2015-05-21 / Police Report

Police Report

May 6

12:25 a.m. - Unlawful Mischief - An Officer met with a resident of King St who reported vandalism to his car. While the vandalism was unwitnessed, the Officer is following up with a lead.

8:36 a.m. - Training - Two Officers certified as child passenger safety seat technicians attended yearly update training as part of re-certification requirements.

7:59 a.m. - Agency Assistance - Northfield Police assisted Northfield Jr High School with career day.

1:40 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - Police responded to a complaint from a citizen who had concerns about a situation in which property was being removed on a adjoining property not belonging to the property owner removing the property. Citizen advised that the property owner did not have correct property lines. Advised all the parties involved, photographs taken. NO CRIMINAL INTENT/CIVIL/CLOSED

5:03 p.m. - Theft - Northfield Police were called to the Dollar General for a theft. This case is currently under investigation.

8:02 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance 2- An Officer responded to a residence on Washington St for the report residents were shooting a pellet gun in an unsafe manner. Upon arrival, no one was outside. A tenant told the Officers' the owner of the pellet gun had left the residence. The Officer left a business card requesting a call back.

8:48 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - An Officer responded to the area of Kent St for a noise complaint. Upon the Officer's arrival, the noise had ceased.

9:39 p.m. - Lost Property - A citizen advised that a Tablet was missing/lost or stolen. The item may have been put down and forgotten at the library and picked up for safe keeping. Property has been located. Closed

10:41 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - An Officer responded to a noise complaint occurring. The Officer was not able to hear any unreasonable noise from the apartment. The Officer did speak with the tenants of the apartment about the complaint due to the ongoing nature. The tenants were cooperative and ended their party.

May 7

2:25 p.m. - Directed Patrol - A patrol was directed in the area of the Northfield schools as students were dismissed for the day. Police brought a presence to area in an effort to deter motorists from parking in a newly designated "No Parking" area on the north side of Cemetery Street. Nothing further.

2:32 p.m. - Agency Assistance - Assistance was provided to the Berlin Police Department while the conducted investigation into a domestic disturbance. Services rendered. Nothing further.

5:56 p.m. - Public Speaking - Over the course of the school year, Sergeant Brian Hoar mentored Randolph Tech Center senior Lille Surprise for her tech center project. Lille worked with several Officers and learned about how the police department operates. Last night, Sgt. Hoar and Lille attended the Randolph School open house, where students displayed their projects. Nice work Lille!!

6:37 p.m. - Unlawful Mischief - Northfield PD responded to a report regarding vandalism. Upon investigating the vandalism the complaint was unfounded.

6:42 p.m. - SOT - An officer did a directed patrol.

8:09 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield responded to a suspicious incident in the area of Central St. Officers spoke with the persons involved and advised if they did not stop disturbing the neighbors town ordnances violations would be issued.

10 p.m. - Noise Disturbance - Northfield PD responded to a noise disturbance, tenants were advised of the noise ordnance and told to watch their volume.

10:20 p.m. - Foot Patrol - Northfield PD conducted a foot patrol in the Northfield Falls.

May 8

1:33 a.m. - Accident PD - Officers responded to an accident with reported injuries. The operator of the vehicle was transported. The Vermont Crash report will be completed.

11:48 a.m. - Agency Assistance - A report of a gas spill was received. Police arrived on scene to find that a vehicle had a burst gas line, and had leaked a significant amount of fuel. The fuel has been covered up prior to Police arrival. The Northfield Fire Department arrived on-scene and handled the incident further.

2:28 p.m. - Directed Patrol - A patrol was directed in the area of the Northfield schools as students were dismissed for the day. Police brought a presence to area in an effort to deter motorists from parking in a newly designated "No Parking" area on the north side of Cemetery Street. Nothing further.

10:35 p.m. - Foot Patrol - Northfield PD conducted a bar check in the Northfield Falls.

11:09 p.m. - Foot Patrol - Northfield PD conducted a foot patrol of Depot Square and a bar check in Northfield, VT.

May 9

9:02 a.m. - Agency Assistance - A report of a sick, dying skunk was reported to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife. A Warden was not immediately available, so it was requested that the animal be dispatched. Upon arrival, the animal was dispatched as requested by the Warden. The skunk carcass was left for pick up by the Warden so they could test it for disease as needed.

11:32 a.m. - the Northfield Police Department arrested Shaun Royce, age 28, of Northfield, VT for Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer. an Officer attempted to stop a vehicle being operated by Royce after the observation of a traffic violation. Royce failed to stop and drove down a dead end road in an attempt to elude police. When the vehicle came to rest, Royce then fled the vehicle on foot. Shortly thereafter, Royce was located and taken into custody without further incident. Royce was processed at the Northfield Police Department where he was issued a citation to appear at the Washington County Superior Court; Criminal Division on 6-18-15 at 12:30 to answer to this offense.

11:25, an Officer attempted to stop a vehicle being operated by Royce after the observation of a traffic violation. Royce failed to stop and drove down a dead end road in an attempt to elude police. When the vehicle came to rest, Royce then fled the vehicle on foot. Shortly thereafter, Royce was located and taken into custody without further incident.

Royce was processed at the Northfield Police Department where he was issued a citation to appear at the Washington County Superior Court; Criminal Division on 6-18-15 at 12:30 to answer to this offense.

4 p.m.. - DLS - The department conducted a motor vehicle stop. The operator of the vehicle was in violation of driving with a suspended license according to Department of Motor Vehicles. The operator believed that the license had been re instated.

6:12 p.m. - SOT - An Officer worked a traffic detail at Norwich University for the Commencement Ceremonies.

5:27 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A trespassing complaint was received. Upon arrival, Police were unable to substantiate the complaint, as the activity was no longer ongoing. The complainant completed a statement as to what he witnessed, which was incorporated as part of the investigation. A report was prepared and forwarded to the Washington County State's Attorney's Office for their review, and if charges were warranted upon the alleged offender.

5:39 p.m. - Citizen Assist - A possible liquor law violation was reported. Police responded and investigated.

10:59 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A concerned citizen called to report seeing a young girl running down the road, apparently from something. The Officer located the girl, and she was fine. She and a friend were out playing a trick on their respective boyfriends.

May 10

2:02 a.m. - Noise Disturbance - An Officer responded to Wall St. for the report of a noise disturbance. Upon arrival, the Officer observed remnants of fire works nearby on Pleasant St.,but no one was around.

7:32 a.m. - Foot Patrol - Northfield officers were on foot patrol in the town of Northfield.

8:53 a.m. - Agency Assistance - The Northfield Police Department was called to assisting in locating an individual.

10:10 a.m. - Citizen Dispute - Northfield Police assisted in a citizen dispute. Situation was diffused and parties went their separate ways.

12:38 p.m. - Theft - Officers responded to a report of theft from a property. Upon our arrival, the accused had halted, and no crime was observed.

May 11

10:14 a.m. - Citizen Assist - Northfield Police assisted a citizen with a civil issue.

2:32 p.m. - Animal Problem - Northfield Police Department assisted in an animal complaint on King St.

2:33 p.m. - Phone Problem /Harrassment - Northfield Police assisted a resident with a harassing phone call.

3:42 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield Police were advised of a suspicious issue.

3:43 p.m. - ATV Incident - Northfield Police Department were asked to speak to individuals in regards to an ATV incident.

5:16 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An Officer from the St. Albans City Police Department called to request a resident of Vine St. be issued a citation for a crime which occurred in St. Albans. The resident was located and issued the citation.

6:36 p.m. - Lost Property - A girl came to the police station to report her purple mountain bike missing. The girl had previously registered the bike with the Northfield Police Department. Officers will be keeping their eyes out for the bike.

7:55 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An Officer responded to a suspicious complaint occurring on East St. Upon arrival, the suspicious person had left. The Officer spoke with a witness. The Officer determined nothing criminal had occurred.

10:12 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - An Officer responded to the Northfield Falls Trailer Park for the report of a family fight. Upon arrival, both of the parties involved had left the area separately.

May 12

10:24 a.m. - Accident PD - A motor vehicle crash with injuries was reported. Upon arrival, Police investigated and completed a crash report for the operators involved. The Northfield Fire Department and the Northfield Ambulance Service also responded. One operator was transported to the hospital for treatment.

4:13 p.m. - Animal Problem - An animal problem was reported. The complainant reported that a loose puppy had shown up at their residence. The puppy, described as being a tan or brown coon dog, had no collar or tags. The complainant had reportedly gone door to door in the neighborhood in an attempt to locate the owner, but the owner was not located. Police took temporary custody of the puppy until Random Rescue came to pick it up.

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