Shelburne Police, Fire & Rescue

Medical emergencies: 44
Medical calls to retirement communities: 31
Medical calls to Harbor Place: 5
Minor traffic accidents with no injuries: 9
Suspicious people: 7
Welfare checks: 8
Speed and traffic enforcement: 13
False fire, burglar or medical alarms: 23
Reports of threatening messages: 7
Notify animal control of stray dogs: 2
911 hang-up: 9
Child safety seat inspections: 6
Erratic drivers: 2
Secure a home or business: 2
Commercial vehicle inspections: 5
Observing school pedestrian crossing: 2
Fraud reports: 2
Suspicious vehicles: 2

Oct. 28:
10:19 a.m. Police located goats in the roadway on Harbor Road and helped return them home.

2:29 a.m. Police stopped a motorist reportedly driving erratically on Webster and Shelburne roads. The driver was identified and released.

3:32 p.m. Police responded to the report of intoxicated individuals at Harbor Place on Shelburne Road. A man and woman were found, taken into protective custody, and transported to detox.

Oct. 29
12:21 p.m. Police took in a bicycle found near Webster Road. It will be stored until the owner can be located.

1:25 p.m. Police assisted with traffic control for the Halloween Parade along Shelburne Road.

5:52 p.m. Shelburne Fire, Rescue and Police responded to report of a transformer fire on Spear Street. Green Mountain Power was notified and the hazard was handled.

8:14 p.m. Shelburne Police responded to a report of a male and female fighting, causing a disturbance at Harbor Place. The officers located the individuals involved and assisted in mediating the dispute.

Oct. 30
3:17 to 6:48 a.m. Police, fire, rescue and highway crews responded to reports of power lines down in multiple locations along Spear Street, Mt. Philo Road and later at Shelburne Campground. Green Mountain Power was notified and hazards were removed. No one was injured.

7:09 a.m. Shelburne Police located and helped return horses wandering around on Wind Ridge.

9:49 a.m. A caller from Wake Robin reported that items were stolen from his residence. The case is under investigation.

1:43 p.m. Shelburne Police responded to a report of a female threatening a couple at Bay Plaza. The officers located and identified the individuals involved. The officers assisted with mediating the dispute and all parties were released.

Oct. 31
7 a.m. Shelburne Fire, Rescue, Police, Charlotte Fire and Rescue responded to reports of power lines down in the roadway near the town line. Shelburne notified Vermont State Police. Shelburne Police arrived to find a tractor trailer unit had struck a utility pole and taken down the power lines. The roadway was closed down and Green Mountain Power was called to remove the hazard.

5:33 p.m. A caller reported a possible domestic dispute in a vehicle on Shelburne Road. Police checked the area but could not locate the vehicle. A local broadcast was issued to area departments for the vehicle described.

Nov. 1
1:06 p.m. A caller reported a vehicle passing a school bus on Shelburne Road while the red lights were activated. Although a vehicle description and license plate were provided, the registration was not on file and the officer was unable to identify the operator.

Nov. 2
1:06 p.m. Charlotte Fire requested a driver safety check for a new rescue member.

1:13 p.m. Homeland Security requested a local background check for a new applicant.
Nov. 3:

9:11 a.m. Police stopped and conducted a commercial vehicle inspection on a tractor-trailer on Ridgefield Drive and Shelburne Road.

5:49 p.m. Police assisted Vermont Fish and Wildlife with destroying an injured deer on Spear Street and Lime Kiln Road in Charlotte.

Nov. 4
6:28 a.m. Police found a man walking in the street on Shelburne Road and directed him to the sidewalk.

1:50 p.m. Shelburne Fire assisted Charlotte Fire at a chimney fire on Spear Street in Charlotte.

3:28 p.m. Vermont State Police were at Ethan Allen Highway and Ferry Road in Charlotte and asked to speak with a drug recognition officer.

8:49 p.m. Someone dropped off a driver’s license she found on Williston Road in South Burlington. Police tagged and stored it until the owner is located.

Nov. 6
4:23 a.m. A caller on Penny Lane requested help in getting an intoxicated family member to leave. Police located the individual and got them a ride.

7:25 a.m. Police located and killed a sick raccoon on Thrush Way.

12:02 p.m. Police checked out a report of an explosion on Collamer Circle but did not find the source.

3:29 p.m. Police located a man walking in the road on Mt. Philo Road and asked him to walk on the side of the roadway.

5:47 p.m. Police located and released a man hanging out near the Lighting House on Shelburne Road who was reported to be suspicious.

8:07 p.m. Police assisted a motorist with her disabled vehicle on Shelburne Road.

Nov. 7
2:45 a.m. A caller from Kimball Terrace called police for help with changing a lightbulb. Police responded and the officer talked with the individual about emergencies, but also helped with the bulb.

1:22 p.m. A man called police from the Countryside Motel on Shelburne Road to report he had been punched in the face by a woman who left in a car. Police located both individuals, took statements and the case is under investigation.

4:43 p.m. Police located a man reported to be acting strangely near TD Bank on Shelburne Road. They escorted him from the property.

5:18 p.m. Shelburne Fire assisted Vermont Air National Guard Fire at an aircraft emergency call at Burlington International Airport. All units were cancelled from this call and no injuries were reported.

Nov. 8
2:24 a.m. A caller on Eustace Lane reported hearing someone trying to get into her home. Police checked the residence but were unable to locate anything.

6:02 a.m. Shelburne Fire assisted Hinesburg Fire at a structure fire on Charlotte Road in Hinesburg.

8:21 p.m. Police responded to and took a report of a one-car crash with a deer on Shelburne Road and Lower Webster Road.

Nov. 9
3:39 p.m. Police checked out a report of gunshots in the area of Dorset Street and Cheesefactory Road but they were unable to find anything.

4:48 p.m. A caller from Shelburne Bay on Pine Haven Shores Road reported items taken from her room. Police took a report and the case is under investigation.

Nov. 10
1:36 a.m. A caller from the North Star Motel said he was kicked out of his room. Police responded and confirmed that was the case and instructed the man to seek other housing.

3:10 p.m. Police received a cell phone dropped off by someone who found it on Church Street and Shelburne Road.

5:40 p.m. Police assisted a motorist on Shelburne Road with a disabled vehicle.

8:45 p.m. Police assisted So. Burlington Police with a juvenile problem on Allen Road.

Nov. 11
1 a.m. Shelburne Police assisted Hinesburg Police with a domestic disturbance on Patricas Place in Hinesburg.

6:49 a.m. Police checked out a report of an erratic motorist near Kwiniaska Golf Course on Spear Street but were unable to locate the vehicle.

11:54 a.m. Police checked out a 911 report of an erratic motorist on Shelburne Road and Bay Road. An officer checked the area, but was unable to locate the vehicle.

4:13 p.m. A caller on Henry Street reported he allowed someone to use his vehicle and she has not returned it. Shelburne Police took a theft report and later cancelled it when the vehicle was returned to the owner.

7:15 p.m. Shelburne Police assisted Burlington Police with locating a tractor-trailer unit that had damaged a vehicle in the parking lot of Price Chopper. The vehicle was located on Shelburne Road and Lakeview Road and stopped for Burlington Police.

Nov. 12
7:30 p.m. Shelburne Fire, Rescue and Police investigated and put out an unpermitted controlled fire near Shelburne Road.

8:28 p.m. Police searched Shelburne Road for an individual wanted by Vergennes Police but did not find the person.

Nov. 14
6:42 a.m. Police located and killed a fox acting sick in the area of Champlain Drive.

2:29 p.m. Police responded to a dispute at The Arbors on Harbor Road after a caller reported a resident was creating a disturbance and left the building. Police took the individual into protective custody and Shelburne EMS took the individual to the hospital.

Nov. 15
11:02 a.m. A 911 caller reported employee was creating a disturbance at Furniture Discounter. Police located the individuals involved and assisted with mediating the dispute.

12:07 p.m. Police responded to a report of an erratic motorist on Shelburne Road and Ethan Allen Highway. They located and stopped the vehicle and talked to the driver.

1:47 p.m. Police were called to locate a stray dog on Church Street but the officer was unable to catch the dog.

5:54 p.m. Speed and traffic safety enforcement on Bostwick Rd.

7:20 p.m. Police, Fire and Rescue responded to a two-car accident on Lower Webster Road and Shelburne Road. All refused transport to the hospital. Police took statements.

8:05 p.m. Shelburne Police assisted South Burlington Police with an individual laying in the road on Shelburne Road in South Burlington.

Nov. 16
7:32 a.m. Police took a report of a one-car collision with deer on Spear Street and Nashville Road.

9:02 a.m. Police took a report of a one-car accident with a deer on Spear Street and Morse Drive.

3:20 p.m. Animal control was notified of a reported of possible animal abuse on Harbor Road and Athletic Drive.

5:02 p.m. Police were called to Kimball Terrace to mediate a dispute between roommates. One man agreed to leave the residence for the evening.

6:18 p.m. Shelburne Fire, Rescue, Police and Charlotte Rescue were called to Kimball Terrace for a report of a strong smell of gas. The hazard was removed. No one was injured.

6:57 p.m. Police took a report from a caller at Shelburne Bay who said items were taken from her residence. The matter is under investigation.

Nov. 17
12:45 a.m. Police checked out a report of a loud party on Nashville Road but all was quiet when they arrived.

1:25 a.m. A caller on Kimball Terrace requested to be taken to detox. Shelburne Police took the man into protective custody and transported him to detox.

Nov. 18
11:28 a.m. Police located a dog running loose on Webster Road and reunited it with its owner.

7:51 p.m. Police issued warnings regarding several vehicles parked in no-parking zones at the town offices.

Nov. 19
9:43 a.m. Police assisted South Burlington Police at a domestic disturbance on Green Mountain Drive in South Burlington.

3:08 p.m. Police took a theft report from an individual who said items were taken from their home and vehicle on Shelburne Road. The case is under investigation.

4:37 p.m. Police located and killed an injured fox on Beaver Creek Road.

5:58 p.m. Shelburne Fire, Rescue, Police and Charlotte Fire responded to a fire on Maeck Farm Road. The fire was extinguished and no one was injured.

Nov. 20
6:10 p.m. Police located a disabled vehicle in the road at Webster and Shelburne Roads. A wrecker was called to remove the vehicle.

8:48 p.m. Police responded to a one-vehicle collision with a deer on Shelburne Road.

11:12 p.m. Police checked out a home on Shelburne Road that was found open when the resident arrived home. All was well.

Nov. 21
4:14 p.m. Police checked out a report of people trespassing at a property on Lilly Creek Lane but were unable to find anyone.

Nov. 22
5:13 p.m. A caller on Kimball Terrace requested assistance. Police assisted with getting him to crisis services at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

Nov. 23
2:20 a.m. Police assisted Vermont State Police with a search for a missing aircraft by checking at Shelburne Airpark. The aircraft was later located in Pittsford.

9:55 a.m. Police investigated a report of a domestic disturbance on Spinnaker Lane with a woman reportedly being injured. Police and Rescue responded. The patient refused transport to the hospital. The case is under investigation.

7:02 p.m. Police checked out a report from Mariners Way of a suspicious individual near a neighbor’s residence. An officer located the neighbor outside his own home.

Nov. 24
8:36 a.m. A business owner at Bay Plaza on Shelburne Road reported that someone tried to break into his business. Police took a report and are investigating.

3:43 p.m. Shelburne Police assisted Vermont State Police with serving paperwork to an individual at Vermont Teddy Bear.

4:02 p.m. Shelburne Fire, Rescue, and Police were dispatched to an unpermitted fire on Spear Street. The fire was extinguished; no reported injuries.

6:12 p.m. Police located a vehicle in a ditch at Webster Road and Acorn Lane. The driver was OK; a wrecker removed the vehicle.

10:23 p.m. Police assisted Hinesburg Police with a traffic stop at Shelburne Falls Road and Oneil Road in Hinesburg.

Nov. 25
8:21 a.m. Police tagged and stored a cell phone dropped off at the police station.

8:44 a.m. Police took a report of vandalism at a home on Hullcrest Road.

Nov. 26
4:22 a.m. Shelburne Police assisted Vermont State Police at a motor vehicle crash on Spear Street and Peeper Pond Lane in Charlotte.

8:26 p.m. Shelburne Police assisted South Burlington Police at a traffic stop on Dorset Street in South Burlington.

8:49 p.m. Police checked out a report of a suspicious vehicle parked along Shelburne Road. It was someone talking on their cell phone.

10:04 p.m. Police assisted Hinesburg Police with a domestic disturbance on Hillview Terrace in Hinesburg.

10:22 a.m. A woman dropped off a suspicious package she found on the side of Bostwick Road; it turned out to just be trash.

Nov. 27
5:30 p.m. All was fine when police checked out a report from a woman on Kimball Terrace that her door was open when she returned home.

7:56 p.m. Police notified Vermont Fish and Wildlife that someone was possibly spotting deer in a field on Pond Road.

8:41 p.m. Police assisted Vermont State Police with attempting to locate an individual threatening self-harm on Pine Haven Shores Road and Shelburne Road. They were unable to locate anyone.

4:36 a.m. Police checked out a report of a suspicious man near Champlain Lanes on Shelburne Road and determined it was a cleaning person.

9:34 a.m. Shelburne Police responded to Wake Robin after a suspicious incident involving resident Betty Miller who was at UVM Medical Center and may have been exposed to ricin. A Vermont Hazmat Team and the FBI were notified. Miller is currently being held on a federal charge of possessing an unregistered biological agent.

12:29 p.m. Shelburne Police assisted Hinesburg Police at a traffic stop on CVU Road in Hinesburg.

Nov. 28
5:17 p.m. Shelburne Police caught up with a driver reportedly driving erratically on Spear Street in South Burlington. The officer identified and released the driver.

9:09 p.m. Shelburne Police assisted Vermont State Police with a suspicious person complaint on Greenbush Road in Charlotte.

9:55 p.m. Police checked out a report of a damaged light pole in bushes on Locust Hill and Shelburne Road. The officer determined it was on private property and notified the property management company.

Nov. 29
11:51 a.m. Police notified animal control about a dog running loose on Vermont Rt. 116.

1:28 p.m. Police took a report from a guest at Harbor Place that another guest was harassing them. The case is under investigation.

3:11 p.m. Police responded to a report of an intoxicated man creating a disturbance at Harbor Place. The man was taken into protective custody and transported to detox.

Nov. 30
5:50 a.m. Police responded to a 911 hang-up at Harbor Place that was from an individual having trouble opening the door to his room. Management was notified and the problem was resolved.

7:23 p.m. Police checked out a report from Harbor Place of a suspicious vehicle parked on the property. Police told management they could have the vehicle removed.

Dec. 1
1:43 a.m. Police located vehicles parked on multiple streets and issued warnings for violating the winter parking ban.

3:12 p.m. Animal control was notified of a report of an animal bite on Shelburne Road.

5:36 p.m. Police assisted with traffic control for tree lighting and Santa’s visit on Shelburne Road and Falls Road.

9:08 p.m. Police checked out a report of a suspicious person sitting in a vehicle at Harbor Place. The individual was determined to be a guest.

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