2016-05-05 / Police Report

Police Report for week of April 20

April 20
1:18 a.m. - Suspicious
Person/Circumstance -
Northfield PD responded to a
report of a burglary, this was the
second call they received regarding
this complaint which is currently
under investigation.
10:57 a.m. - Phone Problem
/Harrassment - The Northfield
Police Department received a
report of a phone scam targeting
a resident. The officer spoke to
the complainant and had them
make a report to the Vermont
Attorney Generals Office’s
Consumer Assistance Program
for further assistance.
1:52 p.m. - Training -
Northfield Police attended a
training sponsored by Barre City
Police on the subject of Overdose
Rescue and the use of Nasal
Naloxone for suspected opioid
3:44 p.m. - Citizen Dispute -
The Northfield Police
Department received a report of
a citizen concerned about getting
property back from a residence
where she no longer
resides. An officer spoke to the
individual and explained to them
the process they should take in
order to regain their property
and how the police could help.
5:38 p.m. - SOT - The
Northfield Police Department
Police Department coordinated a
distracted driving course with
Norwich University for NHTSA’s
Distracted Driving Awareness
Month! The course is designed to
change drivers’ behavior and
attitudes about distracted driving
and help identify the high
risks, potential, and costs associated
with motor vehicle collisions.
7:48 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - A
caller reported that he and his
partner had been yelled at by a
group. There had been some
verbal comments and then the
group left the area in a motor
8:21 p.m. - Citizen Dispute -
Northfield PD responded to a
family fight, there was no criminal
violation and both parties
were asked to separate for the
8:27 p.m. - Family
Fight/Domestic - An officer was
advised of a possible domestic
situation. The officer responded
and is doing an investigation
regarding the statements given.
9:33 p.m. - Citizen Dispute -
Northfield PD responded to a
family fight, there was no criminal
violaion but an individual
was taken to the Light House.
April 21
1:54 p.m. - Foot Patrol -
Northfield engaged in a Foot
Patrol in the Depot Square area.
5:06 p.m. - Burglary -
Northfield Police received a complaint
of a burglary. The matter
is under investigation.
April 22
10:14 a.m. - Alcohol Offense -
Northfield Police received a complaint
of an alcohol offense. The
matter is under investigation.
3:44 p.m. - Unlawful Mischief -
Northfield Police received a complaint
of vandalism.
4:30 p.m. - Family
Fight/Domestic - Northfield
Police provided a Citizen Assist
in connecting a subject to alternate
housing possibilities.
10:06 p.m. - Directed Patrol -
Officers performed a directed
patrol to insure highway safety.
11:35 p.m. - Noise Disturbance
- A noise complaint was received.
Upon arrival and investigation,
the report of noise was substantiated.
The tenants were located
and advised of the complaint,
who said they would keep the
noise down. Since there hadn’t
been any recent, prior police
response to the residence, no
enforcement action was taken.
Warnings were issued.
April 23
12:33 a.m. - Death Message - A
complainant requested assistance
in delivering an emergent
message. Due to a death in the
family, the complainant was
unable to take custody of his
children from their mother in the
morning. Attempts at contacting
her were fruitless, so Police
assistance was requested. When
Police arrived at the residence,
they were not able to rouse anyone
at the residence. No contact
was made.
12:53 a.m. - Noise Disturbance
- An anonymous noise complaint
was received. The complainant
reported hearing loud bass in
the neighborhood. Investigation
did not yield the source of the
noise, as all was quiet. Since the
complainant did not leave any
contact information, no followup
action was able to be taken.
4:15 a.m. - Foot Patrol - A foot
patrol and business checks were
conducted in the Depot Square
area. One establishment was
found to be unsecured. See proceeding
case for further. All others
were secured. Nothing further.
4:20 a.m. - Unsecure Premise -
An unsecured premises was
located during a foot patrol. A
check of the property was conducted,
and nothing appeared to
be amiss. There was no obvious
signs of illegal entry. A key holder
was contacted who secured
the property.
10:11 a.m. - SOT - An officer
patrolled the footrace at Norwich
University as requested by the
ROTC department. The special
detail was completed as requested.
6:46 p.m. - SOT - The
Northfield Police Department
was requested for a special detail
at Norwich University.
7:31 p.m. - Agency Assistance -
Assistance was provided to the
Colchester Police Department in
reference to an investigation
being conducted.
10:27 p.m. - Noise Disturbance
- A noise complaint was reported.
The complainant reported
that a nearby party was being
loud, with a lot of yelling,
screaming and playing loud
music. It was advised that it was
a party not a fight, but felt it may
turn into one given enough time.
Upon Police arrival, the complaint
of noise was substantiated.
A noise violation was later
issued to the tenant via US Mail.
April 24
12:15 a.m. - Suspicious
Person/Circumstance - A report
of a suspicious circumstances
was received. Police began investigating,
but were called away to
other more emergent incidents.
No additional investigation was
able to be conducted at the time.
12:20 a.m. - Phone Problem
/arrassment - An officer received
a report of suspicious circumstances.
Under investigation.
12:40 a.m. - Agency Assistance
- A report of a large outdoor fire
was received. The Northfield Fire
Department requested Police
assistance in locating it, but due
to handling a prior, more urgent
call for service Police were
unable to assist. Fire
Department personnel were
unable to locate the fire.
12:50 a.m. - Assault - An officer
met with an officer of
Norwich Security regarding a
report of an altercation. Under
2:05 a.m. - Citizen Dispute -
Police responded to the Norwich
University campus with
University officials for a report of
what seemed like a fight that was
about to occur. This was precipitated
by Security having received
an anonymous report of what
the caller believed to be a fight
brewing in the area, based upon
what he was able to hear outside.
Upon arrival, no one was
found to be in the area, but was
believed to be connected to the
following incident.
2:23 a.m. - Assault - An officer
was contacted regarding a dispute
that had taken place. The
officer determined that the subjects
were from the previous incident,
had moved their fight to a
different location. The incident
is under investigation and
charges are pending.
9:15 a.m. - Alarm - The
Northfield Police Department
received a report from a security
company regarding a residential
home alarm activation. An officer
responded confirming with
the homeowner everything was
in good order. Don’t forget when
you are out of town the
Northfield Police Department will
conduct house checks for you
while you are gone. You just
need to call and provide us with
some import information first.
12:35 p.m. - Suspicious
Person/Circumstance - The
Northfield Police Department
received a report of an opened
safe on the side of the road. An
officer responded speaking to the
complainant and documenting
the scene.
April 25
8:01 a.m. - Suspicious
Person/Circumstance - The
Northfield Police responded to a
report of a suspicious subject.
Police performed a patrol saturation.
Nothing criminal occurred.
8:56 a.m. - Theft - Northfield
Police received a Theft complaint
of someone stealing an outside
non-road sign.
8:59 a.m. - Suspicious
Person/Circumstance - The
Northfield Police Department
received a report a the seat to a
juvenile’s bicycle was stolen
while they were at the Brown
Public Library. It was a wicked
cool Spiderman one too. If anyone
has seen this seat or finds it
please contact the police department.
12:14 p.m. - Citizen Dispute -
Northfield Police received a
Citizens’ Dispute complaint.
Northfield Police attempted to
mediate the dispute.
3:32 p.m. - Accident PD -
Northfield Police were advised of
a minor fender bender at
Norwich. Subjects exchanged
4:01 p.m. - Agency Assistance -
Northfield Police received a
request for an Agency Assist.
4:57 p.m. - Training - An officer
attended Below 100. The
training’s Vision & mission is to
permanently eliminate preventable
line of duty deaths and
injuries through innovative
training and awareness, and to
influence law enforcement culture
by providing innovative,
presentations, and outreach on
identifying the leading causes
and current trends in preventable
line of duty deaths and
April 26
9:01 a.m. - Controlled
Substance Problem - The
Northfield Police Department
was contacted by the Northfield
Middle and High School regarding
a juvenile in possession of a
regulated substance. This matter
is being investigated further.
10:55 a.m. - Directed Patrol -
An officer took paperwork to
Barre City that needed to be
delivered to the District Court
and the State’s Attorney’s office.
11:19 a.m. - MV Complaint -
Police received a 911 call that a
vehicle was off the road on Vt Rt
12 S. Then another 911 call
came in from the operator. He
was ok, there were no reported
injuries nor much damage to the
vehicle. The towing service was
contacted to get him back on the
12:01 p.m. - Suspicious
Person/Circumstance - A complainant
called the department
reporting that upon their return
to their apartment the door was
ajar. The caller did not think
anything was missing, but someone
had been in the apartment
moving items around. The officer
is investigating.
1:22 p.m. - Suspicious
Person/Circumstance - An officer
responded to Norwich
University at the request of the
Security Department regarding a
theft on campus.
1:54 p.m. - Theft - The
Northfield Police Department
received a report of stolen property
from a dormitory room at
Norwich University. An officer
responded speaking to the complainant
and documenting what
was stolen.
4:32 p.m. - Citizen Assist - The
Northfield Police Department
received a complaint from a resident
about an ongoing problem.
An officer spoke to the complainant
and told them what
they would need to do in order to
properly take care of the issue.
5:28 p.m. - Juvenile Problem -
An officer was asked to respond
to a residence to assist with a
thirteen year old that was out of
control. The officer assisted with
finding the proper resources to
help everyone.
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