2016-08-25 / Police Report

Police Report for August 10

August 10
11:45 a.m. - Citizen Assist - The Northfield Police Department received a report of a suspicious circumstance from a resident who was on vacation. An officer responded to the residence and looked into the incident further finding there was nothing suspicious. Dispatch updating the residence about their current situation.
1:03 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - The Northfield Police Department received a report of suspicious activity taking place at a local business in town. An officer responded making contact with an individual and addressing the issues at with the person.
4:50 p.m. - Runaway Juvenile - Officers received a call regarding a teenager that had not come home as expected.  The officers met with the parent and got information.
4:53 p.m. - Animal Problem - An officer received a complaint regarding dogs that were closed in an area.  The caller did not think they had been taken care of.
August 11
12:43 p.m. - Directed Patrol - An officer of the Northfield Police Department was summoned to traffic court to testify to Vermont civil violation complaints.
3:09 p.m. - Litter/Pollution/Public Health - An officer received a report of personal property to include furniture that had been dumped on private property.  The officer is trying to help locate who left their items and help return them to the rightful owner.
3:18 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An officer responded to a report of a stolen
telephone.  The investigation resulted in the phone being found and the offender located.  The owner of the property was relieved to have the item returned.
August 12
10:58 a.m. - Agency Assistance - The Washington County Sheriff's department requested assistance with service of a restraining order.  The officer was able to locate the subject and give them the paperwork.  The service was faxed to record the service.
12:21 p.m. - Found Property - A citizen came to the police department with a found wallet.  The owner was contacted.
12:35 p.m. - Welfare/Suicide Check - A citizen called requesting a welfare check on an
individual that the doctor would like transported for an evaluation.  The officer met the Northfield Ambulance on scene.  After interviewing the subject and his lack of interest in being given a ride in the ambulance for the evaluation the services left the scene without transporting.
2:14 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Police received a suspicious voice mail.  Under investigation.
2:53 p.m. - Directed Patrol - An officer took the court work to the State's Attorney's office in Barre, Vermont.
2:59 p.m. - MV Complaint - A complainant came to the police department to report that while traveling south on South Main street a vehicle pulled out in front of her which caused her to brake quickly to avoid hitting the intruding vehicle.  The complainant had the license plate of the vehicle and asked that the officer speak to the operator about safe driving habits.
10:26 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Northfield Police responded to a Suspicious Complaint.
August 13
10:07 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A caller advised that Cross Street at the junction of Union Street had a deep sink hole.  Barricades were added to the area to warn
drivers and the highway department was notified.
7:43 p.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer responded to Williamstown to assist at the request of VSP.  Assistance was provided and then the officer returned to patrol in Northfield.
8:01 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A caller advised that he had witnessed an
altercation on Vt Rt 12A.  He thought it appeared that the female was trying to leave and crying.  The officer responded to the area and didn't find anyone walking or matching the description of the vehicle.
10:09 p.m. - Theft - An officer took a report of suspicious circumstances and a possible theft.  Under investigation.
August 14
8:03 a.m. - Family Fight/Domestic - An officer received a report of an ongoing verbal altercation at a residence.  Upon arrival, parties had separated and officer talked with both parties to resolve the conflict.
3:37 p.m. - Theft - A caller advised that she has items missing from her vehicle.  The vehicle was unlocked and parked in her driveway.  Someone entered it during the night time.
8:30 p.m. - Citizen Assist - A caller advised that they could smell something burning and was concerned.  Under investigation.
August 15
2:13 a.m. - Directed Patrol - An officer performed a directed patrol to ensure the security of the residences and businesses.
10:21 p.m. - Threatening - An officer was advised of threatening remarks that had been spoken to another person.
August 16
8:11 a.m. - Unlawful Mischief - A resident of Northfield reported that the rear window of her vehicle had been damaged while parked overnight.  The officer is investigating.
10:55 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A caller advised that an unknown vehicle had been
driven into an adjoining driveway.  The caller was concerned as the person in the vehicle had gotten out of the vehicle and was vomiting.  Then the person got back in the vehicle and was just sitting there.  The officer responded and determined that the tenant had a new vehicle, but was not feeling well.  All was ok.
12:17 a.m. - Parking Problem - A caller advised that there is a vehicle parked every day, all day, in the handicap space on East Street.  The officer went to the area and determined that the operator does have a handicap placard. However, the time element can be addressed, as it is two hour parking for East Street during the business day.
1:44 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - A citizen came to the police department for options regarding a stalking situation.  The officer discussed the stalking order that can be issued by the Superior Court in Montpelier, Vt.  The citizen was going to see if the criteria was met to have the order issued.
3:09 p.m. - MV Complaint - The department was notified of a possible moving violation.  The caller first advised that they were traveling north on Vt rt 12.  Later received a second call that the vehicle was now on Union Brook.  The caller alleged that the operator did not have a valid license.  The officer was involved in another incident and was not able to go look for a possible violation.
4:33 p.m. - Sex Offense - Northfield PD received an incident involving a child. This incident will be under investigationg by SIU.
5:56 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - An officer received a call regarding an ongoing dispute between a landlord and a tenant.
6:22 p.m. - Public Speaking - Officers presented an impaired driving demonstration to the local Civil Air Patrol unit.
11:14 p.m. - MV Complaint - An officer took a report of a vehicle parked on the property.  The caller did not know who the vehicle belonged to or why it was on their property.  The operator did arrive and claim the vehicle, apparently had attended a party a few houses away and need a parking space.
11:28 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - An officer received a report of a party that may
have underage people in attendance and consuming alcohol.
Total Incidents for This Report: 41

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