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Montpelier Police Beat

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Photo by Carla Occaso

Jan. 19-25

  • Police took an intoxicated male from City Center on Main Street to a detox facility.
  • An intoxicated male on State Street was taken into protective custody.
  • A small amount of suspected marijuana was seized from a person.
  • An extremely intoxicated male was reported to be in the area of State and Elm streets. The male was located by the sheriff’s office and placed into protective custody.
  • Someone reported a customer acting strangely on State Street.
  • A report came in of a possible argument and a party with underage people on Pinewood Road.
  • A deer was trapped in a shed on Berlin St.
  • A complaint came regarding someone walking a dog on Old Country Road near the Elk’s building when the dog escaped. The dog was later located.
  • Report of a gunshot on Phillips Road. It later turned out the sound was actually an electrical transformer blowing. Green Mountain Power was called to fix the transformer.
  • Someone reported a possible lewd act on School and Loomis streets.

Jan. 12-18

  • Someone complained of multiple vehicles doing doughnuts in the high school parking lot during a snowstorm.
  • Police provided a courtesy ride to an operator of a motor vehicle who could not drive up Berlin Street in a snowstorm.
  • Montpelier police assisted Vermont State Police with a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 89 at Exit 8.
  • Police provided assistance to Montpelier Rescue for a report of a woman who had fallen at National Life and hit her head on the ground.
  • There was a request for a person to be removed from Barre Street.
  • Report of a strange noise came from someone at Deerfield Drive.
  • Someone reported a case of identity theft.
  • Police served a trespass order to a male for McGillicuddy’s Bar.
  • A fight in progress was reported at Charlie-O’s on Main Street.
  • Parking violations occurred on Stone Cutter’s Way near Sarducci’s, making it difficult for traffic to pass by.
  • A small brown ladies leather wallet was found at Shaw’s and turned in to police. The owner was identified and the wallet returned.
  • Reports of threatening behavior/harassment on Wilson Street were received.
  • Police issued trespass notice for the Kellogg Hubbard Library.
  • Someone reported a hit and run accident at the corner of East State and Main streets. Suspect vehicle was described as full-size to large, white truck with orange Harley Davidson and “Down and Dirty” stickers on the back window.
  • Report of simple assault at Pitkin Court.
  • An establishment reported an intoxicated male and asked for him to be removed. The subject was taken into custody, screened for intoxication and transported to a local detox facility.
  • Someone reported two suspicious persons possibly arguing in a public bathroom on Main Street. The subjects were gone upon police arrival.
  • Two dogs were loose with collars and no tags on Gallison Hill Road.
  • A subject was given a trespass notice for littering and sleeping in the visitor center.
  • There was a report of a disturbance on State Street concerning a male in a store yelling at people.
  • Jeffrey Bragg, age 37, transient, was given a citation for unlawful trespass and ordered to appear in court on Feb. 19.
  • There was a report of loitering and vagrancy on Main Street concerning a subject sleeping in a building. The subject was removed and given an order of no trespass.
  • Someone lost an iPhone 4S on School Street.
  • A subject was reported to be sleeping in the Main Street hallway again.  Police served the subject a trespass notice.
  • A computer was taken from a vehicle.
  • Montpelier police responded to a wellbeing check and assisted in locating lodging for a disabled female on State Street.
  • Juveniles were reportedly throwing snowballs at vehicles on Berlin Street.
  • Police removed a subject who was sleeping in the hallway of a hotel on State Street.
  • A dog running loose on Langdon Street sparked complaints.

Jan. 5-11

  • A vehicle was damaged while parked at Shaw’s.
  • There was a report of a dead deer on the side of the road at Elm Street and Mill Road. A message was given to the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
  • An intoxicated male on Langdon and Main Street was returned to his residence in Barre Town.
  • Police helped with a mental health issue on Elm Street.
  • A report came in of a loud party at Pinewood Road. Additional complaint of vehicles parked in front of the house blocking passage of traffic on the street came in.
  • Juveniles were reported to be smoking something on Main Street.
  • A noise complaint on Stump Dump Road came in due to a logging operation.
  • Someone reported a woman having a medical problem in the area of 1138 Main St. Police and rescue responded.
  • Medication was reported stolen from a Barre Street residence.
  • An officer participated at a school in the Everybody Wins reading program.
  • Lee Tamiso, 22, of Waterbury was arrested for DUI after a motor vehicle crash on Memorial Drive in the city of Montpelier. Tamiso was cited into Washington County criminal court to answer to the charge.
  • A dog was running at large on State Street.
  • A theft report came in regarding unauthorized individuals disposing household trash in dumpsters.
  • A small sterling silver ring was found on Pioneer Street.
  • A puppy escaped its collar on Elm Street.
  • Police received a report of an owner unable to locate his car. The car was later found parked.
  • Christopher Danforth, 37,  of Barre, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle on River Street while having a criminally suspended license. Danforth was cited to appear in Vermont Superior Court Feb. 19.
  • An untimely death was reported on Charles Street.
  • Suspicious circumstance was reported of someone going door-to-door selling products.
  • The winter parking ban was enforced. Multiple vehicles were ticketed and towed.

Incidents are excerpted from the media logs from the Montpelier Police Department.