POLICE ACTIVITY:

December 30:

00:22 Responded to a false commercial alarm at Price Chopper.

12:48 Assisted a citizen whose truck had broken down on Butternut Lane.

13:55 Assisted a disabled vehicle on US Route 7 south of Exit 4.

20:29 Bill Nichols came into the police station and reported that Donald Ely-Gardner was in his car and had been shot in the chest; investigation is continuing.

22:02 Responded to Smith Hill Road for a report of a prowler.

22:12 Rsponded to Garlic John's for an unruly male.

23:03 Responded to Upper Road on a delayed response for a noise complaint.

December 31:

10:09 A woman reported that she believes she witnessed a drug transaction a couple of weeks ago behind some Depot Street stores.

10:55 Responded for a welfare check on an elderly female on Lincoln Avenue. She was found dead.

14:22 A man reported that he had struck another vehicle on Main Street. Neither he nor the other operator stopped.

17:32 Officers located an intoxicated male and convinced him to go home driven by a friend.

19:44 Investigated a minor two car crash on Depot Street by the Perfect Wife.

January 1:

04:49 Had two vehicles towed for violating the winter snow parking ban.

22:41 Assisted the Winhall Police Department with a DUI stop on Depot Street.

January 2:

12:41 A woman reported that she has been receiving unwanted phone calls in the middle of the night.

23:22 Received a report of an audible alarm somewhere in the Village.

January 3:

10:05 Spoke with a male about parking issues on Elm Street.

11:40 Spoke with a school counselor about a student having violent thoughts.

13:50 Received a report of reckless operation on US Route 7.

16:45 Attempted to located a gray pickup reported to be all over the road.

January 4:

08:40 Received a report of a vehicle that passed a stopped school bus whose flashing lights were on.

19:54 A woman reported that someone attempted to use her credit card in Texas.

20:19 Arrested a woman at her home for a condition of release violation for consuming alcohol.

January 5:

09:57 Received a report of a vehicle parked in the handicap spot in front of Thai Basil.

11:44 Received a report of a vehicle parked in the handicap spot in front of Discount Beverage.

16:19 Responded to a two car crash on Depot Street in front of Michael Kors.

17:38 Received a report of a malfunctioning traffic light at the bottom of Center Hill.

18:15 Responded to a false residential alarm on Powder Horn Road.

20:40 Assisted the Vermont State Police with a consent search of a stopped vehicle on Main Street.

FIRE ACTIVITY:

December 30:

18:33 Responded to a fire alarm activation at the Orvis Rod Shop.

20:54 Assisted the Manchester Police Department with lights at a crime scene.

December 31:

17:04 Responded to a structure fire on Mount Aeolus Lane with assistance from Dorset, East Dorset and Arlington Fire Departments.

January 5:

11:19 Responded to a fire alarm activation at 15 Sargent Lane.

12:49 Responded to a fire alarm activation at Equinox Village.

16:19 Responded to a two car accident on Depot Street in front of Michael Kors.