Shelburne Police Log

56 traffic violations
49 directed patrols
16 miscellaneous complaints
15 medical calls
5 false fire alarms
5 burglar alarms
3 suspicious activity/vehicle complaints
3 agency assists
2 minor motor vehicle crashes
2 commercial vehicle inspections
1 erratic motorist complant
1 medical alarm
1 child car seat inspection
1 welfare check
1 loose dog

July 27
12:08 a.m. An officer in patrol at the Shelburne Bay Access came upon a suspicious vehicle. The driver, Paul McGough, age 61 of South Burlington, was cited to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, to answer to the charge of driving under the influence.  He was then transported to detox.

12:40 p.m. Police were called to Governors Lane to assist an individual who needed to load a dog into a vehicle to seek emergency veterinary care but was unable to lift the dog on their own. Police helped out.

6:32 p.m. Police checked out a report of gunshots near Barstow Road and Dorset Street and found individuals skeet shooting. Police determined the shots were fired legally and in a safe direction.

July 28
10:25 a.m. Police assisted a motorist stopped near Spear Street and Irish Hill Road with a mechanical problem with their vehicle.

11:39 p.m. Police assisted Winooski Police who requested the help of a drug recognition officer.

July 29
10:58 a.m. At a commercial vehicle inspection on Shelburne Road, police placed the driver out of service.

2:01 p.m. Animal control was contacted after UVM Medical Center reported a dog bite that occurred near LaPlatte Circle and Falls Road.

2:04 p.m. Police checked out a report of an intoxicated man walking in the road along Shelburne Road near Webster Road. The man was located in a nearby wooded area and was taken to detox.

4:25 p.m. Police took a fraud report from a caller on Palmer Court who said their personal banking information had been obtained in an apparent scam. The case is under investigation.

6:29 p.m. Police helped resolve a juvenile problem on Martindale Road.

8:08 p.m. Police responded to Barstow Road for a report of a family fight. Officers spoke with the individuals involved and no criminal charges were filed.

July 30
1:59 p.m. Police checked out a report of a sick raccoon on Beach Road but could not locate the animal.

8:06 p.m. Police checked out a report of gunshots in the area of Wildwood Court but were unable to locate anyone.

8:44 p.m. Animal control was notified that a caller from Mt. Philo Road reported a recurring problem with a neighbor’s dog. 

July 31
11:21 a.m. Police, fire and rescue crews responded to Bostwick Road where a mattress was on fire on the side of the road. The fire was extinguished; no one was injured.

3:03 p.m. Shelburne Police along with fire crews from Shelburne, South Burlington and Charlotte responded to Penny Lane for a reported structure fire that turned out to be minor – a pan left on a burner, according to Fire Chief Jerry Ouimet. No damage to the home, which needed to be ventilated, he said. 

Aug. 1
1:56 p.m. Driver-safety check for a new member of Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue.

4:29 p.m. Kinney Drugs on Executive Drive reported a theft. The individual in question left before police arrived. Police are investigating.

5:29 p.m. Driver-safety check for a new member of Shelburne Rescue.

5:47 p.m. Shelburne police stopped a vehicle on Shelburne Road going at least 30 miles over the posted speed limit. The driver, Tyler Berno, age 30 of Cornwall, was charged with negligent operation and cited to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division.

Aug. 2
12:07 p.m. An emergency monitoring service reported receiving an automated distress signal from a vehicle in the Bay Road area. Police found that the signal originated from a local car dealership were the vehicle was being serviced.

9:11 p.m. Report of gunshots in the area of Acorn Lane. Police found no one.

11:18 p.m. Police were called to  Penny Lane for a report of a loud party but found nothing particularly noisy.

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