2014-10-16 / Police Report

Police Report

October 1

8:51 a.m. - Vehicle towed - Officers performed a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on South Main Street. It was determined through investigation that the operator was suspended, (Civil). The vehicle was towed by North Main Service.

5:34 p.m. - Accident PD - The Northfield Police Department received a report of a two vehicle crash on Vine Street with no injuries. An officer responded and assisted the operators exchanging the necessary information.

5:38 p.m. - MV Complaint - Police took a complaint about negligent operation through the Falls. Officers will be watching the area.

October 3

8 a.m. - Citizen Assist - An officer spoke with a resident in town who was having some difficulty with an issue. I listened to the nature of their issue and provided them with information and a direction to head in in order to solve their problem at hand.

10:14 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - The Northfield Police Department received a report of suspicious activity at a residence in town. An officer responded and the individual described was no longer there.

3:24 p.m. - Citizen Assist - An officer spoke with an individual who had some missplaced property and was no longer in the area. I assisted them with options on how to take care of the matter.

3:48 p.m. - Controlled Substance Problem Norwich University requested an officer to assist with a possible drug violation. Under investigation.

11 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Police located a human related traffic obstruction from a near-by party. Police were able to clear the obstruction to restore the flow of traffic, and also spoke with the tenants of the residence about their noise which the officer found to be loud. Police reminded the tenants and partygoers to be cognizant of their noise levels so as not usher any complaints from near-by residents.

11:48 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - An officer responded to a report of a noise complaint in a residential neighborhood. Upon arrival, Police could detect noise coming from a party taking place nearby, consisting of loud voices. Police made contact with the tenant and issued a written warning for the noise. Subsequent checks afterwards showed that the tenants and party goers had quieted for the evening, and no further complaints were received.

October 4

12:03 a.m. - Citizen Assist - Police responded to assist a citizen who was trying to locate a gasoline, but all the service stations were found to be closed. Upon arrival, Police found that the caller had located fuel services, and was no longer in need of assistance.

12:38 a.m. - MV Complaint - An officer on patrol observed a potential motor vehicle offense while on patrol. When returning to the area where the offense was observed, police were unable to locate the vehicle involved. No further action was taken.

2:18 a.m. - Intoxicated Person - Police received a report of an intoxicated individual on-campus. Police spoke with Norwich University Security who also responded to the incident. Arrangements were made for the evening so that the intoxicated individual remained on-campus in the care and custody of others, in lieu of detoxification.

9:57 a.m. - Parking Problem - Officers responded to a report of a parking problem. The complainant stated the flow of traffic to an event, was blocking his customers from being able to enter his business area. Officers spoke to event staff, who agreed to clear a lane for the business' customers. Nothing further.

11:34 a.m. - Fraud - A citizen came to the police department to report a suspicious e-mail she had received. The e-mail appeared to be an attempt to compromise financial information. Officers offered advice on how to handle the situation. Nothing Further.

7:22 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - A concerned citizen called to advise his neighbors had been having some loud parties recently and was bothered by the noise and litter. The caller was advised to call while the issue was occurring so the concerned could be witnessed and addressed.

October 5

12:11 a.m. - Noise Disturbance - The department investigated a noise complaint on Union Street

12:42 a.m. - Citizen Dispute - An officer responded to a verbal altercation. The two subjects were having a discussion regarding the operation of a motor vehicle. The reportedly offending operator had left the scene when the officer arrived. The officer will talk with the operator and witnesses.

11:43 a.m. - Citizen Assist - An officer responded to the report of a citizens dispute. I spoke to the complainant and the other parties coming to a mutual and peaceful agreement.

4:15 p.m. - Intoxicated Person - An officer responded to a verbal altercation between neighbors. The complainant advised the neighbor was yelling and being rude and verbally abusive.

8:08 p.m. - Citizen Assist - A concerned citizen called to report seeing an individual with a loaded rifle in his car. The information about the car and the driver was forwarded to the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. Area departments were also advised in case the vehicle travelled through their jurisdiction.

8:12 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - An officer responded to Cumberland Farms on North Main Street for the report of a citizens dispute complaint. The officer spoke with some of the people involved at the scene who reported a physical altercation occurred.No injuries were reported. The officer later spoke with the other people involved who provided a verbal statement. The offending party will be issued a municipal ordinance violation for disorderly conduct.

11:53 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An Officer assisted the Berlin Police Department with a motor vehicle crash on Crosstown Road. The Officer assisted with traffic control in order for the vehicle to be removed from the scene.

October 6

7:45 a.m. - Animal Problem - Officers responded to the area of the last known location of the horse. Officers were able to contact the responsible owner of the horse. The owner arrived and transported the horse back to his residence.

11:50 a.m. - Traffic Hazard - Officers responded to Route 12A for a report of the construction of the bridge on Fairground Road being unsafe. On arrival, officers spoke with the individuals involved in the complainant and explained the safety plan that was in affect.

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