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.