Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for violation of conditions of release

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited James Thurston, 31, of New Haven for violation of his court-ordered conditions of release, after a woman complained that Thurston had allegedly followed her and made “sexually suggestive comments” on Oct. 7.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Responded to a complaint of someone revving their car engine off Case Street on Oct. 5.

•  Receive complaints about some people allegedly not complying with COVID-19 guidelines at a bingo game off Exchange Street on Oct. 5.

•  Helped with a custody exchange at a Washington Street home on Oct. 5.

•  Interviewed a North Pleasant Street landlord who on Oct. 5 alleged a former tenant had damaged his property.

•  Assisted a Lower Plains Road resident who had complained of “ongoing harassment” on Oct. 5.

•  Were informed someone had stolen parts of a bike while it was parked off Weybridge Street on Oct. 5.

•  Assisted an injured owl off Main Street on Oct. 5.

•  Cited Dakota Burnhammunford, 29, of Whiting for driving with a criminally suspended license, following a traffic stop on Case Street on Oct. 5.

•  Received a report that a piece of clothing might have been stolen from the Agway store off Exchange Street on Oct. 6. Police continue to investigate the matter.

•  Responded to a report of a drunken man at the Charter House warming shelter on Oct. 6. Police said they took the man to Rutland for detox services.

•  Received a report of someone funding a syringe that had been discarded off South Pleasant Street on Oct. 6.

•  Were informed someone had damaged a camper by shooting it with a pellet gun while it was parked off Case Street on Oct. 6.

•  Received a report of someone allegedly hacking a Zoom virtual meeting in order to display “hate-oriented and obscene” material on Oct. 7.

•  Received a report that an inspection sticker had been stolen from a vehicle parked off Exchange Street on Oct. 7.

•  Located a cell phone that a man had lost near the intersection of Main and Cross streets on Oct. 8.

•  Observed a bow in a vehicle parked in the Middlebury Union High School lot on Oct. 8. Police notified school administrators.

•  Received a report that a bike had been stolen from outside MUHS on Oct. 8. Police said school video has revealed possible suspects in the case.

•  Served a temporary restraining order on a man for a Route 7 South location on Oct. 8.

•  Received a complaint about an individual allegedly saying, “All lives matter,” in the Academy Street area on Oct. 8.

•  Calmed a man causing a disturbance at the warming shelter during the evening of Oct. 9.

•  Responded to a report of a vehicle leaving the scene of a traffic accident on Court Street on Oct. 9.

•  Assisted with a custody exchange at a North Pleasant Street home on Oct. 9.

•  Investigated a report of an employee allegedly stealing money from a Route 7 South store on Oct. 9.

•  Responded to a report of a loud party at a Cross Street home on Oct. 10.

•  Investigated a trespassing complaint at the Charter House Coalition’s warming shelter on North Pleasant Street on Oct. 10.

•  Responded, with Middlebury Regional EMS, to a medical call off Court Street Extension on Oct. 11.

•  Found an intoxicated man in the Marble Works complex on Oct. 11. Police said the man was taken to Porter Hospital for treatment.

•  Assisted a patient who was having a mental health episode at Helen Porter Nursing & Rehabilitation off Porter Drive on Oct. 11.

•  Were informed of the theft of license plates from a vehicle parked off South Pleasant Street on Oct. 12.

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