Public Safety


Kenny-Copperthite
Police investigating death in Dover
DOVER- Police are investigating the death of a woman at a local lodging facility on Friday afternoon.  Police responded to a report of a woman found unconscious at Layla’s Riverside Lodge a little after 5 pm, according to Dover Police...

New Dover police officer Frank E. (Ed) Dornburgh recently graduated from the 108th Basic Recruit Class at the Vermont Police Academy. He will be attending some additional classes for the next couple of weeks before joining the Dover Police Department full time in December.
Cask and kitchen nightmares
WILMINGTON- Police were notified of an altercation occurring at the Cask and Kiln Restaurant on North Main Street at about 7:55 pm on Saturday, November 2. When police arrived, the customers who were involved in the altercation had already left...
Marlboro man’s generator stolen twice
MARLBORO- Jorge Romo, 47, of Marlboro called police at about 11:48 am on Friday, November 1, to report that he returned home to find a man, later identified as Ralph R. Spade Jr., 59, of Auburn, NH, with an older, black Ford Ranger...
Police pursue pumpkin perp
JAMAICA- State police received a report on Thursday, October 17, that a pumpkin had been thrown through the window of a building owned by the town of Jamaica.  Police say the building incurred window damage, and town officials are hoping a...
Drug Take Back Day coming
WILMINGTON- National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 26, and the Wilmington Police Department will be collecting items from 10 am to 2 pm. This event is used to remind everyone to get rid of old, unused or unneeded medications. Wilmington...
Human remains discovered in Searsburg
SEARSBURG- Police are investigating the discovery of human remains in Searsburg.  On Tuesday, September 17, the state police were contacted by a person who reported that he was at a gravel pit on Somerset Road when he came across what...
Driver charged with negligent operation
WILMINGTON- Police arrested Gordon Campbell, 42, of Pownal, after they responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash with entrapment on Boyd Hill Road at about 1 pm on Friday, August 16.  
Campbell was charged with negligent...
Woman charged with domestic assault
WHITINGHAM- Lisa Dix, 30, of Whitingham, was charged with domestic assault and violating her conditions of release on a previous charge, after police responded to a report of a dispute at 6:45 am on Monday, September 2. Police say a...
Alcohol is the leading factor in boating accidents, according to new report.
Alcohol is the leading factor in boating accidents, according to new report.
WASHINGTON, DC- The US Coast Guard released its 2018 Recreational Boating Statistics Report recently, revealing that there were 633 boating fatalities nationwide in 2018, a 3.8% decrease from 2017.
From 2017 to 2018, overall recreational boating injuries also decreased 4.5% (2,629 to 2,511...

William Schroder
Driver arrested for DUI
WILMINGTON- Police responded to the area of 24 East Main Street for a motor vehicle crash at about 7:43 pm on Wednesday, August 14.  As a result of the investigation of the crash, police suspected the driver, Kristine Grimes, 48, of Cheshire, MA, of...

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