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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…

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August 2, 2017

Man burglarizes cars at college

Police arrested a Poultney man on night of Sunday, Aug. 30 for breaking into cars on the campus of Green Mountain College.

On Sunday evening at around 11 p.m., troopers from the state police Rutland Barracks responded to a report from GMC security that a…

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August 2, 2017

Police search Poultney quarry

By Evan Johnson

POULTNEY— Vermont state police searched a water-filled quarry in Poultney for a Granville, N.Y., man who has been missing since 2014.

According to a press release from the state police, divers from the state police SCUBA team began a search of an…

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August 2, 2017

Police catch burglar red-handed

A Middletown Springs man was due in court on Monday, July 31 to answer to a burglary charge.

Phillips was apprehended when police received a tip of a burglary in progress on Dayton Road in Middletown Springs at around 3 a.m. on July 30. On…

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August 2, 2017

Police investigate armed robbery

POULTNEY— Vermont state police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station in Poultney, Vt. on July 25. According to a release, troopers from the Rutland Barracks went to the Irving gas station on Main Street in Poultney at around 6:30…

News Briefs
July 27, 2017

Woman used car as weapon

PROCTOR—Police say a Proctor woman attempted to use a motor vehicle as a weapon last week and in doing so placed her two juvenile children in harm’s way.

On the evening of Tuesday, July 18, state police with the Rutland Barracks responded to a family…

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Woman cited for college break-in

POULTNEY—State police have charged a Mendon woman with burglarizing a building at Green Mountain College. Police said they went to the college at 4 a.m. on July 15, after campus security advised them they had detained a woman they suspected had committed a burglary on…

News Briefs
July 20, 2017

Salvage yard fined for contamination

TUNBRIDGE—The Agency of Natural Resources last week fined Blakeman Towing and Recovery in Tunbridge for violations of state salvage yard land use and hazardous waste management regulation.

The fine is the result of an investigation that began in 2013 in response to complaints that oil…