2015-07-30 / Police Report

Police Report

July 15

12:09 a.m. - Noise Disturbance - A noise complaint was received. It was reported that there were several people being loud outside of the complainant's residence. Upon Police arrival, the group of people were informed of the complaint, and they apologized for the noise, agreeing to keep the noise down for the rest of the evening. No further calls were received.

3:03 a.m. - Foot Patrol - A foot patrol and business checks were conducted in the Depot Square area. All was found to be secure. Nothing further,

4:21 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A report of a suspicious circumstances was received. Arrangements were made to meet with the complainant at the Northfield Police Department for the taking of a statement, but the complainant never showed. No further action was taken.

5:47 a.m. - Training - An officer went to the Vermont Police Academy for a training.

9:43 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield Police responded to the report of suspicious activity near the bridge on Coxbrook Rd. Upon arrival there was nothing to report.

11:22 a.m. - Accident PD - Northfield Police were advised of an accident that had occurred the previous day (7/14/2015) where one vehicle had hit another and left the scene. This is currently under investigation.

12:28 p.m. - Accident PD - Northfield Police were advised of an accident that had occurred at the Tops Market. There were no injuries and minor damages.

1:54 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield Police were asked to pick up needles that were left outside the Northfield Post Office.

3:33 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An officer spoke with a caller that requested assistance with a situation. The officer and the caller discussed opotions.

4:08 p.m. - Citizen Assist - cer returned to the Northfield area after the assistance.

July 17

11 a.m. - Citizen Assist - An officer met with a citizen of Northfield about ananimal concern. The issue was discussed and options were discussed.

11:54 a.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer responded with the Northfield Ambulance to assist with a medical call.

12:27 p.m. - Animal Noise - The department received a complaint about dogs that were barking non stop. The officer located the owner and advised them of the complaint and the ordinance.

July 18

1:32 a.m. - Directed Patrol - Northfield Police conducted a Directed Patrol on King Street and Memorial Park; All was quiet.

3:59 a.m. - Dead Body - Northfield Police responded to a call of the passing away of a citizen or "untimely death", as it is officially referred to as. An investigation was performed, as is standard, documenting the event.

7:23 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - The department received a call because the complainant was concerned. A local convenience store was still locked and the clerk could not be located. The officer located the owner of the store and deemed all was ok.

12:12 p.m. - Directed Patrol - An Officer of the Northfield Police Department attended the Brown Public Library's Hero Sandwich Day. The Officer spoke to the children about how they don't need to be adults or have super powers to be heroes in their community, and how each one of them can be!

2:36 p.m. - Welfare/Suicide Check - An officer was asked to check the welfare of an individual. The report was that there had been an altercation and the caller was concerned for the well being of the subject. The officer went to the residence and talked with the subject. There had been a verbal dispute, nothing physical, no violations and all was ok.

8:02 p.m. - Sex Offender Registy - The Depratment conducted a quarterly compliance check upon registered sex offenders living within the Town and Village of Northfield. This was check was coordinated in conjunction with the Vermont Sex Offender Registry. All were found to be in compliance with the appropriate requirements, and no violations were detected. The Vermont Sex Offender Registry was so notified.

11 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - An officer was dispatched to the area of Cole Avenue and North Main Street for a reported noise disturbance. The complaint had identified the first house on the left, on Cole Avenue, as having loud music and loud noise coming from it.

July 19

12:33 a.m. - Threatening - An investigation commenced into the receipt of a text message that concerned the victim of recent assault. Upon review of the evidence provided, probable cause did not exist for additional criminal charges.

12:34 a.m. - Foot Patrol - A foot patrol and business checks were conducted on Plaza Drive. All was found to be secure. Nothing further.

8:06 a.m. - Cond of Release - A conditions of release violation was detected, and an affidavit filed with the Washington County State's Attorney's Office for the filing of additional charges.

8:48 p.m. - Overdose - A report of an overdose was received. Upon investigation, and the assistance of the Northfield Ambulance Service and Washington County Mental Health, the subject was screened medically. Ultimately, the individual was placed into protective custody and transported to a detox facility to ensure that the subject was in a safe environment for the remained of the evening.

11 p.m. - Family Fight/Domestic - E911 calls were received about a family disturbance that reportedly involved lots of loud yelling and breaking glass. Because the lone, on-duty Northfield Police Officer had a subject in-custody from a prior incident, he was unable to respond to this call for service. Therefore, the Montpelier Police Department and the Vermont State Police had to respond to this incident on behalf of the Northfield Police Department.

July 20

12:18 a.m. - Intoxicated Person - An intoxicated pedestrian was located. Investigation yielded that the pedestrian had become stranded, following an argument with the operator of the vehicle in which he had been kicked out of. The individual was subsequently transported to a hotel to stay for the evening until he could make arrangements to get home in the morning.

12:43 a.m. - Family Fight/Domestic - An E911 call was received reporting a domestic disturbance. Due to handling a prior call for service, the lone on-duty Officer was delayed in responding to this call. Berlin Police also assisted. Investigation yielded that the incident was only a verbal argument, but an intoxicated individual involved was taken into protective custody and subsequently detoxed for the evening.

8:58 a.m. - Public Speaking - Today marked Day #1 of the Northfield Junior Police Academy. The Academy is held in conjuction with the Bridges After-school Program, and is coordinated by Northfield Police Officer Daniel Withrow. Cadets studied this morning with Vermont State Police Trooper Darryl Cremo, where they discussed the importance of firearms safety. Northfield Police Officer Michael Gero joined the group where they learned about defensive tactics.

9:26 a.m. - Welfare/Suicide Check - A caller advised that an employee had not reported to work this morning. This was deemed to be unusual and disturbing to the employer. The residence of the subject was checked and no one was there. A be on the lookout was issued. Later in the day after locating a signal from the cell phone the subject was located. All was ok.

5:10 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer received a report of a raccoon that appeared to be sick. The officer was able to assist the caller and Vermont Fish and Wild Life.

8:08 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer responded with Northfield Ambulance for a medical call on Vine Street. The subject was transported and the officer was cleared from the scene.

11:19 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - A report of an unwelcome house guest requiring removal was received. While connected with E911, the caller reported the guest left, that Police service were no longer needed, and the caller then disconnected. A return call was placed, but the complainant answered and hung up. Police attempted to make contact with the complainant but she refused to answer the door at the residence. No further action was taken.

July 21

9 a.m. - Public Speaking - Day #2 of the Northfield Junior Police Academy.The students had a full day of crime scene investigation.The course was led by Vermont State Police Sergeant Aimee Nolan, who is a member of the Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Sergeant Nolan reviewed crime scene processing techniques with the students. Assisting with the practical exercises was Northfield Police Officer Karie Tucker and Vermont State Police Trooper Jimmy Wilborn.

12:15 p.m. - Animal Problem - Northfield Police were notified of a dog that had been loose for three days in the Northfield Falls trailer park. Random Rescue was called and took the dog.

12:44 p.m. - Found Property - A clip with several dollars in it was found and brought to the Northfield Police Department.

4:50 p.m. - Public Speaking - Officer Daniel Withrow participated in the grey building at the Teen Center.

11:44 p.m. - Unlawful Mischief - Northfield Police responded to a report of vandalism. The matter is under investigation.

Total Incidents for This Report: 51

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