen. The youth fled from the store. Police are reviewing surveillance video to try to identify the subject.
9/18, 6:43 p.m., Theft, Sanderson Rd.
The man who called the day before about the homeless man on his property called again: This time, he thought the man stole his prescription medication. Police were unable to locate the male.
Police reports reflect data as logged by Milton Police at press time.