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News Briefs
April 5, 2017

Dept. of Financial Regulation warns of scam

The Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) has received several reports of callers claiming to be conducting surveys on behalf of DFR’s insurance and banking divisions. Commissioner Michael S. Pieciak wants to stress DFR is not involved in these surveys. DFR does not believe personal client…

News Briefs
March 29, 2017

Ira man cited for identity theft

Vermont State Police have cited an Ira man for forging checks and using a debit card in his father’s name. On March 27, police began a fraud investigation in the town of Ira, where they discovered that Gregory Miller age 31 of Ira, forged three…

Man allegedly kept body of woman in shed
News Briefs
March 22, 2017

Man allegedly kept body of woman in shed

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

POULTNEY — Police say as they searched for several days for a missing Fair Haven woman, Wayne Oddo knew where she was and never said a word. Oddo, 53, has not been charged in the death of Alexandra Rooker, 26,…

News Briefs
March 22, 2017

Man dies in car crash

KILLINGTON — Police say a Massachusetts man died from injuries sustained in a one-car crash that occurred Saturay, March 18 in Killington.  According to a press release from the Vermont State Police, Stephen Driscoll, age 25 of Bedford, N.H. and Alejandro Phoenix, age 30 of…

Police seek missing Fair Haven woman
News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Police seek missing Fair Haven woman

The Vermont State Police are asking the public for assistance in locating Alexandra Rooker, 26, of Fair Haven, Vermont. Rooker was last seen by friends in Poultney, Vermont on the evening of March 3, 2017. Rooker has not had contact with family members since March…

News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Accident on Killington Road sends three to hospital

A two-car accident in Killington sent three adults to the hospital on Saturday night. Police are investigating the possibility that alcohol may have been a factor. At around 2 a.m. on March 12, Killington Police and Vermont State Police responded to an accident on Killington…

News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Man arrested for drawing gun at Wobbly Barn

Police say a Norwich man was arrested Saturday night for pulling a gun during an altercation at a local night club. At 9:30 p.m. on March 11, Killington Police and Vermont State Police responded to a report of a male displaying a firearm at the…

News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Mount Holly man arrested for assault, other charges

A Cavendish man was due in court on Monday to answer to charges stemming from an assault and burglary that occurred last week. Shortly after midnight on March 8, Vermont State Police responded to a 911 call from a residence on Summit Road in the…

News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Shrewsbury town offices burglarized

Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Shrewsbury town offices early Monday morning. Vermont State Police said a Shrewsbury town employee entered the building at approximately 6:05 a.m., and encountered a male subject inside the office who fled the area on foot. The…