Total reported incidents, including traffic stops: 99
Traffic tickets: 5
Traffic warnings: 11
Civil tickets: 2
Background checks: 6
Foot patrols: 1
Aug. 23 at 9:13 a.m., police investigated the untimely death of Joseph Pinette, 75, of Morristown; they believe he died of natural causes.
Aug. 23 at 9:36 a.m., assisted Department for Children and Families staff on Colonial Manor Road.
Aug. 23 at 5:51 p.m., Morristown police and officers from several other departments conducted a sobriety checkpoint on the Route 100 bypass.
Aug. 23 at 6:38 p.m., during that checkpoint, Morristown police charged James Dawson, 24, of Craftsbury with driving after criminal license suspension.
Aug. 23 at 7:09 p.m., again assisted Department for Children and Families staff, this time on Cherry Avenue.
Aug. 23 at 7:32 p.m., the suspicious-seeming man who walked into the woods off Brooklyn Street never re-emerged.
Aug. 24 at 8:01 a.m., an officer informed a driver that he or she does in fact have to stop for the flaggers directing traffic during construction in the village.
Aug. 24 at 9:21 a.m., the owner of a vandalized vehicle on Colonial Manor Road didn’t give police any other details.
Aug. 24 at 9:53 a.m., cows got loose on Randolph Road, but soon returned home.
Aug. 24 at 8:36 p.m., responding to a suspected overdose on Brooklyn Street, officers administered one dose of Narcan to the man, who was revived and recovered.
Aug. 25 at 2:09 a.m., police assisted Lamoille County sheriff’s deputies on Railroad Street in Johnson.
Aug. 25 at 11:20 a.m., assisted the sheriff’s deputies on Route 100C in Johnson after a fatal motorcycle crash, as reported last week.
Aug. 25 at 2:06 p.m., assisted Department for Children and Families staff on Cherry Avenue.
Aug. 25 at 2:27 p.m., neighbors asked police to check on the well-being of a child parents were yelling at on East High Street; the youth was OK.
Aug. 25 at 5:04 p.m., police responded to a verbal dispute on Brooklyn Street and took Richard Spaulding III, 47, of Morristown into custody on an in-state arrest warrant.
Aug. 25 at 10:08 p.m., after receiving reports of erratic driving on Route 15, police stopped the vehicle, gave the driver a ticket for driving after civil license suspension, and parked the vehicle for the night.
Aug. 26 at 9:56 a.m., police are investigating a break-in at a storage unit on Harrel Street.
Aug. 26 at 3:44 p.m., a residence on Duncan Road was damaged; police charged Melissa Hickok, 40, of Morristown with unlawful mischief.
Aug. 26 at 2:36 p.m., two Husqvarna lawnmowers were stolen from Menard’s Agway; Morristown police ask anyone who saw anything suspicious in that area on Aug. 25 to call them at 888-4211.
Aug. 26 at 8:25 p.m., construction workers on Upper Main Street needed a parked car moved, so police had it towed.
Aug. 26 at 11:24 p.m., police assisted sheriff’s deputies with an investigation in Morristown.
Aug. 27 at 9:43 a.m., after a single-car crash on Cadys Falls Road, police charged Leanne Dewing, 20, of Newport with driving under the influence, first offense. Dewing’s blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.175 percent. She also received traffic tickets for speeding and underage drinking and driving. Neither she nor her passenger was injured, but each also received civil tickets for underage drinking.
Aug. 27 at 11:38 a.m., a check reported as stolen was later filled out and cashed; police are investigating.
Aug. 27 at 1:25 p.m., police assisted staff from the Department for Children and Families on Professional Drive.
Aug. 27 at 3:51 p.m., a dog bit a person on Copley Avenue.
Aug. 27 at 7:39 p.m., well-being check on 2nd Street.
Aug. 28 at 8:07 a.m., a concerned parent who lives out of town wanted police to check on the well-being of his or her adult child; everyone was OK.
Aug. 28 at 10:19 a.m., the dog left in a parked car at Copley Hospital was OK when police checked, but the temperature in the car was rising, so they had hospital security track down the owner.
Aug. 28 at 12:53 p.m., someone stole a sandwich from the Maplefields on Route 15; police are investigating.
Aug. 28 at 2:32 p.m., the people arguing in the McDonald’s parking lot left when police arrived.
Aug. 28 at 2:38 p.m., a Brigham Street business owner called to report a customer’s purse had been stolen, then called back to say it had been found.
Aug. 28 at 3:05 p.m., the person standing in the intersection of Upper Main and Portland streets, directing traffic, had no authority or reason to do so, but was gone before police arrived.
Aug. 28 at 4:43 p.m., someone’s been racing past cars on a mini-motorcycle on 3rd Street; police aren’t sure yet who the daredevil is.
Aug. 28 at 5:36 p.m., police assisted Morristown Emergency Medical Services on Cottage Street.
Aug. 28 at 6:23 p.m., a person in a passing vehicle yelled unflattering names at another driver, who called police, but wasn’t able to give an accurate license plate number for the vehicle.
Aug. 28 at 6:37 p.m., an investigation is continuing into an alleged sexual assault somewhere in town.
Aug. 29 at 7:30 a.m., Stagecoach Road residents wanted more police patrols to discourage speeders. An officer obliged, and stopped and warned a driver an hour later.
Aug. 29 at 8:31 a.m., police asked a person living in a car on Harrel Street to move along.
Aug. 29 at 8:51 a.m., an investigation continues into possible home-improvement fraud on Joe’s Pond Road.
Aug. 29 at 9:06 a.m., a vehicle broke down on Upper Munson Avenue; police helped get it towed, then gave the driver a lift.
Aug. 29 at 4:04 p.m., a vehicle struck a barn just off Route 100, causing minor damage. Police are investigating.
Aug. 29 at 5:45 p.m., police took Luis Martinez, 40, of Morristown into custody on Elmore Street. An in-state warrant for Martinez’s arrest had been issued; he was later taken to Northeast Correctional Complex in St. Johnsbury.
Note: Charges filed by police are subject to review by the Lamoille County State’s Attorney Office and can be amended or dropped.