Police Notes

Police found a man slumped over the wheel of his vehicle at the Walmart parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 1:04 p.m. on Harvest Lane. When police arrived, the man said he was fine, and had just been sending text messages. Police said there was a strong odor of marijuana. The driver gave consent to search the vehicle, and police recovered a marijuana pipe and one gram of marijuana was found and seized.

Three cars were involved in a crash on Essex Road at the intersection of Mountain View Road on Monday, Oct. 10 at 10:07 a.m. Damage was done to the vehicles involved, but no injuries were reported, police said.

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 9:22 p.m., police received a report of three sheep blocking the roadway at Oak Hill Road. Police said the problem was rectified when the sheep were moved back to the barn

The license-plate reader on a Williston Police Department cruiser identified a male operator’s vehicle and flagged him as having a criminally suspended license. Police pulled the driver over on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m. on Williston Road and spoke to the driver. The driver said he was aware he was driving with a suspended license and he was charged with driving with a suspended license

A clown was spotted in the backyard of a home on Williston Road, according to a caller who reported the incident on Wednesday, Oct 12 a 9:12 p.m. The police arrived but did not find the clown, police said.

A shed outside the Edge Sports & Fitness on Wellness Drive was broken into overnight and reported to police on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 11:10 a.m. Police said it appeared nothing had been stolen from the location.

An Audi A4 rolled off the road on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 4:33 p.m. off Van Sicklen Road, police said, due to loss of control on wet pavement. The driver suffered a slight back injury, but was not seen at the hopsital. No other vehicles were involved.

A business on Munson Drive called police Friday, Oct. 14, at 8:08 a.m. to report illegal dumping. Williston Liquidators asked police to respond and issue the dumping citation after a man tossed out a coffee cup in its commercial dumpster rather than using a trash receptacle.

A woman in a home on Wildflower Circle contacted police at 11:58 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14 to report that her ex-husband had been coming into her residence when she was not at home. There was no damage or stolen items. Police advised the complainant to change the locks, since her ex-husband had the codes to still get in.

On Saturday, Oct. 15, at 5:10 p.m. a caller at Maple Tree Place said she wanted her son’s ex-girlfriend to receive a citation for trespassing on property. Police issued a trespass notice to the person.

A female caller identifying herself as a landlord at Eagle Crest apartments in Blair Park called police for assistance Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:59 p.m. The caller told police someone who had been evicted from the residence was entering the apartment building. Police said the person had returned to the property to visit a friend. “The landlord was concerned they were still on the property. The landlord was advised that if they did not want them on the property she would have to call and request a trespass order,” police assistant Anne Hardeman explained. The case was closed with no further action.

Police responded to a report of an overdose at a Mountain View Road residence at 11:26 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16. Upon arrival, a woman said she had used one dose on a man, who had recovered and was conscious and standing up, police said. Another male was on the scene, and said he was not using, and told police he would alert the police if there were any other issues.

A worker at the Sonesta Executive Stay Suites on Hurricane Lane told police they found a man sleeping in the lobby at 1:40 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. Police arrived and asked the person to leave.

A kidnapping was reported from Oak Hill Road on Oct. 17 at 1:34 p.m. Police said the incident is still under investigation.

Police notes are written based on information provided by the Williston Police Department and the Vermont State Police. Please note that all parties are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. These notes were compiled using reports from the Williston Police Department, gathered between Oct. 3 and Oct. 17.