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News Briefs
February 8, 2017

Investigators seek info on Fair Haven fire

FAIR HAVEN—Investigators are looking into a fire that occurred at an unoccupied building in Fair Haven early Sunday morning, Feb. 5. Firefighters with the Fair Haven Volunteer Fire Department were notified at approximately 1:15  a.m. of a structure fire at 8 Union Street in Fair…

News Briefs
February 8, 2017

Rutland man cited for trespassing at Pico

KILLINGTON—A Rutland man has been charged for trespassing at the Pico Sports Center on Wednesday, Feb. 1. State police from the Rutland Barracks responded to a reported trespassing complaint. Troopers identified Ivo Skoric, age 52 of Rutland, who had previously been issued a trespass notice….

News Briefs
February 1, 2017

Ten arrested in local drug sting

RUTLAND—On Friday, Jan. 27, state police reported ten people were arrested in Rutland County as part of an arrest operation by the Vermont Drug Task Force. The enforcement action took place following investigations into the distribution of heroin and crack cocaine. The defendants were arrested…

News Briefs
February 1, 2017

Police investigate recent Killington burglaries

KILLINGTON—State police investigating two burglaries that occurred last week found evidence of forced entry at homes on Roaring Brook Road and Alpine Terrace in Killington. Both residences were unoccupied at the time, police said, and unspecified items were taken. Anyone with information on the burglaries…

News Briefs
January 25, 2017

Alert witnesses foil ski pass pickpocket

KILLINGTON—On Thursday, Jan. 19, at about midnight, state troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded to the Wobbly Barn on Killington Road for a reported theft of a ski-lift pass. Witnesses identified a male who they said sneaked a ski pass from the back pocket of…

News Briefs
January 25, 2017

Traffic stop lands 1,400 bags of heroin

MOUNT TABOR—State police arrested Scott Racine, 42, of Middlebury, and Jonathan Gallagher, 36, of Rutland, after finding 1,400 bags of heroin in their car during a traffic stop on Route 7 in Mount Tabor. Police reported they pulled the car over for speeding around 1…

Suspect in Wallingford robbery sought
News Briefs
January 18, 2017

Suspect in Wallingford robbery sought

WALLINGFORD—State police are looking for an unidentified man wanted for robbing Mac’s Convenience Store in East Wallingford last week. Police reported that on Wednesday evening, Jan. 11, a lone male entered the store and demanded money. The suspect was wearing outer clothing that included bluejeans,…

News Briefs
January 18, 2017

Police investigate burglaries at Rutland car dealerships

Police are looking for information concerning two burglaries that occurred this weekend at two car dealerships in Rutland. According to a press release from the Vermont State Police, on Monday morning, troopers from the Rutland Barrack’s responded to Brileya’s Chrystler-Jeep on Route 7 for a…

News Briefs
January 11, 2017

Electrical fire destroys Rochester family home

ROCHESTER—On Saturday, Jan. 7, at approximately 11:15 p.m. the Rochester Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 354 Brandon Mountain Road in Rochester. The property was later identified as owned by Joseph and Rita Mailhiot. A passerby had seen the fire while driving…

News Briefs
January 11, 2017

Local woman rescued in Killington backcountry

KILLINGTON—On Friday, Jan. 6, at about 1 p.m., the state police received an Emergency 911 call from a man advising a woman in his ski party had become lost in the woods after snowboarding out of bounds off the North Ridge Triple ski trail located…