Addison <a class="wpil_keyword_link " href="/richmond-county-sheriffs-office-chief-deputy-says-community-tipping-can-lead-to-suppression-of-local-drug-rings/" title="County Sheriff" data-wpil-keyword-link="linked">County Sheriff</a>‘s Department Journal 4/17 – 4/23/22 – Newport Dispatch





























SUNDAY 17-04-22

  • 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-thru at the Sheriff’s Department for provide for those who needed an Easter dinner.
  • Detail – Weybridge, New Haven – Deputies provided traffic control at key intersections for a cycling event that crossed several towns.
  • Agency Assist – Salisbury – An assistant responded to a report of 2 unconscious people in a vehicle parked on the side of the road. Vermont State Police and Middlebury Rescue responded, 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. Rescuers checked them and the Vermont State Police took the operator into custody.

MONDAY 18-04-22

  • Patrols conducted in 11 cities. Roadside checks were carried out for motor vehicle offenses with warnings and/or tickets issued.

TUESDAY 19-04-22

  • Patrols conducted in 8 cities. Roadside checks were carried out for motor vehicle offenses with warnings and/or tickets issued.
  • Tuesday is our fingerprinting day! If you need your fingerprints for any purpose, please call our office at (802) 388-2981 for details and to schedule an appointment.
  • Accident – Cornwall – A deputy ran into an off-road vehicle on Route 125 and stayed with the vehicle until a tow truck was able to get the vehicle back on the road. The road was momentarily closed as the tow truck blocked the road. It was determined that the accident happened due to bad weather.

WEDNESDAY 20-04-22

  • Patrols conducted in 12 cities. Roadside checks were carried out for motor vehicle offenses with warnings and/or tickets issued.
  • Community Outreach – Middlebury – Provided security for a supervised visit for Women Safe.

THURSDAY 21-04-22

  • Patrols conducted in 14 towns. Roadside checks were carried out for motor vehicle offenses with warnings and/or tickets issued.
  • Agency Assist – Middlebury – A local care agency asked assistants to stay with them while they helped an elderly person in their care move to a new facility. The agency was concerned for the welfare of its employees due to the threatening and aggressive behavior of some of those involved. There were no problems and the deputies stayed until everyone had left the house safely.
  • Agency Assist – Ferrisburgh – An assistant saw there was a tree across the tracks near the level crossing on Monkton Rd. The Rail Dispatch was contacted and trains were stopped while a crew was rushed to remove the tree.
  • Road hazard – Ferrisburgh – Deputies moved a tree off the roadway on Basin Harbor Rd.
  • Agency Assist – Salisbury – A deputy was told by a passerby that there was a bushfire on Upper Plains Rd. The deputy notified the fire department and later assisted with traffic control while firefighters took care of the fire.
  • Overweight Violation – Ferrisburgh – While on patrol on Monkton Rd, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Deputy observed a tractor trailer being driven on a weight restricted road. The TT unit was arrested and did not have a permit to operate on this route. The vehicle was weighed and it was 10,000 pounds overweight. A ticket was issued for the offence.
  • Road Hazard – Addison – While on patrol, a deputy observed an object fall from a tractor-trailer onto the roadway. The object was pulled off the road and returned to the tractor trailer. Assistants helped the driver secure the load to ensure it did not fall.

FRIDAY 22-04-22

  • Patrols conducted in 8 cities. Roadside checks were carried out for motor vehicle offenses with warnings and/or tickets issued.
  • Violation of release conditions – New Haven – A person who had active release conditions of not having contact with or being near certain people was found to have violated those conditions for several months. The individual received a summons to appear in court the following week.
  • Misuse of plates – Ferrisburgh – While checking access to fishing in Lewis Creek, a deputy discovered an illegally parked vehicle. After checking the registration, it was discovered that the plate did not belong to the vehicle. The plates were seized and the vehicle was escorted to the driver’s residence just down the road. We remind everyone that as the weather gets warmer, we will monitor fishing access in all cities. Please ensure that when parking your vehicle you pay attention to the signage in place and park your vehicle in the appropriate area. Do not block access to water.

MONDAY FRIDAY

  • Provided security at Mahady’s courthouse in Middlebury. This includes screening visitors as they enter the courthouse and providing security in the courtroom during hearings.
  • Several deputies served documents for the civil process.
  • An assistant took part in training with departmental trainers.








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