2015-01-29 / Police Report

Police Report

January 14

2:36 a.m. - Citizen Dispute - An officer responded to a report of a disturbance. The caller reported that a fight was going on upstairs. After the officers spoke with the subjects and witness a report was sent to the Washington County State's Attorney's office for review.

9:55 a.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer responded to the Gray Building for a report of a sprinkler activation. Northfield Fire Department was being toned out to respond. On arrival, the officer observed the building to be operating normally with no sprinkler activations. Northfield Fire Chief arrived on scene and investigated the issue. No need for the Fire Department or the Police Department to stay on scene.

January 15

6:15 p.m. - Traffic Hazard - The Northfield Police Dept. responded to VT RT-12S to a report of a traffic hazard. When the officer arrived, the hazard had already been removed from the road.

7:14 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - The Northfield Police Dept. responded to a complaint regarding a mental health patience getting violent and upset. An officer and a crisis response member were able to resolve the situation.

7:59 p.m. - Agency Assistance - The Northfield PD assisted the Department of Child and Families with a court order in Northfield, VT.

9:51 p.m. - Accident PD - The Northfield Police Department arrested Bailey M. Wheeler (DOB: 12/20/1995), age 19 of Northfield, VT for operating under the influence of alcohol.

January 16

11:07 a.m. - MV Complaint - An officer assisted a motorist that was involved in a one car motor vehicle collision. An officer of the Northfield Police Department assisted the operator of the vehicle. The operator reported no injuries and no damage was observed. Bob Sunoco arrived and removed the vehicle. The vehicle was driven from the scene.

12:10 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer of the Northfield Police Department assisted the Northfield Ambulance with an incident. The officer provided support with providing ambulance members with assistance. Northfield Ambulance did not transport the patient and our services were not needed.

1:12 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer assisted the Vermont State Police with an incident they were currently investigating. The Northfield Officer interview the person of interest and relayed the message to the responsible trooper.

1:41 p.m. - Citizen Assist - An officer received a complaint of a motor vehicle collusion that occurred two days prior. The complainant advised there was light damage and the other operator's insurance was not valid. This is currently being investigated by an officer.

5:01 p.m. - Sex Offense - The Northfield Police Dept received a complaint regarding an incident that happened at a party. The incident is currently under investigation.

6:17 p.m. - Animal Problem - Officers went to a residence on Central Street for the report of an animal problem. The complainant reported a pet did not have access to adequate shelter, food or water. The Officer met with the owner who showed the Officers the animal's food source, water and shelter. All of which were deemed to be sufficient for the animal.

10:14 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer was requested to assisted Vermont State Police with a family fight in Williamstown. The officer responded and provided assistance as needed. Within a short time the officer returned to Northfield for patrol.

11:59 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield PD received a walk-in complaint regarding possible drug and child abuse problems happening in Northfield, VT. This case is currently under investigation.

January 17

4:17 a.m. - Agency Assistance - Northfield PD assisted the Montpelier PD with looking for a vehicle in town that was involved in a crash in Montpelier and left the scene.

10:53 a.m. - Citizen Assist - The Northfield Police Department assisted an individual in need.

10:54 a.m. - Agency Assistance - The Northfield Police Department assisted the Montpelier Police Department in an investigation involving a Northfield resident. The investigation resulted in an individual being cited for Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

1:02 p.m. - Foot Patrol - The Northfield Police Department conducted a foot patrol at Norwich University's Kreitzberg Arena for the Women's Ice Hockey game against Castleton. The Norwich Cadets won 3-1, awesome job!

7:08 p.m. - Directed Patrol - An Officer conducted high visibility traffic enforcement in an effort to both deter and apprehend intoxicated driver's. The Officer conducted targeted traffic enforcement during the time period.

January 18

3:44 a.m. - Foot Patrol - Foot patrol and business checks were conducted in the Depot Square area. All was found to be secure. Nothing further.

4:19 a.m. - Threatening - The department received a report of harassing text messages. The complainant advised he was receiving the messages from someone out of state. The officer and the caller discussed options, including blocking the caller from cell phone as well as talking to provider to block calls.

2:48 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - The Northfield Police Department received a complaint regarding suspicious circumstances. An officer spoke to the complainant and provided them with statements to fill out. Under further investigation.

January 19

12:07 a.m. - Noise Disturbance - It was reported that a group of teenagers were being loud in the parking lot of a closed establishment. Contact with the group was made, and Police were not able to detect any unreasonable noise at the time, but cautioned them about making excessive noise. Nothing further.

8:54 a.m. - Training - Northfield Police Officers attended a training at the Hartford Police Dept.

12:39 a.m. - Citizen Assist - The complainant advised there were people trepassing on their land after they had been asked not to do so. The officer discussed the situation and offered options.

January 20

12:19 a.m. - Sex Offense - An officer received a report of a possible sexual assault that had occurred in December of 2014. An initial verbal statement was taken from the victim, while a written statement is pending. Further investigation to follow.

2:03 a.m. - Information Report - information was received from a public safety agency. The information was circulated to the Northfield Police Department for information and officer safety purposes.

10:23 a.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer assisted with a training procedure.

10:37 a.m. - Citizen Assist - Police were notified about a dispute taking place at a local school. Under investigation.

10:48 a.m. - Agency Assistance - Northfield Police assisted Barre Town police in locating one of their residents. Nothing further.

2:45 p.m. - DLS - The Northfield Police Department arrested Timothy E. Ryan, age 62, of Northfield, VT for driving while criminally suspended.

8:20 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield PD received a 911 complaint regarding someone stuck in an elevator on Norwich University. The complainant was able to get out before security arrived.

11:46 p.m. - DUI - The Northfield Police Department arrested James Henry Marsha IV, age 23, of Northfield, VT for Driving Under the Influence. An Officer observed a vehicle travelling south on North Main Street with only one functioning headlight and an obstructed windshield.

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