MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police investigated a report of a man allegedly stealing a diamond tennis bracelet from a Rogers Road resident on Dec. 24.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Received a report about a sick fox in the Ossie Road area on Dec. 24.
• Investigated a report of a woman panhandling “to help her sick child” on Main Street on Dec. 24. Police said the woman was reported to have a child strapped to her back.
• Responded to a report of a woman sitting in the middle of the road in Birchard Park on Dec. 24. Police stood by as the woman moved to safety.
• Investigated a hit-and-run accident involving two vehicles in the Washington Street Extension area on Dec. 24.
• Responded to a report of an unwanted person in the Champlain Farms store on Court Street on Dec. 24.
• Assisted Porter Hospital emergency room officials with an unruly patient on Dec. 24.
• Delivered, with the help of other law enforcement officials, gifts to 44 area children on Christmas Day (see related news item, Page 11A).
• Took a disoriented woman to Porter Hospital on Dec. 25.
• Responded to a noise complaint in the East Main Street area on Dec. 27.
• Were informed that there were some loose horses off Case Street near the Middlebury-Bristol town line on Dec. 28. Police said the owners of the horses were able to round up the animals.
• Went to the scene of a two-car accident, with injuries, in The Centre shopping plaza parking lot on Dec. 28.
• Investigated a stalking complaint in the Merchants Row area on Dec. 28. A woman riding the Addison County Transit Resources bus reported inappropriate advances from a male passenger. The victim said this wasn’t the first time the man had bothered her on the bus. Police have a suspect in the case and the woman is considering court action against the man.
• Were informed on Dec. 28 of the theft of a checkbook, debit card and a wristwatch from a vehicle parked in The Centre shopping plaza lot.
• Responded to a reported family dispute at a Newton Drive residence on Dec. 28.
• Assisted Porter Hospital officials with an unruly female patient on Dec. 28.
• Received a report that someone had vandalized the door of a North Forty Lane residence on Dec. 28.