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Sexual assault charges filed
WARDSBORO- Police arrested Christopher M. Burke, 59, of Wardsboro, on charges of aggravated sexual assault, lewd and lascivious conduct with a child, and lewd and lascivious conduct upon a juvenile.  
According to police reports, on...
Tayler Smith Driver arrested at hospital
JAMAICA- A Keene, NH man was charged with driving under the influence following a crash on Route 30 at the intersection of Turkey Mountain Road at about 10:48 pm on Sunday, March 7.  The driver, Tayler Smith, 26, had been...
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...

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