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Addison County Sheriff’s Department Log 4/17 – 4/23/22

SUNDAY 04-17-22

  • Community Outreach – Middlebury – In conjunction with 802 Cares, Middlebury Lions Club, Middlebury Sweets, Fire and Ice Restaurant, Stevens Farmstand, Greg’s Market, and many friends and family, meals were prepared for a drive-through at the Sheriff’s Department to provide for those that needed an Easter dinner.
  • Detail – Weybridge, New Haven – Deputies provided traffic control at key intersections for a bike event that went through several towns.
  • Agency Assist – Salisbury – A deputy responded to the report of 2 individuals that were unconscious in a vehicle parked on the side of the road. The Vermont State Police and Middlebury rescue were responding, and the deputy was in the area. The deputy made contact with the people in the car and determined that they were most likely under the influence of something. Rescue checked them out and the Vermont State Police took the operator into custody.

MONDAY 04-18-22

  • Conducted Patrols in 11 towns. Traffic stops were conducted for motor vehicle violations with warnings and/ or tickets issued.

TUESDAY 04-19-22

  • Conducted Patrols in 8 towns. Traffic stops were conducted for motor vehicle violations with warnings and/ or tickets issued.
  • Tuesday is our fingerprinting day! If you need your fingerprints taken for any purpose, please call our office at (802) 388-2981 for further details and to schedule an appointment.
  • Crash – Cornwall – A deputy came upon a vehicle off the road on Route 125 and remained with the vehicle until a tow truck was able to pull the vehicle back onto the road. The road was shut down momentarily while the tow truck blocked the road. It was determined that the crash occurred due to the inclement weather.

WEDNESDAY 04-20-22

  • Conducted Patrols in 12 towns. Traffic stops were conducted for motor vehicle violations with warnings and/ or tickets issued.
  • Community Outreach – Middlebury – Provided security for a supervised visit for Women Safe.

THURSDAY 04-21-22

  • Conducted Patrols in 14 towns. Traffic stops were conducted for motor vehicle violations with warnings and/ or tickets issued.
  • Agency Assist – Middlebury – A local care agency requested deputies standby with them while they helped an elderly person in their care move to a new facility. The agency was concerned for the welfare of their workers due to threatening and aggressive behavior from some of the people involved. There were no issues and the deputies remained until everyone had safely left the house.
  • Agency Assist – Ferrisburgh – A deputy saw that there was a tree down across the railroad tracks near the railroad crossing on Monkton Rd. The Rail Dispatch was contacted and the trains were stopped while a crew was dispatched to remove the tree.
  • Road Hazard – Ferrisburgh – Deputies moved a tree out of the roadway on Basin Harbor Rd.
  • Agency Assist – Salisbury – A deputy was notified by a passerby that there was a brush fire on Upper Plains Rd. The deputy notified the fire department and then assisted with traffic control while fire fighters dealt with the fire.
  • Overweight Violation – Ferrisburgh – While on patrol on Monkton Rd, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement deputy observed a Tractor Trailer operating on a weight restricted road. The TT unit was stopped and did not have a permit to be operating on that road. The vehicle was weighed, and it was 10,000 lbs overweight. A ticket was issued for the violation.
  • Road Hazard – Addison – While on patrol, a deputy observed an object fall off of a tractor trailer into the roadway. The object was removed from the road and returned to the tractor trailer. Deputies assisted the driver with securing the load to ensure that it did not fall off again.

FRIDAY 04-22-22

  • Conducted Patrols in 8 towns. Traffic stops were conducted for motor vehicle violations with warnings and/ or tickets issued.
  • Violation of Conditions of Release – New Haven – An individual who had active conditions of release not to have contact or be near certain people was discovered to have been violating those conditions for several months. The individual was given a citation to appear in court the following week.
  • Misuse of Plates – Ferrisburgh – While checking on the fishing access at Lewis Creek, a deputy discovered a vehicle illegally parked. After checking the registration it was discovered that the plate did not belong on the vehicle. The plates were seized and the vehicle was escorted to the driver’s residence just down the road. We would like to remind everyone that as the weather warms up, we will be keeping an eye on the fishing access’ in all the towns. Please ensure that when you park your vehicle, you pay attention to the signs in place and park your vehicle in the proper area. Do not block access to the water.

MONDAY – FRIDAY

  • Provided security at the Mahady Courthouse in Middlebury. This includes screening visitors as they enter the Courthouse and security in the Courtroom during hearings.
  • Several deputies served paperwork for Civil Process.
  • A deputy participated in training with the department training officers.

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