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News Briefs
April 26, 2017

Police investigate drug smuggling at jail

RUTLAND—Bureau of Criminal Investigations detectives with the state police have finished a 30-day investigation of an incident that occurred in March at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility.

On March 19, 20-year-old Emma Decubellis was caught by corrections officers attempting to smuggle the pain-relieving drug…

News Briefs
April 26, 2017

Police: online extortion alert

Police are urging the public to watch out for a computer scam that can access bank accounts and lock a user out of their computer.

Police say incidents have been reported locally, in which individuals have had their bank accounts fraudulently accessed after having a…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Easter robbery of Wal-Mart lands siblings behind bars

A brother and sister were due in court on Monday morning for stealing a cash register from Wal-Mart in Rutland. On April 16 at approximately 8:05 a.m., officers from the Rutland City Police Department responded to Wal-Mart for a report of a robbery that had…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Be alert to avoid moose on highways

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department are warning drivers to be more cautions of moose crossing roadways. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning as they move from wintering areas to…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Law enforcement to drivers: “Move over”

The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department and other law enforcement agencies in Rutland County will be out enforcing the state “Move Over” law. People are reminded they must move over one lane when passing law enforcement vehicles, fire vehicles, EMS workers and wreckers working on the…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Danby man arrested for selling crack, heroin

DANBY—Police arrested a 21-year-old Danby man on multiple counts of selling drugs last week. Cory Munger was arrested Thursday, April 6, on three counts of selling heroin and one count of selling crack cocaine. The arrest was the result of an investigation by the Vermont…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Police arrest 65 in statewide warrant sweep

Last week, Vermont State Police arrested 65 individuals as part of a coordinated statewide arrest warrant sweep. All of these individuals have pending criminal charges in Superior Court (felonies and misdemeanors) and failed to uphold their court obligations, which resulted in warrants being issued for…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Plea deal may settle Castleton fatal car crash case

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

A man charged in a single-vehicle crash that killed his girlfriend has reached a plea agreement that could let him avoid serving any time behind bars.

The plea deal heads off a legal battle that had been brewing over the…

News Briefs
April 5, 2017

Police to drivers: Put your cell phone away or pay

From April 6 to April 10, 2017, The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department and other local Departments will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign, a high-visibility effort to enforce distracted-driving laws. “Everyone knows…