CRIME & SAFETY
Vermont State Police investigating hit and run in Waterbury
WATERBURY, Vt. — Vermont State Police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run yesterday. This happened on Kneeland Flats Road in the town of Waterbury. A black sedan had turned in front of a motorcycle and the two collided. The motorcycle driver was injured, but it wasn't...
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Police looking for missing Worcester teen
WORCESTER — Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing teen from Worcester. Police say Alexander Teller was reported missing after having a disagreement with his parents. Teller left his home on foot at around 9:00 p.m. He is described as being 6’1” and weighing 155...
21-Year-Old Waterbury woman reported missing
WATERBURY — The Vermont State Police are actively searching for a 21-year-old female, Renee Robert, who has been reported missing from her residence in Waterbury. Renee was last seen leaving her home for a walk at approximately 5:00 a.m. on May 31. Renee Robert is described as being 5’05”...
Side-by-side stolen in Williamstown
WILLIAMSTOWN — Police are investigating a theft that occurred in Williamstown yesterday. Authorities say they were contacted by Allen Comstock, 46, of Williamstown, at around 12:30 p.m. Comstock told police that his 2021 Can-Am Maverick side by side, tan and brown in color, had been stolen from his property.
In Calais, a dog attack launches a small town into unexpected territory
On Thursday evening, in the Town Hall that sits directly across the dirt road from the house where the dog owner lives, the Calais Selectboard heard two hours of testimony and debate over last week’s incident. Read the story on VTDigger here: In Calais, a dog attack launches a small town into unexpected territory.
Missing Vermont man found safe
MIDDLESEX, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say a missing Vermont man was found safe. Thursday, Vermont State Police said they were searching for Joseph Picard, 77, who had last been seen Monday at his home in Middlesex. His family said he had recently been exhibiting signs of memory loss. Thursday afternoon,...
Woman arrested for DUI after stopped on I-89 in Waterbury
WATERBURY — A 27-year-old woman from Massachusetts was arrested for DUI refusal following an incident in Waterbury this morning. Police say they stopped to check on a vehicle that was stopped beside I-89 north at around 5:50 a.m. Following an investigation, police say that the driver, Hayley Kozikowski, of...
Two-vehicle crash in Montpelier leads to arrest
MONTPELIER — A 50-year-old man from Wolcott was arrested following a crash in Montpelier earlier this month. The two-vehicle crash took place on Berlin Street at around 8:00 a.m. on May 5. Police say one of the drivers was required to have an alcohol-detecting ignition interlock device installed on...
Vermont man facing charges after assault causes injury to state trooper
CALAIS, Vt. — A Vermont State Police trooper was injured while responding to a disturbance on VT RT 14 in Calais on Monday night. State police say they got a report at 11:31 p.m. about a man screaming and hearing a gunshot. When police arrived at the home, they...
Woman arrested for DUI #3 in Marshfield
MARSHFIELD — A 59-year-old woman from Lyndon was arrested for her third DUI following an incident in Marshfield yesterday. Authorities say they were notified of a single-vehicle off the road on US Route 2 at around 2:15 p.m. An investigation led to Joann Stone being placed under arrest for...
Alleged unlawful trespass and assault with taser in Barton
BARTON — A seemingly simple task of retrieving a pillow and a sweatshirt turned into a home invasion leading to two arrests, according to court records released earlier this month. Trooper Anthony Rice was dispatched to a home in Barton on May 9 following a report of a home...
Washington County Sheriff’s deputy accused of leaving the scene of a car collision
According to Berlin police, an investigation identified George Hotchkiss as the driver of the Washington County Sheriff’s cruiser seen leaving the accident, which occurred in the parking lot of a Berlin Walmart. Read the story on VTDigger here: Washington County Sheriff’s deputy accused of leaving the scene of a car collision .
Two Springfield men arrested for trafficking drugs charges in Vermont
Two Springfield men were arrested Friday in Barre, Vermont for allegedly trafficking heroin, fentanyl, hallucinogenic mushrooms and prescription drugs.
Two-vehicle crash with injuries in Marshfield
MARSHFIELD — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries in Marshfield today. The crash took place on US Route 2, in the area of Beaver Meadow Road, at around 3:00 p.m. According to the report, a 16-year-old driver from St. Johnsbury was crossing the center line and colliding...
Special impeachment committee to begin proceedings for two Franklin County officials
MONTPELIER, Vt. — In Montpelier, members of a special committee will meet for the first time on Tuesday to discuss misconduct allegations leveled against two Franklin County law enforcement officials. The seven-member bipartisan committee will be tasked with reviewing an impeachment inquiry into the actions of Vermont Franklin County...
2 Vermont troopers cited on criminal charges in use-of-force incident
WATERBURY, Vt. (WCAX) - Two Vermont troopers were cited on criminal charges Monday in connection with a use of force incident last summer. Vermont State Police Sgt. Ryan Wood and Tpr. Zachary Trocki face misdemeanor charges of simple assault and reckless endangerment. The charges come following an investigation by the...
Crash causes outages in Warren
WARREN, Vt. (WCAX) - A car crashed into a power pole in Warren on Monday causing outages in the area. Vermont State Police say the crash closed the Sugarbush Access Road in the area of Timberline Drive. Power lines were down across the roadway. There’s no word yet on what...
DUI crash in Calais
CALAIS — A 28-year-old man was arrested for DUI following a crash in Calais early yesterday morning. The single-vehicle crash took place off of County Road in the area of Martin Road at around 12:15 a.m. The driver, identified as Jack McCarthy, showed signs of impairment and was taken...
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