Middlebury Police Log: Local cited for DUI after stop
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on July 8 cited a town resident for driving under the influence of drugs.
Following a Court Street traffic stop police cited Hunter J. Quesnel, 24, of Middlebury for the offense after observation.
Police said they took a sample of Quesnel’s blood as evidence and sent it to the Vermont Forensic Lab for analysis; results are pending.
In other action between July 6 and 13, Middlebury police:
On July 6:
• Checked a Mead Lane apartment because of an odor a landlord feared was of a dead body. Police discovered rotting food in an oven. The tenant was not present.
• Aided a motorist on Route 7 South.
• Responded to a report of a couple arguing in the Hannaford Supermarket parking lot, but found no one.
On July 7:
• Helped Vermont State Police with an accident in New Haven.
• Stood by while a family member picked up belongings from a South Munger Street residence following a domestic dispute.
• Checked a report of a suspicious vehicle at a Creek Road business and found a person playing a game on a cell phone.
• Responded to a false report of loud music from the railroad construction site.
On July 8:
• Responded to a reported assault on Danyow Drive and determined it was unfounded.
• Investigated a possible theft of car keys from a Court Street apartment.
• Responded to accidents on Court and North Pleasant streets.
• Went to High Street to check the welfare of a woman who appeared to be in distress due to the heat and called Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Services (MREMS) to help her.
• Began investigation of an East Main Street report of fraudulent checks that police said had been manufactured to mimic business checks.
• Checked the welfare or a Court Street resident, who was determined to be OK.
• Could not find a vehicle reported to be operated erratically on College Street.
• Assisted MREMS on North Pleasant Street.
On July 9:
• Asked a female Halladay Road tenant to quiet down, action taken after responding to a complaint.
• Checked a report of a suspicious suitcase left near a Court Street Dumpster; police determined it was trash.
• Checked the welfare of a Court Street resident, who was determined to be OK.
• Identified a juvenile caught shoplifting at Stone Mill Public Market and notified a parent.
• Arrested David E. Leonard, 43, of Middlebury on an outstanding warrant.
• Helped calm a domestic dispute on Delancey Lane.
• Determined an email threat reported by a Jayne Court resident to be a hoax.
On July 10:
• Responded to a report of cars possibly racing on Court Street, but could not find them.
• Dealt with a loud music complaint on Halladay Road.
• Helped a motorist on Case Street.
• Directed traffic around a downed power cable on Case Street.
• Handled an accident in Chipman Park.
On July 11:
• On South Village Green helped MREMS lift a patient.
• Went to an East Main Street address to look for an individual seen on a surveillance camera at an unoccupied home, but found no one.
• Responded to a report of a loose calf on Seymour Street Extension.
On July 12:
• At Maplefield’s on Route 7 South arrested Kim Schroeder, 59, of Leicester on an outstanding warrant.
• Responded to a report of a man “mostly passed out” inside a gray pickup truck in the Mary Hogan School parking lot, but were unable to find the vehicle.
• Helped a motorist on Route 7 North.
• Spoke with a man drinking and littering behind a closed business on Seymour Street.
• Responded to a report of vandalism on North Main Street.
• Assisted Vergennes police with a suicidal juvenile
On July 13:
• Determined a report of barking dogs on Halladay Road was unfounded.
• Responded to a report of a loose cow in the roadway on Route 7 North.
• Looked into a report of someone honking a horn on Court Street Extension, but could find no issue.