Public Safety

Charged in domestic assault
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Police Department has been conducting an ongoing investigation into a possible domestic assault that occurred on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  On Sunday, December 20, 2020, police received new information about the...
Police spend Christmas on flood watch
WILMINGTON- At about 3 am on Friday, December 25, the Wilmington Police Department, aware of predictions of heavy rain and unseasonably warm temperatures resulting in excessive snow-melt, began monitoring flood conditions on the...
Charged with domestic assault
NEWFANE- Police arrested a Newfane man after they received a call from a parent requesting a welfare check on their child at a house in Newfane. Vermont State Police say they determined that Orin A. Knapp, 30, of Newfane, physically assaulted...
VERMONT-  The Vermont Department of Public Safety is continuing to accept public and stakeholder feedback on Vermont’s initiative to modernize policing across Vermont. The latest document available for public review is a draft Statewide Policy on Police Use of Force.
The ongoing...
Man faces multiple charges in crash
WHITINGHAM- Police charged Nicholas Dix, 26, of Wilmington, with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident, and violating his conditions of release on a previous charge following a crash at about 1:30 am on Saturday,...
State police begins outfitting troopers with body-worn cameras
WATERBURY- The Vermont State Police have started outfitting all uniformed troopers with body-worn cameras, culminating a multi-year process to secure the necessary funding and fulfilling a commitment to...
New solar radar signs installed 
WILMINGTON- In February 2020 the Wilmington Police Department applied for and received a grant to purchase two solar-powered radar speed feedback signs. The grant award was for $6,289, covering 100% of the cost for the signs. In June, the...
Critical condition after hit-and-run crash
WARDSBORO- Police are seeking information in a hit-and-run crash that left a Wardsboro woman hospitalized in critical condition.  Police received a report of a semi-conscious pedestrian lying in the roadway on Stratton Arlington...
Police identify homicide victim found in Searsburg
SEARSBURG- Police have identified the remains of a woman found a year ago in a gravel pit and the chief medical examiner has ruled her death a homicide.
Police say they identified the victim as Jessica “Red”...
Driver hit sign before driving off the road
WILMINGTON- Police responded to a report of a crash on Route 100 near Cross Country Circle at about 9:30 am on Tuesday, August 4. Police say their investigation revealed that the driver was traveling north on Route 100, left their lane of travel...

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