Bennington police log: Sept. 24, 2013


Wednesday, Sept. 11

Civil issue: At 10:20 a.m., police were asked to go to an Onset Road residence to check the welfare of a child. The issue involved a custody/visitation issue between an ex-husband and wife. The child was found to be doing fine.

Mutual aid: At 1:50 p.m., police assisted the Bennington Fire Department with a small kitchen fire incident at a Starrett Road residence.

Storm issues: At 9 p.m., police assisted the Bennington Fire Department with three storm-related issues. One was on South Bennington Road where wires and a tree came down across the roadway. The second incident involved a tree that fell onto wires on Greenfield Road. The third incident involved a fallen tree on private property causing minor damage to a vehicle. Police also found a tree that fell across North Bennington Road. A neighbor helped move this tree.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Theft: At 12:30 p.m., police took a report of theft from a Durgin Road resident. The items allegedly stolen were jewelry. The investigation continues.

Friday, Sept. 13

Drugs: At 2:30 p.m., police were called to the Pierce Elementary School. Police took possession of some synthetic marijuana packaging, which was found on the playground.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Juveniles: At 2:05 p.m., police received a report of juveniles jumping in front of cars on Starrett Road. Police responded with the concern of the juveniles’ safety. When police arrived, they found juveniles who were not doing anything wrong at the time.

Sunday, Sept. 15

Investigation: At 3 p.m., police took a report from an Onset Road resident reporting harassment and threatening calls. The investigation continues.

Monday, Sept. 16

Criminal mischief: At 8:15 a.m., police took a report of criminal mischief involving someone spray-painting the retaining wall between the Monadnock Paper Mills and Alberto’s Restaurant, and seven signs including road signs and danger signs near the dam on Antrim Road. The graffiti involved the painting of witchcraft symbols and words degrading America.

Domestic disturbance: At 6:30 p.m., police responded to a Knightland Road residence for a report of a domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed that it was verbal only. Police calmed down the situation without further action being necessary.

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