2011-03-24 / Police Report

Police Report

March 9

9:31 a.m. - Animal Problem – The complainant stopped by the department in reference to an ongoing animal noise problem. Options were discussed and the officer took a statement.

11 a.m. - Theft of Automobile - A call was received regarding a vehicle being operated without the owner’s consent. A notice was issued to area agencies to be looking for the vehicle. Later in the day the vehicle was located in Berlin.

1:15 p.m. - MV Complaint - A complainant called to advise that there was damage to her vehicle. It was unknown where or when it happened. The damage to the Toyota Camary is on the back door of the driver side.

1:37 p.m. - Accident PD - The department was notified by the victim of a collision that had occurred on King Street. The police department had been notified by the Town Highway that a plow had side swiped a parked vehicle. Information was taken for the incident.

3:39 p.m. - Phone Problem /Harassment - The department was contacted regarding harassing phone calls. The officer was not able to contact the caller as there was no answer, but left a message to call the department.

March 10

9:29 a.m. - Controlled Substance Problem - I received a telephone call advising a possible illegal sale of prescription drugs. Under investigation.

5:40 p.m. - Accident PD - The department was contacted in reference to a late reported motor vehicle collision. Information is being gathered to complete the report.

6:11 p.m. - Traffic Hazard - An officer observed a vehicle pulled over on Route 64 with four-way flashers on. On checking on the operator, the officer learned the vehicle was having mechanical difficulties. The operator was able to turn around and bring the vehicle back to it’s original location. The officer followed to make sure he reached his destination safely.

7:27 p.m. - Juvenile Problem - Officers were called to a report of an out of control juvenile on Vine Street. On arrival, officers found that the parties has separated and both were calm. There was no physical altercation just arguing and the juvenile had been

“banging stuff around.” Officers spoke with all parties and the situation was resolved.

March 11

9:03 a.m. - Cond of Release - Police charged Billy Lacillade, age 42, of West Berlin, VT with Violation of Conditions of Release. On 3-11-11,Lacillade reported for an alco-sensor, per his court ordered conditions of release. When the alco-sensor was administered, it determined that Lacillade had a blood alcohol content of 0.031%.He was issued a citation to appear at Washington Court on 4-28-11 to answer to this offense.

6:04 p.m. - Citizen Assist - An officer went with a citizen of Northfield to collect his property from a residence per court ordered conditions of release. The items were collected without incident.

March 12

12:17 a.m. - DUI - Nathan Bolio age 23, of Randolph was arrested and cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants. Mr. Bolio was stopped after an officer observed him driving south on VT RT 12S in the opposite lane of traffic having crossed the center line into the oncoming traffic. After investigation, he failed the standard field sobriety exercises and was found to have a BAC of 0.131% above the legal limit of 0.08%. Bolio was cited.

7:35 a.m. - Juvenile Problem - Police were dispatched to a residence in the village for a report of a juvenile female who was required to leave an apartment. The current tenant was being evicted, and had allowed the juvenile to stay for a few nights. An officer spoke with the juvenile and offered possible solutions to her problem.

1:43 p.m. - Suspicious Person/ Circumstance - Police were informed about a tenant who had been forcibly evicted from an apartment by the Sheriff’s, and the landlord was concerned that the tenant’s friends were hanging around the area. Officers stepped up patrols in the vicinity while the landlord was present.

9:04 p.m. - Suspicious Person/ Circumstance – An officer responded to a suspicious complaint. The complainant called to report observing a car pull into the parking lot, and then watched the operator get out of the car, and look into the windows of the house. The officer arrived at the address and spoke with the home owner who advised a friend had just come to the house and there was no problem. The complainant was advised and thanked for his concern.

10:23 p.m. - Accident PD - I responded to the report of a single motor vehicle crash involving a deer. I arrived on scene, and located the severely injured deer. I euthanized the deer, a small doe. A passerby, requested the deer, which was provided to him with Fish and Wildlife incident number.

March 13

2:38 p.m. - Suspicious Person/ Circumstance - A landlord notified police that an evicted tenant had changed the lock on the front door to the building and he was sending over a worker to replace the lock. The former tenant made harassing phone calls as a result. An officer stood by while the lock was changed, and when the former tenant showed up he was issued a no trespass order for the property.

5:26 p.m. - Citizen Dispute - Police were contacted about two males having a verbal argument behind a business in town. An officer responded and located the two males. Frank Walker, age 28, of Northfield, was taken into custody when it was found he had been drinking, a violation of his parole conditions. He was transported to the PD and picked up there by FSU for lodging. The other party was warned about having arguments in public.

March 14

7:17 a.m. - Family Fight/Domestic – Police arrested Steven S. Laux, 41, of Northfield for domestic assault where police were dispatched to a report of a physical altercation between Laux and his pregnant girlfriend. Upon arrival officers investigated and found that both parties had been injured, but Mr. Laux had been the aggressor, so was taken into custody. He was processed and taken to court for arraignment later the same day.

1:43 p.m. - Theft - An officer was notified that scheduled prescription drugs were stolen from a residence on Cemetery St in Northfield. There was no forced entry, officer are investigating all leads provided by the complainant. The value of the drugs are estimated at $25.00.

2 p.m. - Accident PD - An officer was notified of a minor motor vehicle crash that had happened earlier in the day on N. Main Street. Operators exchanged information. No police report needed since no injuries occurred and the total of the damages were less than $3,000.00.

2:56 p.m. - Agency Assistance - Police responded to a reported dispute on Route 12A in Roxbury. Officers arrived and found the argument had been verbal only. When troopers arrived on scene all pertinent information was turned over to VSP and Northfield officers returned to town. No further action necessary.

3:25 p.m. - MV Complaint - While on general patrol an officer noticed a vehicle parked at the bottom of Route 64 near Route 12, and left for hours. Since this highway is marked emergency stopping only, multiple attempts were made to contact the registered owner without success. North Main Service was called and asked to remove the vehicle.

10:11 p.m. - Suspicious Person/ Circumstance - I received a call from a citizen of Northfield. He explained that he was in the process of ending a relationship and would like Notice Against Trespasses served on other parties involved in the relationship dispute. Papers served.

March 15

2:02 p.m. - Animal Problem - Police received a complaint of an elderly canine wandering in the roadway near VT RT 64 and VT RT 12S. Upon arrival, the canine was not able to be located.

3:07 p.m. MV Complaint - I spoke with a citizen in reference to a motor vehicle complaint. I was told that a green SUV has been seen driving at a high rate of speed through the Northfield Middle-High School parking lot recently. The complainant said that this was occurring around the time school gets out, and was concerned about pedestrian traffic. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and advised of the complaint.

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