2015-04-23 / Police Report

Police Report

April 8

3:56 p.m. - MV Complaint - A report of a vehicle being operated in a reckless manner weaving and driving at a high rate of speed on VT I-89 and VT Rt. 64 was received. An officer spoke to the complainants who provided a registration to the vehicle involved. The Officer gave the complainants witness statements to fill out and return. The Officer then responded to the address in Northfield and spoke to the operator of the vehicle who denied any involvement. This is still

7:36 p.m. - Controlled Substance Problem - An Officer responded to a dorm room to seize drugs which were located after a search was conducted by administration members. The Officer is continuing to investigate, as the resident of the room was not present when the Officer arrived.

11:40 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - An Officer responded to a residence on Wall Street for the report of a noise complaint. Upon arrival, the Officer did hear loud, unreasonable noise. The Officer spoke with the tenants of the apartment and issued them both written warnings for violating the Northfield Municipal Noise Ordinance.

April 9

3:40 a.m. - Sex Offender Registy - The Northfield Police Department was requested to check the compliancy of several registered sex offenders living within the Northfield community. Officers will be checking the registrants documented addresses over the next few days.

11:53 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle that had been abandoned after having gotten a flat tire. A check of the vehicle's VIN showed that it was clear of wants and warrants. The vehicle was left pending the return of the owner.

3:20 p.m. - Accident PD - Officers responded to a report of a single car motor vehicle crash on Union Brook Road, no injuries. Vehicle sideswiped a telephone pole. No wires down or major damage to the pole. Crash is still under investigation.

5:25 p.m. - Burglary - Officers responded to a possible burglary call on Terrace Drive. The homeowner arrived at home to find that things were not exactly how they were left and was concerned that someone had been in their home.

April 10

10:37 a.m. - Theft - An officer met with a victim of a theft. A cell phone was reoirtedly taken while the complainant was at a function in Plumley Armory. Under investigation.

4:32 p.m. - Phone Problem /Harrassment - An officer took a complainant regarding phone problems. The caller advised the unwanted calls were coming from an ex partner of a relationship. Options were discussed of how to block the calls.

10:58 p.m. - Foot Patrol - Northfield Police Dept. conducted a bar check and foot patrol in Northfield Falls.

April 11

12:11 a.m. - Citizen Assist - Northfield PD took a walk-in complaint regarding pedestrian traffic on VT RT-12A in Northfield, VT.

4:56 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield Police Dept. received a complaint regarding sounds coming from downtown Northfield that sounded like gunshots. Upon further investigation, Northfield Officer was not able to determine the origin of the sounds or any evidence of gunshots being fired.

9:32 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An Officer responded to I-89 to assist the Vermont State Police with the report of a wrong way driver. Several callers reported a vehicle travelling at high rates of speed south in the north bound lane. The driver was stopped after colliding with another vehicle near mile marker 15. The Northfield Officer assisted as needed and swept the area north of the crash for any other potential victims.

10:36 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An Officer responded to the area of Pleasant Street for a report of screaming and bottles breaking. The officer was in the area for a short period of time and did not hear any unusual noises.

11:10 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - An Officer responded to the report of a citizen's dispute complaint occurring on Western Ave. Upon arrival, the people involved had all left the area. The Officer continued to patrol the area, and later warned the tenants of an apartment about the noise emanating from the residence. No further complaints were received from the area.

April 12

2:34 p.m. - Animal Problem - Northfield Police responded to a report of a child possibly hurting an animal on Vine St. Police arrived and spoke with parents who took care of the issue.

9:09 p.m. - Attempted Suicide - An Officer responded to a residence on Central Street to assist the Northfield Ambulance with a potentially suicidal patient. The Officer assisted as needed and the patient was transported without incident.

April 13

8:57 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A citizen of Northfield reported a theft of items from the bed of his pickup truck. The officer took a report and description of items. The victim had a possible suspect. The officer was able to locate the offender and the items were returned.

5:43 p.m. - Accident PD - The Northfield Police Department was notified of a single motorcycle crash on Cox Brook. The operator was transported to the Central Vermont Medical Center by Northfield Ambulance. Report to follow.

6:46 p.m. - MV Complaint - Dispatch provided the officer on duty with the description of a vehicle which was reported to be operating erratically on VT Rte 12 headed into Northfield from the Berlin area. The Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

7:15 p.m. - Public Speaking - An Officer went to a couple local bar establishments and spoke to staff about the recent release of a sex offender who will be residing in the central Vermont area.

7:59 p.m. - MV Complaint - An Officer responded to Berlin Pond Road for the report of a vehicle parked in the travel lane. The complainant reported the vehicle had been there for several hours. The vehicle was removed as it was in the travel lane and there was no way to contact the owner.

8:24 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An Officer responded to the report of an alarm activation and people yelling on South Main St. Before the Officer arrived, the Fire Department had resolved the false alarm.

9:41 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An Officer on duty was provided with information about a runaway juvenile from a residence in Berlin. The Officer was familiar with the juvenile from previous experience. The Officer located the juvenile and brought her back to her residence without further incident.

April 14

12:19 a.m. - Accident PD - The department received a report of one vehicle crash. Under investigation.

7:46 a.m. - Family Fight/Domestic - A report of a family disturbance was reported via E911. It was reported that two family members were engaged in an altercation. Upon arrival and subsequent investigation, it was determined that the incident was only a verbal altercation and no physical assaults had occurred. The parties were separated to avoid any further issues.

8:30 a.m. - Agency Assistance - The Northfield Police Department assisted the Berlin Police Department with the processing of a DLS arrest.

- A report of an animal complaint was received. The caller had taken the dog into temporary custody until it could be relinquished into the custody of Random Rescue. Attempts to locate the owner were fruitless.

10:22 a.m. - Burglary - A report of a burglary in progress was received. Upon arrival, it was determined that no criminal activity was afoot. It was found that the individual was at the property in an attempt to locate the homeowner.

12:15 p.m. - SOT - Two Northfield Police Officers took part in a mock DUI crash at Norwich University in an effort to raise awareness to Norwich University students about the dangers of drunken driving with the approach of Junior Ring Weekend. In conjunction with Norwich University Emergency Medical Services and the Northfield Ambulance Service, we responded to the mock scene and rendered services. The display was well attended by Norwich students.

2:50 p.m. - Agency Assistance - Northfield Police was contacted by the NH State Police Sex Offender Registry concerning information on a subject living in Northfield on the Vt Sex Registry. Service rendered.

2:53 p.m. - MV Complaint - Northfield PD received a walkin complaint regarding the operation of a motor vehicle on VT RT-64 in Northfield, VT.

3 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - A report of a citizen dispute was received. Police met with the complainant and learned of a dispute over possession of a cell phone. Due to other factors involved, Police referred the complainant to the Family Court for application of an Abuse Prevention Order. Upon interview, and review of the statement provided by the complainant, there was no criminal activity taking place at this time.

3:47 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Information was received about the possible possession and sale of illegal narcotics. The information was gathered from the complainant and further investigation will follow.

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