Springfield Man Injured in Accident

VT State Police PatchA Springfield VT man received abrasions to his head after an accident in Weathersfield late last night. Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on VT Route 12, in the Village of Ascutney in Weathersfield. Police determined that Daniel L. Davis, 22, of Springfield, Vermont was the operator of the Black Toyota Pickup Truck involved in the crash. Investigation revealed that Davis lost control of the vehicle after he came to a corner and his vehicle hydroplaned due to the wet road. Davis was transported to Claremont Valley Regional Hospital to be treated for his injuries. Golden Cross Ambulance Inc. and Ascutney Volunteer Fire Station assisted at the scene.

VSP Seeks Help Locating Missing Teen

missing teenThe Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Donald Maxwell Miller IV AKA: Max Miller.

Max is a 17 year-old who left his family’s residence after a disagreement with his mother.Max was last seen leaving the residence in a silver 2003 Dodge Intrepid passenger car with Vermont Registration GMP701.Max is last known to be in the company of his girlfriend in the Whitehall, New York area and is believed to still be with his girlfriend.Max is a white male, approximately 5’9” tall, 125 pounds with short brown hair and blue eyes. Max does not have any prominent scars marks or tattoos.

Anyone with information about Max’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks at 802-773-9101 or http://www.vtips.info/.

Vermont Department of Public Safety | Vermont State Police Press Releases: http://vsp.vermont.gov/press_releasesSubmit an Anonymous Tip: http://www.vtips.info

Local Man Found Deceased Under Car in Moody Park

claremont policeClaremont Police, Claremont Fire and Golden Cross Ambulance responded to a report that someone was trapped under a car in Moody Park off of Maple Ave.  It was reported the vehicle was off the normal travel portion of the roadway going up into Moody Park.  Upon arrival officers located the car and the person.   Claremont Fire worked to lift the car off of the person and remove him from under the car.   He was removed but was unresponsive and had passed away prior to the vehicle being removed.


The victim has been identified and his immediate family has been notified.   Claremont Police is not releasing the name of the person at this time to allow the family time to make notifications to the extended family.  The name of the victim will be released in an updated press release on August 22, 2016.  The victim is a 37 year old male from the Claremont/Charlestown area.


It appears that the victim was working on his car at this location and while working under the car the equipment that he was using became loose and the vehicle fell on him.   The incident remains under investigation by the Claremont Police Department.

WRJ Man Arrested for Going Wrong Way on I-89

brandonJust before 1:30 am this morning, Vermont State Police dispatch received a call from a motorist in regard to a wrong way driver on I-89 driving southbound in the northbound lanes from mile marker 8 in the Town of Hartford, VT (Windsor County).  Troopers responded to the area and intercepted the vehicle just north of exit 1.  The vehicle was operated by Brendan Scribner, 46, of White River Junction, VT. Scribner was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.  He was processed at the Hartford Police Department and released on a criminal citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Windsor Criminal Division on 09/06/16 to answer to the charge of DUI.


Police Seek Help In Corbin Bridge Damage

corbin bridge damageAt approximately 1:45 P.M. on Saturday August 20th The Newport Emergency Communications Center received several calls that someone had struck the side of the Corbin Bridge causing extensive damage and fled the scene. Officers responded and found extensive damage to the façade of the bridge and vehicle parts; however the bridge remains structurally sound. The vehicle that struck the bridge was traveling East and will have extensive damage to the passenger side of the vehicle.

At this time the Newport Police Department is asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident or who has information to come forward. Information about this incident can be reported anonymously by contacting the Connecticut Valley Crime Stoppers at ctvalleycrimestoppers.org or by contacting the Newport Police Department Communications Center at (603) 863-3232.

Fatal Accident in Canterbury

NH State PoliceOn Friday August 19, 2016 at approximately 5:12 p.m. (1712 hours) the New Hampshire State Police-Troop D, Barracks was notified and responded to a single motor vehicle collision located on Interstate 93 (northbound, at mile marker 45.4) in the Town of Canterbury, New Hampshire just north of exit 17.

Upon arrival, the at-scene investigation revealed a red 2013 Ford F150 being operated by Michael S. WEDEN  age 29, of N. Woodstock, New Hampshire, was traveling northbound on Interstate 93 north of exit 17.

For unknown reasons at this time the 2013 Ford F150 drifted off the roadway into the center median where it struck a cluster of trees.

As a result of this Steve M. Bomba age 25, of Lincoln, New Hampshire a passenger in the Ford F150 suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene, while another passenger in the vehicle Greg Collins age 41, of Piermont, New Hampshire suffered serious injuries and was transported to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire for treatment.  The operator of the 2013 Ford F150 suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at an area hospital.

Assisting on scene were members of the NH State Police Troop D Barracks, Canterbury Police Department, Canterbury Fire & Rescue, EMS Crews, and NH DOT.

At this time the crash investigation is being handled by the State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Unit (C.A.R. Unit).  Anyone that may have further information related to this crash is encouraged to please contact Trooper First Class Michael J. Pelletier at (603) 223-8699 or preferably by email at michael.pelletier@dos.nh.gov.

Rollover on I-89 in Warner

WarnercrashOn August 19th 2016  at approximately 4:26 p.m. Troopers, along with the Warner Fire and Hopkinton Fire Departments were dispatched to a rollover crash that involved 2 vehicles with injury and entrapment  Upon arrival it was discovered that a Mitsubishi  driven by Jeffrey D Scott 60 of Amherst NH, and a Toyota sport utility vehicle driven by Paul Bradley, 33 of Dennis MA.  Both were on the right side of the road and had rolled receiving extensive damage.
Scott was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital with multiple injuries. Additional fire and rescue units were called to assist. Bradley was ejected from the Toyota and was transported to Concord Hospital, as was a female passenger who had to be extricated by rescue personnel.  Both suffered multiple injuries. Also in the Mitsubishi were two dogs.  Several motorists were able to coax the dogs off of the highway and they didn’t appear to be injured.  The crash remains under investigation by Trooper Mark Barrett. If anyone has information relative to the crash please call Trooper Barrett at 603-271-3636

Police Seek Help with Escaped Inmate

sheaOn August 19, 2016 at approximately 1845 hours, Inmate Andrew SHEA (37) from the NH State Prison System –Calumet Halfway House for Men, in Manchester NH escaped from official custody when Correction Officers attempted to take him into custody for being out of place.

When Officers attempted to detain SHEA, he escaped on foot headed east on Lowell Street in the city of Manchester.  SHEA is 6 feet tall, 265 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes.  He has a tribal tattoo on his neck and he was reportedly wearing khaki shorts and a black short sleeve shirt when he escaped.

SHEA is currently serving time for 2 Felony level Armed Robberies and a Felon in possession of a firearm.  His earliest release date would have been 01/2017.

Investigators from the State Police and Department of Corrections would ask that if anyone has information regarding SHEA’S whereabouts or comes into contact with him is asked to contact the State Police (271-3636) or Department of Corrections (271-1804)

Newport Police Seeks Public Help with Tagging Incidences

taggingOn August 13, 2016 the Newport Police Department responded to six locations throughout the town to take reports of criminal mischief involving the spray painting or “tagging” of various items including businesses and related structures. It is believed that other locations have yet to be located or identified.  During the investigation surveillance video was obtained from multiple locations showing the acts in progress as well as the travel patterns of the suspects.  From the video that was obtained officers were able to identify the two suspects involved.  The two suspects, both under the age of 18 and are considered juveniles and therefore their names will not be released.  The two involved persons were interviewed and ultimately confessed to the spray painting.  Their actions all took place in the early morning hours of August 13, 2016.

The Newport Police Department would encourage anyone who has sustained damage from the night of August 13th to please report it.  As always, if you are the victim of a crime or witness a crime, please report it to your local police department without delay.  If you have additional information about this crime or others occurring within Newport, please call us at 863-3232.   In an effort to keep our Town looking beautiful, the Newport Police Department will be working with the victims to remove the “tagging” from the affected areas.

Suspicious Activity in Lebanon Parking Lot Leads to Arrest

lebanon  police patchOn August 18, 2016 at 11:37pm, a Lebanon Police Officer checked on a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on Route 10 where they located a male and female in the vehicle. During the course of the investigation, it was found that the female, Sandi Adelyn Caalim, age 25, of Palo Alto, California was intoxicated. She was uncooperative with officers on scene and taken into protective custody due to her level of intoxication. Caalim resisted arrest but was ultimately taken into custody.
While being processed at the Lebanon Police Department, Caalim struck an officer in the arm. She was charged with Resisting Arrest or Detention and Simple Assault, both Class A misdemeanors.
Caalim was released on personal recognizance bail and issued a summons to appear at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court on October 17, 2016.