Norwich Police Log


Submitted a year ago

Aug. 4- Aug. 6

Note: The police log is a snapshot of what police are up to day to day. It’s curated content provided by the police and does not include names, addresses or other details. The reports have often not been verified through investigations.

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August 4

At 12:51 p.m. police responded to a puppy in locked vehicle at the Montshire parking lot. A small puppy was on the dash barking. Police unlocked the car with the lock out tool and retrieved the puppy. The puppy did not feel warm to the touch and was playful acting. The male driver arrived and said it was his girlfriend’s vehicle. The male said that he has been coming out to the car every 10 - 15 minutes and starting the vehicle to run the AC. The driver also showed me a full bowl of water for the dog which was cool.

August 5

At 4:30 p.m. a man brought in a dog he had found wandering around on Beaver Meadow Road in Norwich.When asked where on Beaver Meadow he had found the dog he said

that he was not familiar with the road, but said the dog had been near the start of a walking trail.Police contacted the owner through the tags and returned the dog. The owner told police that he had been working in the barn all day and did not realize his dog was gone. He told police the dog must of run off during the thunderstorm.

August 6

At 4:30 p.m. Hartford Dispatch advised that there had been a report of a cow in the roadway near the intersection of US Route 5 north and VT Route 132 in Norwich.When police arrived on scene they did not see the cow.

At 7:06 p.m. Hartford Dispatch advised that a residential alarm indicated a first floor window had been broken. The homeowners vehicles had been parked in the driveway. I turned around and headed back towards the residence. Police met the owner who apologized said he had asked the alarm company to cancel police response. He  told police that he had set the alarm as he shut his door and something fell onto the windowsill.

At 8:52 p.m. Hartford Dispatch advised that a caller reported seeing a cow in the roadway intersection of US Route 5 north and VT Route 132 in Norwich. This was the second call for the same issue. Police patrolled the area where the cow had been seen, but found no sign of the cow. 

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