The Claremont Police Department is looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the owners of two stolen firearms that the Claremont Police Department recently recovered as part of a burglary investigation. The firearms are:
- A Glock handgun; and
- A Thompson Center Arms Muzzle Loader
Police Chief Alex Scott believes the guns were stolen between late October and early November. Anyone who believes they may be the owner of said stolen firearms or knows who the owners may be is encouraged to contact the Claremont Police Department Criminal Division at 603-542-7010.
Today between 10:00 am and noon, the Department of Public Safety will conduct a practice Amber Alert System. This exercise will test various components of Vermont’s Amber Alert system. It will send out thousands of messages to subscribers, VTrans message boards will be populated and VT Lottery will activate their system to message their signs and tickets. The Emergency Alert System (EAS) will also be utilized sending test messages to TV and radio stations. The Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) will not be utilized.
During the exercise phone alerts will only go out to those signed up for VT-ALERT. Anyone who wishes to receive Amber Alerts in the future, including the latest up-to-date information at the time of the alert, can register to for a free account at https://users.vtalert.gov .
The 11th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is on Saturday 10 am – 2 pm. Nearly 600 collection sites will be opened throughout New England. Many Police Departments have drop off receptacles that are secured in the lobby of their stations where unwanted drugs can be drop 7 days a week throughout the year with no questions asked in an anonymous manner. There are also numerous collection sites all over NH and VT this Saturday some Town Halls, Senior Centers, Community Centers and pharmacies.
Sullivan County’s High Sheriff John Simonds stresses the importance of the disposing of unused prescription drugs.
Besides leading to addiction, there are other dangers.
During the last National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day the New England Field Division collected over 67,000 pounds of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
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The Lebanon Police Department would like residents to be aware of a possible deadly batch of heroin/fentanyl being distributed in the City at this time. This warning is being issued after Lebanon Police and Fire responded to two non-fatal incidents involving heroin/fentanyl today. Narcan was utilized in both incidents to revive those involved.
At this time, Lebanon Police are unable to determine if the heroin/fentanyl was sold under any specific name. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information, please call (603) 448-1212.
Please visit http://www.NHTreatment.org if you need treatment for problems with substance abuse.
The Lebanon Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a registered sex offender. There is an active arrest warrant for Jeffrey D. Gray, age 22, for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender, a Class B Felony. Gray is alleged to have moved from his last known address in Lebanon without providing notice, which is a violation of the law.
Gray was last known to be living on Mascoma Street in Lebanon, NH. He has ties to the Grafton, NH area and was last known to have been dropped off in Hartford, Vermont. Gray has no known address at this time. The Lebanon Police are seeking any help from the public in locating Gray
If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Jeffrey D. Gray, please contact the Lebanon Police Department at 603-448-1212, or your local Police Department.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: I-91 between Exits 2 and 3 will be closed to complete preventative maintenance before the winter season begins in earnest. On TUESDAY, December 8, I-91 SOUTHBOUND will be closed between exits 3 & 2 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. On WEDNESDAY, December 9, I-91 NORTHBOUND will be closed between exits 2 & 3 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Traffic officers will be on hand to detour traffic onto Route 5.
The IRS has issued a warning regarding a bogus email to tax professionals. The email asks them to update their IRS e-services portal information and Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs). The links provided in the bogus email to access IRS e-services appear to be a phishing scheme designed to capture your username and password. The IRS e-services program did not generate this email and the IRS asks tax preparers to disregard this email and not to click on the links provided. For more information click here.
After an action review of the successful Amber Alert last month, Vermont State Police will conduct an Amber Alert exercise this Wednesday (tomorrow) at 1 pm. Law enforcement will implement changes made since the September 5 alert after 4-year-old Kaleiya Hardy of Vermont was found safe in New York two hours after she went missing.
One major change will be in the system used. State Police will use the VT Alert as the main operation because of software technical problems in the old Amber Alert. VT Alert is the system used by Vermont Emergency Management to warn citizens of impending weather, road, and other emergency conditions. Not all aspects of the Amber Alert system such as phone alerts can be used due to Federal Regulations. The exercise is expected to last 2 to 3 hours.
Anyone who wants to receive Amber Alerts including the latest up-to-date information at the time of the alert can register to for a free account at https://users.vtalert.gov
The Sunapee Highway Department is replacing some existing failed drainage pipes that are located under Jobs Creek Road beginning the first week of September. The work will take place between the intersections of Route 11 and Woodland Road. During the project, traffic will be one lane for most of the time. Drivers may have minor traffic delays during the culvert replacement. Contact Highway Director Scott Hazelton with any concerns at 603-763-5060.