Middlebury Police Log: Police investigating vehicle crash

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police are looking at a Feb. 8 one-vehicle crash with injuries on Blake Roy Road as a possible driving-under-the-influence of alcohol offense.

Police responded to the incident just before 10 p.m. that Monday. They said a truck went off the road and struck a tree. The male driver was transported to Porter Hospital, while the male passenger was taken to UVM Medical Center.

Police said they obtained a search warrant to draw a sample of the operator’s blood due to suspicion of DUI-alcohol, and an investigation was continuing as of earlier this week.

In other action between Feb. 8 and 14, Middlebury police:

On Feb. 8:

•  Aided Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Services with a call on Sugarwood Court.

•  Looked into a report of a missing vehicle from Boardman Street and found it in a nearby parking lot.

On Feb. 9:

•  Went to Porter Drive to begin investigating a man’s report of a sexual assault.

•  Went to Court Square to help a woman who reported receiving threatening text messages from an ex in Burlington.

•  Took a North Pleasant Street man experiencing a mental health crisis to Porter Hospital for treatment.

•  Helped out with a vehicle that slid off Seminary Street Extension.

•  Dealt with a minor accident on Creek Road.

On Feb. 10:

•  Checked the Court Street area for a reported odor of gas.

On Feb. 11:

•  Took a call from a man reporting “a variety of suspicious circumstances” at his residence. Police said they determined he was experiencing a mental health episode.

•  Went to a Court Street hotel to help identify two unknown males in the building.

•  Responded to Middlebury Union High School to help with a student in possession of drugs.

•  Went to the Residence at Otter Creek to help staff with a possibly intoxicated resident.

On Feb. 12:

•  Helped a motorist on Court Street.

•  Went to Route 7 North to look for a reported erratic driver, but could not find the vehicle.

•  Went to Route 7 South to look for a reported erratic driver, but could not find the vehicle.

•  Accepted a license plate found by a citizen and began trying to contact its owner.

•  Checked on a Route 7 South bank after a cleaner reported suspicious activity.

On Feb. 13:

•  Went to a locked Case Street residence because a resident said he was not sure he could gain entry and stood by while he gained entry.

•  Responded to a call from a Case Street resident about suspicious activity at his home.

On Feb 14:

•  Dealt with a report of someone trying to enter a woman’s North Pleasant Street apartment through a window. Police determined the report was unfounded.

•  Helped a motorist on Bakery Lane.

•  Dealt with an animal incident on Court Street.

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