2016-02-11 / Police Report

Police Report

January 27

1:25 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An officer was advised about a suspicious vehicle parked at a local business. The employee provided a description of the vehicle which included a license plate. The employee said the vehicle had left, but wanted the circumstances reported in case of any future issues. The Officer was not able to locate the vehicle in town, after canvassing the area around several other businesses.

11:48 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A caller advised that they had parked their car on Friday in a parking lot while they went to an appointment. They discovered damage to the front driver side fender and panel. There was no note or indication from anyone that had they had damaged the vehicle. The insurance adjuster was contacted for repairs.

11:50 a.m. - MV Complaint - A resident of King St called to report a specific vehicle driving too fast on King St. The complainant provided a description of the vehicle and the driver. The Officer spoke with the driver in an effort to curb the behavior. A notice was passed along to the other Officers to be aware of the complaint.

12:50 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - The Northfield Police Department received a report of an animal problem. The officer responded and identified there was a fox suffering from rabies. The officer disposed of the fox to prevent and danger of contamination.

12:51 p.m. - Directed Patrol - Paperwork had to be brought to the WCSA Office

3:37 p.m. - SOT - Northfield Police participated in GHSP Click it or Ticket

January 28

3:54 a.m. - Agency Assistance - An Officer responded to Route 64 in Williamstown to assist the Vermont State Police with a single vehicle crash. The Officer assisted with traffic control until the vehicle was removed from the scene.

11:55 a.m. - Foot Patrol - Northfield Police performed a Foot Patrol in the area of Depot Square.

10:33 p.m. - Citizen Assist - Northfield PD officers assisted a complainant with getting property returned to them after a citizen dispute.

January 29

1:15 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.

7:38 a.m. - Directed Patrol - Northfield Police performed a Directed Patrol as a meet and greet to students, parents, and staff as well as monitor the flow of school related motor vehicle traffic.

10:31 a.m. - Agency Assistance - Northfield Police provided an Agency Assist to Northfield Ambulance for a citizen experiencing a medical emergency. Barre Town EMS also responded and the citizen was transported by Northfield Ambulance to Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) for additional care.

3:29 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield Police received a suspicious complaint. The matter is under investigation and appropriate entities were notified.

4:29 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An officer was advised of suspicious circumstances. The officer is investigating.

4:51 p.m. - Parking Problem - Northfield PD received a complaint regarding parking on Wall Street in Northfield, VT. Due to weather and the number of calls of service received at that time, officers were unable to respond. Officer did follow up later and issued winter parking ban tickets for those vehicles.

4:52 p.m. - Accident PD - A report a single vehicle crash was reported. The E911 caller advised that the vehicle had collided with a tree, and there were reported hazards and potential injuries. Northfield Fire and Ambulance Personnel responded, and later determined that there was no injuries. The contributing cause crash was determined to be from icy road conditions. A crash report was completed for the operator.

6:49 p.m. - Accident PD - A report of a motor vehicle crash with entrapment was received. It was reported that the vehicle had traveled down an embankment. Northfield Fire and Ambulance also responded. Upon arrival, it was found that there was no injuries, hazards, or damage existed as as a result of the crash. North Main Service was contacted to pull the vehicle back onto the travel portion of the roadway.

7:38 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer assisted the Vermont State Police.

7:38 p.m. - MV Complaint - Northfield PD responded to Messier Hill Road for a report of a vehicle slide off.

9:11 p.m. - Accident PD - Northfield PD received a complaint regarding a parking lot crash at the South Village Mobil. The complainant was given case information to file an insurance claim.

January 30

12:36 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - The Northfield Police Department observed and documented suspicious circumstances while following up on a related criminal investigation.

7:50 p.m. - SOT - Northfield Police participated in GHSP DUI patrol.

8:14 p.m. - Accident PD - William Langley age 50 of Northfield, VT was issued a citation for Leaving the Scene of an Accident. On Saturday January 30, 2016 an Officer responded to the report of a crash on Holland Place. A witness observed a pickup truck crash into a parked bucket truck. The driver of the pick-up truck left the scene without stopping. Mr. Langley came to the Northfield Police station the following day to report the crash. He was issued a citation of late

January 31

3:12 a.m. - Agency Assistance - An Officer responded to Norwich University to assist the Northfield Ambulance with a call concerning a patient who may have taken an excess amount of prescription or other pills. The Officer arrived and assisted as needed while the patient was transported.

11:59 a.m. - Parking Problem - The Northfield Police Department received a report of an ongoing parking problem on Turkey Hill. An officer responded to the location speaking to a resident of the issue and concerns brought to the department's attention. The resident understood and agreed to inform the rest of the household to fix the issue.

3:36 p.m. - Burglary - The Northfield Police Department received a report of a burglary to a residence in town. An officer responded speaking to the complainant, gathering important information, statements and evidence related to the burglary. This is still under further investigation.

February 1

8:02 a.m. - Accident PD - A Northfield Police Officer while on patrol came across a motor vehicle which had driven off the roadway striking a VT Agency of Transportation sign and over an embankment. The officer stopped to provide assistance and document the crash. The airbags were deployed and luckily all three occupants were well. Remember to wear your seatbelt!

10:25 a.m. - Cond of Release - The Northfield Police cited Christopher Elmer, 30, of Barre, for Violating his Conditions of Release. Elmer was court ordered to provide finger prints and photographs to the Northfield Police Department, which he never provided within the required timeframe. As a result of the subsequent investigation an Affidavit of Probable Cause was submitted to the Washington County State Attorney's office for Elmer's Violating Conditions of Release.

10:27 a.m. - DLS - The Northfield Police cited Todd Hosmer, 51, of Northfield, for driving with a criminally suspended license. On January 22nd at approximately 0930 hours, Hosmer was seen operating a motor vehicle on South Main Street, and was confronted by a Northfield Police Officer. As a result of the subsequent investigation Hosmer was cited to appear at the Washington County Superior Court; Criminal Division for Driving License Suspended Criminal.

10:32 a.m. - Juvenile Problem - The Northfield Police Department received a report of a juvenile problem from a concerned parent. An officer spoke to the parent and DCF regarding the reported issue. The Officer advised the parent to also contact the Department of Children and Families. This incident is being investigated further.

4:24 p.m. - Citizen Assist - The Northfield Police Department received a request for assistance from a citizen, who wanted to go over the important aspects of their safety seat as they were expecting a new addition to the family soon. The officer met with the individual going over key points and had recommended they schedule a seat check be done in the near future.

February 2

7:33 a.m. - Directed Patrol - Northfield Police conducted a Directed Patrol in the area of Cemetery Street to meet/greet students, staff, parents, and regulate traffic flow.

11:12 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Police took a report concerning a juvenile matter. The case was transferred to the Washington County Special Investigations Unit for investigation.

1:33 p.m. - Agency Assistance - Northfield Police provided an Agency Assist to Berlin PD in locating a subject.

2:07 p.m. - Foot Patrol - Northfield Police conducted Foot Patrol in the area of Depot Square.

2:49 p.m. - Directed Patrol - Northfield Police provided a Directed Patrol to assist in the flow of motor vehicle traffic on 02/02/2016 at approximately 1446.

Total Incidents for This Report: 38

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