Total reported incidents, including traffic stops: 72
Traffic tickets: 9
Traffic warnings: 4
Background checks: 0
Foot patrols: 3
May 31 at 7:26 a.m., a parent reported a missing child, but it turned out the girl had simply gotten on the school bus without the parent’s knowledge.
May 31 at 8:17 a.m., police advised a person being threatened via text on how to handle the problem.
May 31 at 9:27 a.m., a woman sitting in a parked car in the North Country Federal Credit Union parking lot was acting strangely and aroused the suspicions of passersby before backing into another vehicle while trying to leave, After tracking down the vehicle, police charged Diane Molleur, 32, of Morristown with suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs. Further action awaits the results of a toxicology report.
May 31 at 9:31 a.m., police refereed a dispute over a right-of-way on Stagecoach Road.
May 31 at 12:20 p.m., police told a person harassing someone else via text to stop.
May 31 at 12:48 p.m., Morristown’s K-9 unit was at Craftsbury Academy for career day.
May 31 at 1:26 p.m., assisted Department for Children and Families staff on 1st Street.
May 31 at 1:26 p.m., suspicious goings-on were reported in the Hannaford Supermarket parking lot, but the vehicle where the activity was reported left before officers arrived.
June 1 at 10:40 a.m., staff at the Maplefields convenience store on Route 15 weren’t able to get a full license plate number, so police weren’t able to track down a person who fueled up and fled without paying.
June 1 at 10:59 a.m., police mediated a verbal spat on Union Street.
June 1 at 7:31 p.m., a woman’s grandchildren momentarily wandered out of sight on River Bend Road, but she quickly found them and canceled her alert to police.
June 1 at 7:31 p.m., a driver was ticketed for going 52 in a 40-mph zone on the Route 100 bypass.
June 1 at 7:46 p.m., a driver got a ticket for failing to obey traffic signs near the bypass and Route 15.
June 1 at 8:34 p.m., a driver was ticketed for going 35 in a 25-mph zone on Stagecoach Road.
June 1 at 9:13 p.m., an intoxicated man was sleeping off his buzz in a parked car in the Oxbow Riverfront Park lot. Police checked on him, then let him get back to sleep.
June 1 at 10:55 p.m., a driver stopped near Brooklyn and Harrel streets didn’t have the headlights on, or a valid Vermont license, and got tickets for both infractions.
June 2 at 10:31 a.m., after an incident was reported at Copley Hospital, police charged Ronald Pritchard, 33, of Morristown with sexual assault. (See police briefs.)
June 2 at 10:53 a.m., Park Street residents arguing over loud music resolved their differences before police got involved.
June 2 at 2 p.m., three-car crash at Route 15 and Brooklyn Street. Information about injuries was not available by press time.
June 2 at 2:53 p.m., assisted the Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department in Johnson.
June 3 at 6:28 a.m., police referred a dog-bite complaint to the health officer.
June 3 at 4:19 p.m., Lydia Allen-Parker, 18, of Morristown was charged with suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after her car hit a tree near Bliss Hill Road. Police are awaiting results of a toxicology report to determine Allen-Parker’s blood-alcohol level.
June 3 at 7:40 p.m., in investigating a sexual assault reported at Copley Hospital the day before, officers executed a search warrant at a home near Cottage Street.
June 3 at 10:12 p.m., cows were on a late-night trek on Stagecoach Road; police let the owners know.
June 3 at 11:50 p.m., assisted Lamoille County Mental Health on Congress Street.
June 4 at 8:15 a.m., assisted sheriff’s deputies on Route 15 in Hyde Park.
June 4 at 11:17 a.m., assisted Hardwick police with someone thought to be intoxicated at Copley Hospital.
June 4 at 12:14 p.m., assisted Morristown Emergency Medical Services on Randolph Road.
June 4 at 12:22 p.m., at Peoples Academy, a juvenile was charged with possession of marijuana by someone under 16 years old.
June 4 at 2:56 p.m., an unruly student at East Meadow School was later picked up by Department for Children and Families staff.
June 4 at 4:50 p.m., served paperwork for Williston police to a person on Bridge Street.
June 4 at 8:35 p.m., a driver stopped on Route 15 near Silver Ridge Road got two tickets; one for driving after civil license suspension and one for an inspection sticker that didn’t belong on the car it was stuck to.
June 5 at 10:14 a.m., a customer at McDonald’s got a little rowdy, so staff asked police to stop by.
June 5 at 2:16 p.m. served court paperwork to a person who stopped in at the station.
June 5 at 8:54 p.m., both people involved in a dispute on Westside Court had been drinking; police got everyone to calm down.
June 6 at 9:32 a.m., a bicyclist told police he or she was nearly hit by a passing pickup truck near Route 100 and Morristown Corners Road, and got into it with the driver.
June 6 at 11:11 a.m., assisted the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations on Industrial Park Drive.
June 6 at 3:37 p.m., James Russell, 35, of Wolcott was charged with driving after criminal license suspension. Police had stopped him for speeding on Washington Highway. Police additionally found that two active, in-state warrants had been issued for Russell’s arrest, and he also got a ticket for going 51 in a 25-mph zone.
June 6 at 6:50 p.m., Ashley Towne, 28, of Morristown was charged with violating conditions of release from a previous case. Police responded to a motor vehicle complaint on 1st Street and found Towne there, intoxicated; she’s prohibited from drinking alcohol as part of her conditions of release, and was later picked up by Department of Corrections staff.
June 6 at 6:54 p.m., police responded to an ongoing dispute involving several people on Elmore Street, Police discovered that arrest warrants had been issued for two of the individuals, Richard Spaulding III, 47 and Allie Duda, 32, both of Morristown. Both were taken into custody.
June 6 at 11:41 p.m., assisted the Vermont State Police, who needed to use the Morristown station to process a suspected drunken driver.
Note: Charges filed by police are subject to review by the Lamoille County State’s Attorney Office and can be amended or dropped.