3 Uninsured vehicles
2 Counterfeit plates, stickers, etc.
2 Driving with suspended license
2 Inspection sticker not assigned to vehicle
2 Unregistered vehicles
2 DUI, 1st offense
1 Driving with criminally suspended license
1 DUI, 2nd and subsequent
1 Leaving scene of an accident
1 Petit larceny (shoplifting)
1 Possession of drugs, misdemeanor
9/16, 6:53 a.m., Weapons Offense, Pleasant Pl.
A 911 caller reported hearing two bursts of gunshots followed by one single shot east of their residence. Officer Ed Larente responded but couldn’t locate anyone shooting or anything suspicious; he also spoke with several neighbors who didn’t report hearing anything.
9/16, 12:03 p.m., Public Assist, Route 7
The owner of property across from Milton Diner called police to inquire what she could do about bikers riding on the property and possible squatters living there. Officer William Bosworth gave her information about identifying trespassers and serving them with a notice of trespass.
9/16, 3:49 p.m., Cruelty to Family Member, Route 7 at Villemaire Ln.
Officer Larente responded to a report of a female hitting her child in the parking lot of Duke’s Creemees. The suspect reportedly spanked her daughter on the rear end, but the child was not crying and didn’t seem upset, and Larente did not observe any marks or bruises. He gave the woman advice on disciplining her children.
9/16, 9:50 p.m., DUI, Route 7
Sgt. Paul Locke stopped a Dodge Ram truck for speeding and operating erratically. The operator of the truck, Scott Allard, 47, of Milton, was arrested and processed at the Milton Police Department for DUI, second and subsequent. He was issued a citation to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court – Criminal Division on October 6.
9/17, 9:55 a.m., Juvenile Problem, Mansfield Rd.
SRO Cpl. Scott Philbrook did a welfare check on a child who had not been attending school.
9/17, 12:26 p.m., Suspicious, Gonyeau Rd.
A manager from NG Advantage reported a grey Chevy Cavalier near their mailbox and advised they had a similar suspicious incident at another plant. Officer Bosworth located the vehicle matching the description and advised the operator to stop driving in circles and park to avoid causing concern for local businesses.
9/17, 5 p.m., Motor Vehicle Complaint, Route 2
A caller reported her vehicle’s windshield was broken by a rock from the back of a truck on the causeway, although she wasn’t sure if it happened in Milton or South Hero. The caller got the truck’s registration number, but it came back with no record after dispatch ran it. The caller said the truck was orange but not a state truck, and the operator was wearing a security vest. Officer Larente provided her with a case number for insurance purposes.
9/18, 2:21 a.m., Suspicious, Railroad St.
Cpl. Gordon LaFountain was out with a suspicious vehicle; the case was referred to the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations.
9/18, 7:28 a.m., Domestic Disturbance, Rita Way
Officers Jason Porter and Jareco Coulombe responded to a 911 report from a neighbor of an ongoing domestic dispute next door between a husband and wife. Officers were unable to determine any physical abuse had occurred.
9/18, 3:03 p.m., ATV Complaint, Barnum St.
Officer Coulombe checked the area for a report of an ATV flying down the street but was unable to locate it.
9/18, 5:54 p.m., Assist Motorist, Barnum St.
Officer Coulombe spoke with a caller who wanted to tell him about a male on a skateboard cutting in front of her and then yelling at her.
9/18, 8:04 p.m., Noise, Railroad St.
A caller reported a male several houses down from him consistently revving his motorcycle. Officer Nick Hendry knew the neighbor from previous involvements but determined there was no violation of the noise in nighttime statute because the revving was happening early in the evening.
9/18, 8:33 p.m., Citizen Dispute, Manley Rd.
Sgt. Locke, Officer Hendry and Officer Kendra Raymond responded to a report of an ongoing fight with guns involved. A male said he was at home when his tenant called him about a fight and a party next door; he said when he went to the location, a truck took off and tore up the lawn. He followed the truck and tried to obtain the registration number, but the driver slammed on the truck’s brakes and caused him to rear-end it at the intersection of Manley Rd. and Murray Ave. The truck driver then got out of the truck and approached him with a rifle, saying he was going to kill him, he told police. He said he then punched the truck driver in the face multiple times in self-defense. Later, he told police he wasn’t sure if he actually saw a gun or heard someone say something about the gun. The case is still under investigation.
9/19, 10:46 a.m., Assist Motorist, Route 2 at Raymond Rd.
Officer Coulombe provided blue lights for a wrecker driver who was loading a disabled vehicle.
9/19, 3:02 p.m., Found/Lost Property, Route 104
Officer Coulombe recovered about 750 used hypodermic needles found in a backpack at the boat launch on Route 104A in Georgia. The needles were destroyed in a sharps container.
9/19, 5:34 p.m., Retail Theft, Route 7
Officer Coulombe took a report of five propane tanks stolen from a locked cage at the Jolley Short Stop. There are no leads at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Milton Police Department at 893-6171.
9/19, 8:10 p.m., Accident – Personal Injury, River St.
Sgt. Locke responded to a 911 call of a two-car accident. Locke determined it was a minor accident on Route 7 near the River Street Park that occurred while one vehicle was stopped, waiting to turn into his driveway, when the second vehicle failed to stop in time and rear-ended it. Locke completed an accident report but issued no tickets.
9/20, 11:40 p.m., Stolen Vehicle, Lamphere Rd.
Officer Porter took a report of a stolen red 2007 Can-Am Outlander 400 ATV. The complainant said the ATV was locked to another ATV in her yard, but someone had broken the lock and stolen it overnight. She said the stolen ATV needed $2,000 worth of work and did not think it would go far. A check of the area failed to turn up the ATV, and the case is still under investigation. Contact MPD with any information at 893-6171.
9/20, 4:23 p.m., Stolen Vehicle, Sanderson Rd.
Officer Porter took a report for a stolen green 2002 Kawaski four-wheeler. He spoke with neighbors, who had no information, and checked the sand pit down the road but did not find any signs of four-wheelers being ridden there. Once police receive the VIN number, the four-wheeler will be entered into a nationwide database for stolen property.
9/20, 4:18 p.m., Larceny from Building, Manley Rd.
Officer Porter took a report of a missing purse from a vehicle and a chainsaw missing from a garage. The case is still under investigation; contact MPD with any information at 893-6171.
9/20, 6:17 p.m., Drugs, Route 7
A caller reported two females just left their house and were intoxicated. Officer Coulombe located one of the females who appeared to be in distress and had done drugs earlier. She was transported by Milton Rescue to UVM Medical Center.
9/21, 12:07 p.m. and 12:09 p.m., Retail Thefts, Centre Dr.
The Kinney Drugs store manager reported two thefts of Halloween supplies that had occurred separately on September 16 and 18. Officer Larente identified two female juveniles on the store’s security video; both were cited to appear in court for retail theft.
9/21, 5:02 p.m., Fraud, Bombardier Rd.
Officer Larente spoke with a male at the police department regarding check fraud in his bank account. The man said someone cashed a check for $31.21 out of his account, and the bank requested he get a case number from the police before it began to investigate.
9/22, 12:07 a.m., Suspicious, Lacasse Dr.
Officer Charles Brown took a report of someone walking up and down the street shining a light in windows. Brown checked the area and determined it was possibly a person looking for dog running at large.
9/22, 9:08 a.m., Juvenile Problem, Arrowhead Ave.
Cpl. Philbrook performed a truancy check at a student’s residence.
9/22, 3 p.m., Sexual Assault, Rebecca Lander Dr.
Cpl. Philbrook took a report of sexual assault involving a juvenile. The Department for Children and Families was notified, and Philbrook also referred his report and all related information to the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations for further investigation.
9/22, 5:23 p.m., Larceny from Motor Vehicle, Cooper Rd.
Officer Larente took a complaint of a firearm stolen from a car. The complainant did not know when the firearm was taken or where the car was parked at the time. The firearm was entered into the national database for stolen property. There are no leads at this time; police request anyone with information to contact them at 893-6171.