2015-03-26 / Police Report

Police Report

March 11

3:28 a.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer responded to Williamstown to assist the Vermont State Police with a suspicious call. The complainant called to report someone looking into her windows. Upon the Officer's arrival, he canvassed the area, but no one was located.

9:23 a.m. - MV Complaint - A complaint came in of a vehicle which had hit the stop sign on East Street. An Officer responded and made contact with the operator of the vehicle getting the information needed.

3:27 p.m. - Litter/Pollution/Public Health - The department received a complaint about a truck that had been driving north on Route 12 from Northfield to Montpelier. The caller had followed the truck the entire distance and watch pieces of paper and cardboard fly out of the body of the truck. The caller had seen the truck turn off 12 and was able to read the name of the company. The officer spoke with the owner about covering the loads.

March 12

7:28 a.m. Accident PD

Police responded to a two car crash. Investigation yielded that one vehicle had rear-ended another. There were reports of minor injuries, so the Northfield Ambulance Service assisted. Ultimately, no one involved in the crash was transported for further medical treatment. A crash report was completed for the operators involved.

10:57 a.m. - Foot Patrol

A foot patrol was conducted at the Northfield Middle-High School. Police met and visited with several students and school staff. Follow-up investigation was also conducted into a recent incident that is being investigated.

12:59 p.m. - Threatening

A report of threatening behavior was received. The case was created for documentation purposes, and there is no enforcement action expected at this time.

2:40 p.m. - Directed Patrol

A high-visibility patrol was conducted in the area of the Northfield Middle-High School and the Northfield Elementary School following complaints of traffic congestion due to school getting out. Police located no problems and traffic was flowing smoothly. Police also conducted traffic enforcement on Vine Street, but no motor vehicle violations were detected.

March 13

7:24 a.m. - Directed Patrol

Police conducted directed patrol in the area of the Northfield Elementary and Middle-High Schools as students arrived for the day. During the patrol, a criminally suspended motor vehicle operator was detected and subsequently cited. See proceeding case.

7:56 a.m. - DLS

Northfield Police cited Edward A. Stone, age 30, of Northfield, for Driving while Criminally Suspended. Stone was seen driving on Cross Street by an officer who knew he was suspended. Stone was stopped, processed and released to appear at Washington County Superior Court; Criminal Division on 4-9- 15, at 12:30.

10:58 a.m. - Vehicle towed

An officer stopped a vehicle that was unregistered and being operated by a driver with a suspended license. When a tow truck arrived to take the vehicle, the operator became combative and assaulted two officers. The 17 year old was taken into custody and brought to Washington County Court for arraignment for the assaults and disorderly conduct.

12:43 p.m. - Animal Problem

An animal complaint was received. A dog was reportedly running loose in the area, and there was concern that it may get hit by a passing vehicle. During follow-up, the owner was located and made aware of the complaint an attempt to alleviate any further incidents.

2:04 p.m. - Citizen Assist

A Northfield Police child passenger safety seat technician assisted a citizen with the inspection and installation of a child safety seat for an expecting family.

March 14

1:48 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield PD received a complaint regarding a suspicious vehicle parked in a parking lot. Officer responded and was not able to locate the vehicle.

March 15

5:36 a.m. - Agency Assistance

A patrol officer received request from Vermont State Police to assist with a break in in Roxbury. The officer responded and assisted as needed.

6:54 a.m. - Agency Assistance

The department was contacted regarding a water pipe that had burst in an unoccupied building. The officer assisted with locating owners and emergency responders to fix the problem.

1:38 p.m. - The Roxbury Country Store was burgalized during the night with an unknown amount of cigarettes, money and a safe being stolen with entry gained by a safety glass being removed from the front door, anyone with information, contact Vermont State Police at 229-9191 or Crime Stoppers at 800-529-9998.

3:06 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A call was received regarding a vehicle parked across a street that was blocking traffic. The operator of the vehicle was unloading property from the vehicle. The officer responded to the area and all was cleared. The vehicle was GOA.

3:53 p.m. - Phone Problem /Harrassment - A citizen came to the police department to discuss phone calls that they were receiving. The citizen felt the calls were threatening. The officer spoke with the citizen and discussed the options available to block the calls.

9:33 p.m. - Cond of Release

An officer on patrol observed a juvenile walking on Main St. The Officer recognized this juvenile, and knew he was subject to court ordered conditions of release. One of those conditions included a curfew. The Officer arrested the juvenile and released him on a citation to appear in Washington County Court for the offense.

March 17

8:40 a.m. - Parking Problem

A complaint of a parking problem was received. A vehicle was parked so that it was obstructing the normal flow of traffic. Upon police arrival, the vehicle was found to be obstructing one lane of travel. The owner was contacted and it was moved soon thereafter. A parking violation was issued.

11:28 a.m. - Phone Problem

Harrassment - A phone problem was reported. The complainant had called reporting several suspicious phone calls from individuals appearing to be attempting to engage in fraudulent activity. The caller was advised not to partake in the activity and to contact the phone carrier to block the incoming numbers.

1:03 p.m. - Accident PD

A minor motor vehicle crash was reported. Police responded and completed a crash report for those involved. There were no injuries or hazards.

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