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August 23, 2017

Police search for soda thief

Police are on the hunt for a suspect they say broke into several trucks and stole beverages.

According to a press release from the state police, troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded on the morning of Monday, Aug. 21 to the Coca-Cola building on Quality…

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August 16, 2017

Mendon couple arrested for underage drinking party

A Mendon couple is due in court for hosting an underage drinking party at their house.

Just after midnight on Sunday, Aug. 13, Vermont State Police from the Rutland barracks and the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department responded to the complaint of a loud party located…

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August 16, 2017

Man arrested for stealing Long Trail hiker’s pack

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON— A homeless man was arrested on Monday for stealing a hiker’s backpack on the Long Trail.

The pack was recovered and returned to its owner within hours, noted a few hikers who witnessed the incident.

According to a press release from…

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August 16, 2017

Parolee arrested for drugs

RUTLAND— A Rutland man has again been arrested in Rutland for possession of drugs.

On Monday, Aug. 7, members of the Vermont Drug Task Force arrested Louis Margiotti Jr. and cited him with two counts of the sale of cocaine. According to a press release…

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August 16, 2017

Lockdown at Rutland Regional results in arrest

RUTLAND— Rutland Regional Medical Center was put into a lockdown early Friday afternoon due to threats made against the hospital’s emergency department. At 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, Rutland Regional Medical Center’s main campus and Rutland Women’s Healthcare Clinic were put on lockdown. This precaution…

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August 16, 2017

Nineteen-year-old breaks 100 mph

KILLINGTON— A 19-year-old man from Los Angeles was arrested on Friday, Aug. 11, for driving in excess of 100 mph in the town of Killington. At about 3 p.m., police observed the car in the flats on Route 4, speeding in a posted 50 mph…

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August 10, 2017

Rutland motorcycle dealer fined $23K for poor hazardous waste management

RUTLAND— The Agency of Natural Resources announced last week that Central Vermont Motorcycles, Inc., a powersports dealer and service center in Rutland, is now required to pay a fine of $23,062 for multiple violations of Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. A Final Judicial Order was…

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August 10, 2017

Chester teen now facing kidnapping charges

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW— Already facing sexual assault charges, Chester resident Ryan Stocker, 18, now finds himself possibly facing life in prison.

On Aug. 7, Stocker appeared in Windsor Superior Court to face charges of kidnapping, attempted sexual assault, and lewd and lascivious conduct with…

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August 2, 2017

Route 7 speeder stopped

Police said a man drove 90 miles-per-hour in a 40 mile-per-hour zone Saturday night in Rutland Town.

According to state police, troopers from the Rutland Barracks observed a vehicle traveling north on Route 7 at a high rate of speed at around 10 p.m. on…

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August 2, 2017

Motorcyclist killed in early a.m. crash

WEATHERSFIELD— A 54-year-old Weathersfield man died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash in Weathersfield on Wednesday, July 27.

According to a press release, troopers from the state police Rutland Barracks responded to a report of a motorcycle crash near the Stoughton Pond Recreation Area…