2014-10-30 / Police Report

Police Report

October 15

4:59 a.m. - Accident PD - The department was advised of a one vehicle crash. The officer responded to the scene and advised the incident was over the town line into Berlin. Assisted as needed.

9:28 a.m. - Citizen Dispute - Officers responded to a local residence for a report of a citizen dispute in progress. On arrival, officers received information that the parties were separated and rescue was not needed. The case is currently under review by the Washington County States Attorney's office.

2:21 p.m. - Theft - Report of cardboard box abandoned in dumpster behind business on Depot Square. Owner of dumpster requested investigation into theft of services.

5:38 p.m. - MV Complaint - The department was advised of a motor vehicle complaint. A description of the vehicle was given to the officer.

10:07 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer assisted another agency.

11:34 p.m. - MV Complaint - Report of vehicle driving without headlights that parked behind closed businesses on Depot Square. Officers located and spoke with occupants who were then moved along. A small amount of Marijuana was surrendered by the occupants.

October 16

11:25 a.m - Citizen Assist -An officer received a report regarding a person on South Main Street that might need assistance. While driving by the complainant had seen her fall and was unable to stop because of traffic and the size of his TT unit. The officer responded to the area and the subject was upright and walking. She advised she was ok and did not need any assistance.

3:04 p.m. - SOT - Northfield Police assisted with the Northfield Middle-High School "Turn Off Texting" campaign. Officers rode with the students as they navigated a golf cart through a cone course and attempted to type a text message. Students were able to see and experience the dangers of distracted driving.

7:32 p.m. - Threatening - Complaint of threatening by a neighbor. Officer met with both parties and discussed this civil issue.

9:09 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - Complaint of male and female walking to and from residence several times being loud and profane. Officer made contact and issued tickets for violation of towm ordinance for disorderly conduct.

October 17

2:57 a.m. - Foot Patrol - Foot patrol and business checks were conducted in the Depot Square area. One property was found to be unsecured. See proceeding case. All others were found to be secure.

9:17 a.m. - Citizen Assist - Police met with various stakeholders concerning the 2014 Cabot Sock Sale.

12:17 p.m. - Animal Problem - Officers responded in the vicinity of Stoney Brook Road for a report of a stray dog that appeared to be ill. On arrival, officers spoke with the complainant and advised the dog had disappeared into the woods. Officers checked the area and could not locate the dog.

3:22 p.m. - Lost Property - Officers received a report of a found set of keys. Officers were able to identify the owner by the Bond Auto Parts Rewards card attached to the key set. The owner was left a message to contact the Northfield Police Department to retrieve them.

3:44 p.m. - Lost Property - Officers received a wallet that was located at the Bond Auto Parts. Contained inside the wallet was a Vermont Non Driver Identification. The wallet is at the Northfield Police Department.

4:01 p.m. - Theft - Officers responded to a residence for a report of a theft. An Iphone was stolen from the residence and through investigation the phone was recovered at local store. The investigation is still currently being investigated.

5:56 p.m. - Threatening - A citizen of Northfield advised that while walking in a residential area a neighbor came out of their resident and started yelling at her. The caller felt threatened. Under investigation.

10:06 p.m. - Agency Assistance - Police responded to assist the VT Fish & Wildlife. Police were notified that a call for potential deer spotting was received, and the Warden requested that Northfield Police freeze the scene until they could arrive. Police did so, and turned the investigation over to the Warden upon arrival.

October 18

12:24 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An Officer detected suspicious activity taking place in a parked car in a local parking lot. Police stopped to talk with the individuals and found that one person was merely upset and having a bad night. No criminal activity was detected. The vehicle and occupants were moved along shortly after Police contact.

12:50 p.m. - Accident PD - The department was advised of a truck vs pole crash. There was no injury. The officer responded.

1;47 p.m. - Animal Problem - The department was advised of a dog running at large on a Northfield road. The officer responded to the area and did not locate the dog.

6:40 p.m. - Citizen Assist - An e officer assisted a citizen of Northfield.

9:42 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An Officer responded to a residence on King Street for the report of some suspicious activity. The complainant reported the trunk of her car was found open upon her return from a shopping trip. In addition, the gate in the fence around the backyard was open. The caller advised neither were open when she left. A check of the area, revealed nothing else suspicious.

11:28 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - An officer responded to the report of a noise complaint occurring on Washington Street. Upon arrival, the Officer could hear loud noise in the form of loud voices yelling and music. The Officer spoke with the tenant. Officer's had previously responded to the address for a noise complaint, therefore the Officer issued a Municipal Noise Ordinance Violation for the unreasonably loud noise.

October 19

1:53 a.m. - Disorderly Conduct/Noise - An Officer responded to the area of Union St and Traverse St for the report of an altercation occurring. Upon the Officer's arrival, the parties involved were no longer in the area. The Officer canvassed the area, but did not locate anyone involved.

2:17 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A resident of Union Street called to report finding a man passed out in the road. Upon arrival, the Officer roused the man, and found a safe place to bring him and released him to a friend.

3:21 a.m. - Noise Disturbance - A resident of Central Street called to report people walking by his residence creating loud noise. The Officer, who had been patrolling the area, spoke with several groups requesting the noise be limited. A Noise ordinance violation had been issued earlier at a residence, and these students may have been leaving that gathering.

4:37 a.m. - Found Property - A resident found two bicycles abandoned in the road. The man was kind enough to bring both bikes to the police station. The bikes will be held at the police station in safe keeping, until the rightful owners can be identified.

7:39 a.m. - Accident PD - A citizen reported that there was a vehicle off the road and no one was it. The officer responded to the area to check for an operator. The registered owner was contacted and they were able to locate the last operator of the vehicle. Everyone was ok.

10:31 a.m. - Lost Property - An officer was contacted regarding a lost iPod. The complainant had placed the iPod on the fender of his vehicle and then neglected to pick it up before driving away. He was hoping that someone had located it and brought it to the Northfield Police Department so it could be recovered.

10: 03 p.m. - Phone Problem /Harrassment - An Officer spoke with a resident concerning an harassing phone calls complaint. The citizen called to report having received unwanted and threatening messages on her cell phone. The Officer met with the complainant, and documented the messages. The Officer will speak with the other person involved and determine a proper enforcement action.

October 20

9:03 a.m. - Theft - A complaint was received for a report of a home being entered and items stolen. The complainant advised she had several items missing including medication. This investigation is still under investigation.

10:27 p.m. - Agency Assistance - Police responded to assist the Northfield Ambulance Service with a possible overdose. Police arrived to locate the patient, and to assure the safety of EMS personnel. The individual was transported to the hospital for treatment.

10:59 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An officer was contacted regarding suspicious behavior observed in a parking lot. The officer was able to locate the subjects and will be investigating the incident.

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