28, Jun 2014 - ColchesterNews Minute: Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont from The Associated PressA judge has imposed a 50-year sentence on a Maine woman convicted of killing her husband using pliers, a box cutter and a plastic baseball bat during a jealous rage. Justice E. Allen Hunter, who described Roxanne...10, Jun 2014 - Colchester6 arrested in heroin trafficking investigationBURLINGTON (AP) - Six people have been arrested and more than 1,500 bags of heroin have been seized following a drug investigation in Vermont. The six were arrested Tuesday in separate police raids in Colchester and Burlington. Police believe the cases are related.23, Apr 2014 - ColchesterOff-duty police officer cited for DUIAn off-duty Colchester police offer was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol Monday night. According to a Vermont State Police, a man, later identified as Jeremy Wyskiel, was having a dispute with a woman in the parking lot of Spare Time Sports Bar. Initial information said it appeared that the woman was reluctant to get into a vehicle with Wyskiel, but the pair departed a shot time ...22, Apr 2014 - ColchesterColchester police officer accused of drunken drivingJeremy Wyskiel, 36, of Colchester. / Courtesy Vermont State Police COLCHESTER — A Colchester police officer is facing a charge of driving under the influence, according to the Vermont State Police.20, Apr 2014 - ColchesterNYC man arrested on drug chargesPolice said a New York City man was arrested in Burlington for allegedly selling cocaine to an informant. Tap here to view mugshots of all suspected heroin users or dealers arrested in 2014. Colchester police arrested Quan Hughes, 29, of the Bronx, following a lengthy investigation in Burlington, officers said. Police said Hughes has no ties to Vermont. Investigators said Quan was arrested ...06, Jun 2013 - Colchester3 Vt. police officers vie for top Colchester jobCOLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — Three veteran Vermont police officers are the finalists to become the next chief in the town of Colchester. 06, Jun 2013 - ColchesterVt. deputy chief offered top Colchester jobCOLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — The deputy police chief in Vermont's largest city has been offered the top job in the town of Colchester. 26, May 2013 - ColchesterTruck crash snarls Interstate 89 trafficA tractor trailer crash on Interstate 89 in Colchester snarled early morning commuter traffic, Vermont State Police said.26, May 2013 - ColchesterTractor-trailer crash backs up traffic on I-89COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a tractor-trailer crash on southbound Interstate 89 backed up morning traffic for a while. 25, May 2013 - ColchesterVermont teen pleads guilty in deadly crashIt's been a year of shuttling from jail to the courtroom for James Companion, one that began with a decision to drink and drive last Memorial Day weekend. Inside a Burlington courtroom Tuesday, the 17-year-old admitted being drunk behind the wheel of a car when it went up in flames after hitting a utility pole on Bay Road in Colchester on May 25. Companion was 16 at the time and escaped unharmed ...23, May 2013 - ColchesterPresident, power industry leaders plan ways to restore electricityA Vermont power executive is back from a problem-solving session with President Barack Obama.20, May 2013 - ColchesterErratic driving, then minor crash, then citations on I-89Vermont State Police in Williston said they received numerous 911 calls reporting an erratic driver on Interstate 89 northbound in Winooski and Colchester late Wednesday afternoon.20, May 2013 - ColchesterErratic driving, a minor crash, then citationsVermont State Police in Williston said they received numerous 911 calls reporting an erratic driver on Interstate 89 northbound in Winooski and Colchester late Wednesday afternoon.16, Apr 2013 - Colchester2 arrested in heroin operation in VermontCOLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Drug Task Force has arrested two people and seized over $8,000 worth of heroin following a three-month investigation in Franklin and Chittenden counties.09, Apr 2013 - ColchesterFormer St. Michael's student denies LSD chargesColin Basler, 19, of Old Lyme, Conn. pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington to felony LSD sale, felony LSD possession and a misdemeanor count alleging he lied to a police officer.09, Apr 2013 - ColchesterTwo demotions follow Deeghan caseTwo ex-supervisors for a former Vermont State Police patrol commander serving time in jail for falsifying time cards are being demoted in rank, according to the Vermont Department of Public Safety.
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