City of Montpelier Police Media Log: From July 10–16

  • A noise complaint was reported on State Street. A group of people and their dogs were being loud. Upon Police arrival, the group was informed of the complaint and they moved along.
  • Suspicious Event: Someone reported they were followed from the highway.
  • Police stopped someone on Main Street for defective equipment on their vehicle. During the stop, the operator was found to be suspended civilly. A warning and traffic violation were issued respectively.
  • A bicycle patrol was conducted throughout the downtown area, to include the surrounding neighborhoods. Several parking violations were detected and several motor vehicle stops were initiated. Bar checks were also conducted.
  • Someone reported a child was left in a vehicle on Main Street.
  • Police stopped a vehicle for cell phone violation.
  • A purse was left on a table at the Do Good Fest. It was left with the information booth and was subsequently claimed.
  • A dog complaint was received concerning an incident on Hubbard Street and First Avenue.
  • A person was approached for intoxication on National Life Drive. They were not lodged.
  • Police had a special assignment/detail on National Life Drive.
  • Larceny was reported from building on St. Paul Street.
  • Police responded to a report of disorderly conduct on Mechanic Street. The complaint was not able to be substantiated and no further action was taken.
  • Police responded to a report of drug possession at Green Mount Cemetery.
  • Someone reported ongoing noise disturbances during early morning hours on Barre Street.
  • WCAX joined Montpelier Police Department for an interview and ride-along for ice cream card program.
  • Report of deer struck by car at the intersection of Elm Street and Gould Hill Road. Officer unable to locate.
  • Travis L. Worthington (38) of Montpelier was cited for criminal refusal, operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor or other substance. Worthington was cited to appear in Vermont Superior court.
  • Police spoke with a cyclist about obeying rules of the road.
  • Someone reported a dog left in a vehicle on State Street.
  • Police responded to a report of dog tied to bench on sidewalk near Aubuchon hardware. Dog was found not in distress, it was in the shade, with water. The owner was contacted and the dog was removed.
  • Suspicious people were reportedly on Barre Street.
  • There was an untimely death at Grandview Terrace.
  • Brian LaFrance (49) of Plainfield was arrested for driving with a criminally suspended license. LaFrance was cited to appear in Vermont Superior Court.
  • Ordinance Violation: There was a report of skateboarders on the sidewalks on State Street.
  • Someone reported a possible restraining order violation through social media.
  • Police booted a vehicle in Jacob’s Lot.
  • Police attended a training at Belknap Road for firearms qualifications.
  • There was a mental health issue on Elm Street. Police and a screener from Washington County Mental Health assisted an individual experiencing a crisis.
  • A runaway child at Lague Drive was turned over to Department of Children and Families.
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