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Chester teen now facing kidnapping charges

By Stephen Seitz LUDLOW— Already facing sexual assault charges, Chester resident Ryan Stocker, 18, now finds himself possibly facing life in prison. On Aug. 7, Stocker appeared in Windsor Superior Court to face charges of kidnapping, attempted sexual assault, and […]

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Route 7 speeder stopped

Police said a man drove 90 miles-per-hour in a 40 mile-per-hour zone Saturday night in Rutland Town. According to state police, troopers from the Rutland Barracks observed a vehicle traveling north on Route 7 at a high rate of speed […]

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Motorcyclist killed in early a.m. crash

WEATHERSFIELD— A 54-year-old Weathersfield man died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash in Weathersfield on Wednesday, July 27. According to a press release, troopers from the state police Rutland Barracks responded to a report of a motorcycle crash near […]

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Man burglarizes cars at college

Police arrested a Poultney man on night of Sunday, Aug. 30 for breaking into cars on the campus of Green Mountain College. On Sunday evening at around 11 p.m., troopers from the state police Rutland Barracks responded to a report […]

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Police search Poultney quarry

By Evan Johnson POULTNEY— Vermont state police searched a water-filled quarry in Poultney for a Granville, N.Y., man who has been missing since 2014. According to a press release from the state police, divers from the state police SCUBA team […]

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Police catch burglar red-handed

A Middletown Springs man was due in court on Monday, July 31 to answer to a burglary charge. Phillips was apprehended when police received a tip of a burglary in progress on Dayton Road in Middletown Springs at around 3 […]

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Police investigate armed robbery

POULTNEY— Vermont state police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station in Poultney, Vt. on July 25. According to a release, troopers from the Rutland Barracks went to the Irving gas station on Main Street in […]

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Woman used car as weapon

PROCTOR—Police say a Proctor woman attempted to use a motor vehicle as a weapon last week and in doing so placed her two juvenile children in harm’s way. On the evening of Tuesday, July 18, state police with the Rutland […]

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