Public Safety

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...

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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...

Police charge Vernon man with home improvement fraud
DOVER- Joseph Castricone, 52, of Vernon, has been charged with home improvement fraud following an investigation by Dover police.  The complainant had reported that a contract for replacement windows and installation was...
Police investigating Halifax death
HALIFAX- Police were notified of a body, later identified as Matthew Goodnow, 41, of Halifax, located at the Whitneyville Cemetery at about 9:42 am on Tuesday, July 30.  Deerfield Valley Rescue also responded and confirmed that Goodnow...
Wilmington man faces multiple charges
WILMINGTON- Police responded to a Wilmington residence for a 911 call reporting that a male suspect was inside a vehicle in the driveway of the residence, stealing items, at about 5:40 am on Friday, July 19.  The responding Wilmington...

Minor injuries in crash
NEWFANE- Police say Alexandra Horn, 27, of Newfane, was attempting to make a left-hand turn out of a driveway on Dover Road at about 2:07 pm on Wednesday, July 10, when she was struck by a car driven by Sandra Barber, 81, of Dover.  Police say Horn...


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