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Police allege Middlebury woman forged checks

On April 8, Vermont State Police responded to a fraud call regarding several forged bank checks used at several store locations, including the Tops supermarket in the Rutland City area.

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Brandon man arrested

On April 24, at approximately 1:51 a.m., members of the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on U.S. Route 7 in Brandon. Police said that the operator of the motor vehicle was identified as Albert Lape Jr., 40, of Brandon.

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Couple sought in check fraud case

Vermont State Police investigators at the New Haven Barracks are seeking help to identify two individuals associated with a fraud case involving forged bank checks. This case involves several incidents of forged bank checks occurring between March 31 and April 6 in the Rutland area.

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Ferrisburgh business robbed

The Vermont State Police in New Haven are investigating the burglary of a business located on U.S. Route 7 in Ferrisburgh.

Auto vandalized at Camel’s Hump

Vermont State Police are investigating a vandalism, and theft from a motor vehicle which occurred at the Camel’s Hump State Park hiking access area in Huntington.

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Teen steals cash register

Members of the Middlebury Police Department are looking for a white male with blonde hair who robbed the New Rice Chinese Restaurant, located on Seymour Street across from County Tire, on April 18.

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Stigmatization of mentally ill front and center in Vermont gun control debate

Vermont Watchdog Report

Vermont State Rep. Willem Jewett, D-Ripton, who presented the bill to the House, spent much of the session taking questions about the bill’s targeting of mentally ill Vermonters.

Police allege woman was ‘doctor shopping’

The Vermont State Police Drug Diversion Unit was notified of a possible case involving the sale and diversion of prescription narcotics involving Jami Baker, 49, of Rutland.

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Gunners defeat near-permanent gun grab against mentally ill

Rep. Jewett's amendment would stop some Vermonters regaining gun rights

Gun rights advocates in Vermont were ready to let a Senate-approved bill restricting guns for the mentally ill slide.

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Driver in fatal Weybridge accident pleads "not guilty"

Whiting resident Nathan Dearing, 27, arrested for driving DUI which resulted in the death of a cyclist in Weybridge during the late afternoon of April 14, pleaded not guilty, police said.

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Whiting man held in bicyclist's death

Nathan Dearing, 27, of Whiting is being held for $75,000 bail following an apparent DUI accident which killed a bicyclist.

Accident blamed on snowstorm

Jose Cano, 29, of Bristol, was traveling in a GMC truck north on Bristol Road in Monkton April 8 when he lost control of the vehicle.

Woman arrested on Route 7

On April 12, Vermont State Police troopers from the New Haven Barracks were dispatched following a report of a citizen dispute involving a Massachusetts registered vehicle in Ferrisburgh.

Addison man injured

On April 2, Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash at the junction of Bethel Mountain and Middle Hollow roads in Rochester.

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Police investigate Rutland inmate’s activity

The Vermont State Police responded to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility, located at 167 State St. in Rutland, for a report of an inmate making suspicious phone calls and writing suspicious letters.