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Kenny Jerome Investigation Continues
8th Anniversary of Kenny Jerome Shooting

Property Watch
Property Watch is a service that is offered
to all residents in Fairfax. If you are going
to be out of town for an extended period of
time you can call the Franklin County Sheriff's
Department at 524-2121 and you will be directed
to our property watch form that you can fill
out and request that we check on your property
while you are away.

I.E.D. Found in St. Albans
Hands Free Stop Finds Pot
Milton Holds Forum on Football Hazing
Hands Off Your Cell Phones !!!
Burglaries Spike in Northwestern Vermont
Burglaries in Fairfax - Please Read !!!
Burglaries on Route 128
Burglary in Jericho
Vermont Take Back Drug Day September 27th

Missing Essex Woman Found !
Police Search for Missing Woman

Car v. Moose on I-89 in Georgia
Corporal McKenney Receives Life Saver Award
Deputy DuPont Nominated as Life Saver
Franklin County START Patrols

Police are seeking your help......
Be On the Look Out !!!

The Vermont State Police have continued the invest-
igation into the chemical incident spill at the Tractor
Supply store located at 2636 Highgate Road in Swanton
on May 22nd.
The chemicals were mixed in a garbage can that
made a toxic gas; as a result the building was
evacuated and multiple agencies were on the scene
to handle the situation.
After a thorough investigation, Neal Burgoyne,
age 31, was arrested for Reckless Endangerment
and Disorderly Conduct.
Burgoyne was cited and released, and is scheduled
to appear on July 21, 2014 in Franklin District
Court to answer to the charges.
Burgoyne was an employee at the Tractor Supply store.
Burlington: 9 Heroin Overdoses in 1 Day
Please drive safely today in and around Fairfax.
Five Car Accident in Vergennes
Police seek your help with information
St. Albans Bank Robber Caught
Robber Hits Same Bank Twice ?

Got Drugs ???
Turn-In Your Unused or Expired
medication for safe disposal on
Saturday, April 26th from
10:00am to 2:00pm at the Franklin County
Sheriff's Office on Lake Street, St. Albans.
New Rules for Prescribing Opiates

Early on April 12th, Vermont State Police responded to
approximately a dozen thefts from unlocked vehicles in
the Georgia and Fairfax areas. Victims reported that the
thefts occurred between approximately 11:00pm Friday and
6:00am Saturday. Anyone with information regarding these
thefts are asked to call VT State Police St. Albans barracks
at 524-5993.

Two Vermont State Troopers Shot
Foley Fails to Appear in Court
St. Albans Hannafords Robbed
Motions Made On Gleason Accident Case
Drugs In Vermont News
The Hungry Heart Movie Shown Tuesday
In the Multi-Purpose Room at BFA Fairfax !
Insurers and Early Addiction Coverage
Meth Lab Busted in St. Albans
Clerk Tips Cops from the St. Albans Messenger

Army Veterans Scam !

Fairfax, Digs Out From Snowstorm !
Double Deuce Snowplowing 343-9876
Thanks to the Fairfax Road Department !
Tractor Trailer Crash Closed I-89
It has now re-opened - drive safely !
from Vermont State Police:
"Interstate lane closed - I89 in Georgia
Interstate 89, southbound near mile 107 was
blocked due to a tractor-trailer crash.
The southbound lane was closed from Exit 19
(St Albans) to Exit 18 (Georgia) while the crash
was investigated and cleared.
Further details on the crash will be released
when available. Any motorists should expect
delays or will need to take alternate routes."


St. Albans Police Cruiser Stolen, Crashed
Police Officer hit as man tries to flee
A suspect in St. Albans jumped into a St. Albans
Police cruiser Sunday night and led police on a
high speed chase, ending on Route 104.
Saturday's Snow, Wind & Ice Cause Problems
Route 104 was closed temporarily Saturday night
at about 9:00pm as crews cleaned up an accident
near Minor's Country Store in South Fairfax.
Route 105 was also closed temporarily and I-89
saw dangerous driving conditions further south.
VT Gas Pipeline Workers Making Meth ?
As the result of an investigation into
retail theft from the Fairfax Pharmacy
which occurred on December 31st, a 27
year old Fairfax woman was cited into
Franklin County Court on March 3rd, 2014
at 1:00pm for retail theft and possession
of Stolen Property.
St. Albans Police Investigate Burglaries

Burglary on Woods Hollow Road !
Attempted Burglary on Old Stage Road.
Did you see anything Thursday ???
Missing Westford Man Found Safe
Man wanders along 104 through Fairfax !
Police Search for Missing Man
Attention Fairfax Residents !!!!!
Escalating Crime Spree in Franklin County
Rash of Thefts in Northern Vermont
Vehicle Break-Ins in Fairfax !!!!!
Troopers, Joyal Fuels Help Elderly Woman
Armed Robbery at Georgia's ABC Store
Operation Fire Cuffs
Santa Makes Stop at Childrens' Hospital

Fairfax Juvenile Assault was False Report
Woman Arrested in WRJ Armed Robbery

Drive By Shooting Shuts Down Route 105
South Burlington Homeowners Catch Burglar

Vermont Police Step Up Patrols
During the week of November 25th-29th
the Vermont State Police St. Albans barracks
conducted a Safety checkpoint within
Franklin County. An effort was made to
identify vehicle safety issues and defects
on vehicles traveling on local highways.
Officers were also enforcing seatbelt,
child restraint and other motor vehicle
laws during this checkpoint.

Police Chase Ends in I-89 Crash
Vermont State Police Report on Crash

Possible Gunman in Winooski High School

White BMW Stolen in St. Albans
St. Albans Town Voting on Police Coverage

D.U.I. on I-89 at 110 M.P.H. at Exit 7
Please, drive extra safely out there today !
Assault on Rail Trail
Halloween Night Driving
A 13 year old female was crossing VT Route 110
when she was struck by a truck in Washington.
Many were pulled over for speeding in Fairfax.

Drug Take Back Day October 26th

Burglar Caught in Jericho

State Trooper Saves Man's Life

Commotion in St. Albans !!!
City, State and Federal Authorities responded
to Fairfield & Main Streets for a man claiming
to be a terrorist with two backpacks.
All is now clear ! Read More

Guns Found at BFA St. Albans
No State Laws were broken in incident.

Man Taking Breath Test Crashes
Disorderly Conduct on Fletcher Road

Hit & Run on Tabor Hill Road
BOLO Gray pick-up, yellow light on top

Franklin County Sheriff 524-2121
Vermont State Police 524-5993.
Franklin County Sheriff's are patrolling
seven days a week in Fairfax now.

The Fairfax News met with Lt. John Flannigan
of the Vermont State Police in St. Albans.
Honoring Vermont's Top Troopers
You'll be hearing more news about fighting crime.
Protecting Yourself by Fighting Burglaries

Road Rage on Milton Westford Road
2 men arrested for assault at about 8:00am.
New Details in St. Albans Shooting
Road Rage/Deadly Shooting in St. Albans
Police Report of St. Albans Shooting

1.000 Bags of Heroin Busted on I-91
Newport Man on Roof with Rifle Arrested
16 Arrested in Bennington Drug Sweep
Be On the Look Out for a
2010 red Subaru Forester
Vermont plates DAK 316

Call Vermont State Police at 802-254-2382
A 38 year old Fairfax woman was pulled over on
Main Street September 19th and found to be over
1.6% at around 10:20pm. Please, drive safely !
DUI Plows Into Cyclists !

Dozens Arrested in Drug Raids !
Two Fairfax people were picked up !
50 targeted in Drug Sweep !

Troopers & Grocers Help Fight Meth
To Protect and Serve
Special thanks to Vermont State Trooper
John Bruzzi, who was on lunch break Monday
at On the Run, when a call came in to get
to Georgia, but on his way out the door, he
noticed a man in a wheelchair choking.
John, performed the Heimlich, saved a life,
checked everyone's welfare and headed to
Georgia to protect and serve elsewhere.
Unmarked and Unafraid
Be Aware !!! There are at least three unmarked
law enforcement vehicles operating in Fairfax.
We're not talking obvious, unmarked cars.
One is a pretty hot sports car.
Please, drive safely in our little town.

Middlebury Investigates 9/11 Vandalism
Burglary at McGregor's Pharmacy
South Hero pharmacy hit again.
Man Shoots Wife In Legs
Car Crashes Party in Plainfield

Fairfax Man Pleads Not Guilty
A Fairfax man has been arrested for sale of
heroin with death resulting.
The Whale Tails Are Not For Sale !
Someone placed a For Sale sign on them.
A Burlington man hung himself in prison.
Police Search for Toddler's Family !!!

Chase Through Fairfax Thursday Night
A Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy spotted
a vehicle in Enosburgh with a tail light out
and activated his blue lights. The vehisle
failed to stop and took off down Route 105
to Route 104, through Fairfax, into Cambridge
where the chase ended near Route 108.
Violent Home Invasion in Vermont
Police seek three men involved
Gun Rights Questioned in Rutland

70 M.P.H. on Swamp Road ?
Wilkins Road Crash Leads to DUI
Operation Sober Summer netted a high number
of DUI's across the region Saturday night.
A fatal accident in Jericho closed Route 15.
It was re-opened around 5:15 Sunday morning.
A high speed chase on Vermont Route 36
turned into a roll-over on Rugg Road just
after midnight Sunday morning.
VSP clocked a 24 year old at 100+ MPH and
set up a perimeter to trap the driver.
Please, don't drink and drive in Vermont !

Tyler Rheaume Dies in Car Crash
16 year old was in crash Thursday night
Stalker Wanted in Fairfax, Caught in Essex !
A Burlington Police officer has been cited
to appear in Franklin County Court for DUI.

High Speed Chase - No Arrest

Fourth of July Driving Alert !!!
A Fairfax man just got a DUI in Fairfield.
Decriminalization = No Free Pass Driving
Marijuana may have been decriminalized, but
that doesn't give anybody the right to drive
a motor vehicle while high. Drive safely !
Careless & Negligent on Main Street

Meth Lab Busted in St. Albans City
Fairfax's Selectboard discussed the Meth problem
with Vermont State Police and Franklin County
Sheriff's Office at the June 17th meeting.
The Mess Left by Meth Labs
St. Albans Baseball Bat Beating

33 Springfield Drug Dealers Arrested
Murder, Suicide in Peacham, Vermont
Incident at the I-87 Border Crossing

Sheriff Robert Norris was at the Fairfax
Selectboard Meeting on June 17th, along with
Vermont State Police Lt. John Flannigan.
Discussion included meth labs in Vermont,
speeding, burglaries and more.
Stop Teen Alcohol Risk Team
Please drive safely today in Fairfax !
Accident Route 128 & McNall Road
82 M.P.H. on Main Street, Fairfax

Franklin County Drug Raid

St. Albans Teen Pleads Guilty
to fatal DUI crash a year ago

Attempted Burglary in Swanton
A juvenile was inside the house !

One fatality on Vermont roads in Lyndon.
Driver swerved to avoid an animal in the road.
Passenger died at the scene after rolling over.
Friday Night On the Roads of Vermont
Overnight traffic hazards included two moose,
one was hit by a car, a deer on I-89 at the
Milton/Champlain Islands Exit 17, a stolen
School Bus
and a DUI at Fairfax Road and 104.
Other DUI arrests were made around Vermont.
Please, Drive Safely in Franklin County !
Arrest in Vermont Armed Home Invasion

Vandalism at Fletcher Elementary School
Athletic fields were torn up once again !
Call Vermont State Police with info: 524-5993.

DUI & Resisting Arrest on Main Street
DUI at Nan's on Mothers Day
A 52 year old Fletcher man was pulled over at
Nan's Mobil on Route 104 in Fairfax Sunday for
defective equipment and found to be over .08%.

BFA Underground Fuels Tanks Found Open
Vermont State Police responded to BFA Sunday
for underground fuel tank caps being left open.
A visual inspection showed nothing, but Del
Sweat was notified of the situation.
The caps were accidentally left open.

Drug Bust on Shepardson Hollow Road
Charges Filed in Fairfax Fatal Accident
Hinesburg teen dies from ATV crash
Search Scaled Back for Missing Girl
New Details in Enosburgh Crash

Spring is definitely in the air, as you'll see
in the Franklin County Sheriff's Report

Highway Heroes Awards Ceremony Held
Tractor Trailer Accident Snarls Traffic
A tractor trailer accident brought 1-89 traffic
to a standstill near Exit 17 in the southbound
lane of travel this morning.
Please, drive safely in Fairfax.

Toddler Killed in Driveway in Georgia
Soda Bottle Bombs in Vermont
Homeowner Fights Off Intruder
Ammo on Bus - Hazen Locked Down

START Enforcement Planned !

Officer Involved Shooting in Winooski
Got Drugs ???
Safe disposal of expired medications is over.

Armed Robbery in Warren
Armed Robbery in Essex Junction

2 Milton Students Charged with Felonies
Two Milton Students Charged
Milton Student Accused of Threatening Personnel

Cell Phone Held for Ransom
Laser Directed at Incoming Commercial Airliner
Distracted Drivers Causing Crashes !

High Speed Chase in Georgia
VSP Dogs Getting Protective Vests

Major Crash Closes I-91
Accident Shuts Down 105 in Sheldon
Fairfax Man Involved in Sheldon Accident
Lost Child - FOUND

Black Ice Causing Accidents Around Vermont
An 18 wheeler was blocking traffic on Vermont 78
from Swanton to the Lake Champlain Islands.
Route 78 has re-opened to one lane traffic.
Black ice warnings were on in Vermont.

Slow Moose Day Wednesday
An accident on I-91 took out a SLOW MOOSE sign.
January Fairfax Police Blotter
January was not a boring month for activity.
Homeless Man Dies in St. Albans Fire
Police Investigate Violent Home Invasion

Lt. John Flannigan has replaced Lt. Tom Hango
as Barracks Commander for VSP St. Albans.
Thanks, Tom, for helping keep us safe.

Crash on Main Street Fairfax
A 51 year old Cambridge man left the roadway
Wednesday night on Route 104 in Fairfax and
struck a tree. Police arrested the man for
DUI and possession of oxycontin.
Multiple Alburg Burglary Arrests

Police Identify BB Gun Shooters
Alburgh Woman Charged with Welfare Fraud
Union Bank Offers $2,500 Reward !!!

Someone Shooting at Cars on I-89
Former Trooper Going to Prison
Fairfax December Police Blotter (FCSD)
Sheriff's Bust Pot Operation in Montgomery

Two Rifles, Ammo Seized at CVU
Teen Accidentally Shoots, Kills Brother
Attempted Murder at Rutland PD

Christmas Homicide in Newbury, Vermont
Christmas Bomb Threat in St. Albans

Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut
Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all involved.

Justin Bieber - Murder for Hire
Vermont is part of weird, weird story

Police Have Apprehended Jason Cannon
Police Seek Person of Interest (WCAX)
Police Name Burglary Spree Suspect (WPTZ)
Vermont State Police at (802) 524-5993.
Manhunt Near Minor's Called Off
Update & Video from WPTZ Plattsburgh
Monday/Tuesday Police Chase in Fairfax !

Franklin County Deputy Saves Lives !

Thanks to the Vermont State Police troopers who
brought a canine unit to Morning Meeting in the
Elementary School at BFA Fairfax in November.
Angela Baker was one of the troopers.

Child Protective Services Impersonator
Another Armed Robbery in St. Albans

A man has confessed to the killings of Bill and
Lorraine Currier and committed suicide in an
Alaskan prison. Read More

Gunman Holds Up 3 Convenience Stores

From Franklin County Sheriff's Department
On November 26, 2012 Roger Robitaille, suspect
of Champlain Farms assault and robbery, was
released on conditions that he abide by a 24
hour curfew, and not buy, have or drink
alcoholic beverages.
Within hours of Robitailles release,
it was discovered Robitaille was outside
not complying with his curfew.
Buying and consuming alcoholic beverages at
a location not described as his address.
Robitaille was lodged for lack of $10,000
bail awaiting arraignment.
Suspect Arrested in Enosburgh Robbery
Another Armed Robbery in Enosburgh

MISSING CHILD IN SUNDERLAND
FOUND ALIVE AND WELL !!!

Woman tried to push car into river

At about 2:40am Thanksgiving, three Norwich Police
cruisers were found to be on fire in the Police
Department parking lot. Local firefighters
extinguished the blaze. Damage is $100K
with the equipment in the cars.

30 year old Robert Lutz III, of Enosburgh, has
been arrested in the Enosburg Subway robbery.

Armed Robbery at Enosburg Falls Subway

Assault/Robbery at St. Albans Motel

UVM Students Jumps Out Window

Armed Robbery at Enosburg Pharmacy

Good Samaritan Attacked in Robbery Attempt
Attack took place in Richmond, Vermont !

Missing Girl - Fairfax !!!

Nan's Gets Their Man !
Taxi Driver Robber at Gunpoint in Milton

Multiple Burglaries Solved
Georgia Burglary Suspects Caught !

Two Armed Robberies in Burlington Sunday

A 40 year old woman in Derby was arrested on
Sunday for furnishing alcohol to 14 year olds.

Nationwide DWI Crackdown

Person of Interest Apprehended on Hunt Street
Arrest was just before BFA Fairfax let out !
On August 29th, 2012 State Troopers with the
assistance of the United States Border Patrol
and Department of Corrections Field Supervision
Unit officers converged upon - and took into
custody - 33 year-old Gregory Wolcott of Fletcher,
for multiple outstanding warrants.
Wolcott had been wanted by the Department of
Corrections for several counts of Escape from
furlough since May 2012. Additionally, Wolcott
is the primary person of interest in dozens of
burglaries, terrorizing the Champlain Valley
over the past six weeks.
The VSP investigation led law enforcement to
the Lamoille River in Fairfax. Wolcott was
located and converged upon. As law enforcement
attempted to apprehend Wolcott, he attempted
to flee on an ATV. During this desperate attempt,
Wolcott crashed the ATV into a tree and continued
his attempt on foot. This last escape attempt
failed as Troopers located Wolcott on the river
bank along Hunt Street where Wolcott was taken
into custody.
Wolcott was processed at the St. Albans State
Police barracks and currently being held without
bail. Wolcott is expected to be in Franklin
County District court at a later date.

Franklin County Sheriff's Report July

Burlington Man Denies Impersonation
Fake Cops Mug Burlington Man
"Burglars" Redecorate Barton Library

Pion Makes Bail, but is still jailed
Credit Card Breach at Vermont Market

Beef Recall for Vermonters

Vandalism at Fletcher Soccer Fields

Fairfax Fire & Rescue's 2 Employees
by Michelle Monroe - St. Albans Messenger
Fairfax's new firefighter is Dave Raymond.
He started June 4th at the Fairfax Fire House.
Fairfax Rescue is preparing for E-911 signs.
Everyone should have their address displayed.

Fatal Crashes Up in Vermont in 2012
VSP called a Press Conference on Monday.
Please drive safely this holiday season !

Suspect Held in Currier Disappearance
Man is being held in Alaska prison.

Darn Cat

Police Crack 1986 Sarah Hunter Murder

Missing 17 Year Old Girl

Arrests in St. Albans Swimming Pool Death

High Speed Chase Ends in Crash

Franklin County Sheriff's Report

Essex Invasion Press Conference Tuesday

Alleged Armed Intruder Killed in Essex
30 year old intruder from Storrs, Connecticut.
40 year old homeowner has minor injuries.
Blog from VTGrandpa.com regarding incident

Trooper Caught Doctoring Timecard

Two drivers were ticketed Friday at 100+ MPH
on I-89 by mile markers 92 and 93 in two
separate incidents. Please drive safely !

It's Neighborhood Watch Time !!!
Recent burglaries have Fairfax in Neighborhood
Watch mode. Write down suspicious vehicles'
descriptions, license plates and report them
to the Franklin County Sheriff at 524-2121.
Call 911 in case of emergency !!!
Suspicious Vehicles in Fairfax !!!
Burglary on Carroll Hill Road in Fairfax
Story & Comments from WCAX
Suspicious Vehicle in Fairfax ?
Attention Fairfax Residents, Please Read !!!
Protect Your Homes from Burglars !
There was a second break-in in Fairfax on
Wednesday, Read More in Sheriff's Report.

Shooter in St. Albans Caught !!!
Official Police Report - St. Albans PD
Preliminary reports have no injuries in a tenant/
landlord dispute that escalated to a shooting
behind Roadmaster in St. Albans.
It was a 40 year old female shooter.
Police were looking for her and her black BMW
with Tennessee license plates.
Schools were locked down, re-opened when safe.
Read More from WCAX

2 Arrests Made in Local Burglaries
Milton, Underhill, Westford, Cambridge named.
No word if any were in Fairfax or Georgia.

Another trailer stolen in Fairfax !

Man Gets Seven Years in Home Invasion

Police Phone Lines Are Up !!!

Purse Snatchers Have Been Caught
Thieves Grab 92 Year Old's Purse
Purse found at Fairfax Falls !!!
Can you identify the two purse snatchers ?
Purse was stolen from Hannaford's Williston.

Daytime Burglary in Westford

Police Activity on Buck Hollow Road
Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies and the
Vermont State Police converged on a home
off Buck Hollow Road Saturday night after
receiving a 911 call stating that a man was
firing off a weapon at least 20 times inside
his home and going outside to scream obscenities.
Witnesses say the police were heavily armed
in response to the automatic gunfire.
Buck Hollow Road was blocked off briefly.
The 39 year old Fairfax man had just been
served papers ordering him out of the home
from his partner. The man is being held
without bail.
More to come....
Over at Colonial Road Condominiums, police
responded to a dispute and cited one man.
More to come....
It was a busy weekend for law enforcement.
Many DUI tickets were issued around Vermont.
Friday saw a detour on Vermont Route 36, send
traffic speeding through Fairfax's back roads.
Police were busy pulling violators over.

Bakersfield Bandit Breaks Out of Store
Do you charge him with "Breaking & Exiting" ?

Franklin County Sheriff's Report for April

Home Invasion in Cabot !

Pipe Bomb Explosion in Fairfield

Homeowner Shoots 2 in Home Invasion

Public Service Announcement from Sheriff

A Lesson in Being Ready !

Attempted Burglary in Fairfax
White 4-Door sedan with New York tags.

Preliminary Autopsy Results in Cambridge

Burglary Champlain Farms Waitsfield
2:30am, cigarettes taken.
Burglar attempts to burn down house.
Burglary in Shoreham, jewelry taken.
Burglary in Cornwall, jewelry taken.
Several others reported around Vermont.
Unlawful trespass is Richford,
Larceny in Waterbury Center.
Lock your homes and your vehicles !!!

Man Wanted by the Police !

Auto Theft, Fire in Georgia, Milton
Reward for information !

Medication Disposal Saturday

A suspicious package was received at
the Immigration Building in St. Albans
.
Immigration Building was evacuated.
A musical greeting card was in the package.

A 15 year old boy went on a rampage after
his parents shut off his cell phone. He
took a sledgehammer to their residence.
Incident happened in Roxbury, Vermont.

Arrests Made in Weybridge Home Invasion
Scroll to end of blog for Report

Police blocked off an area at Rice High School
in South Burlington on Friday morning.
DEA has made several drug arrests.

Three Firefighters Arrested in Hyde Park

Multiple Vermont Daytime Burglaries

Road Rage in Jeffersonville

Burglary in Addison, Jewelry Stolen

Shooting in Cambridge
Police Identify trooper and victim
A Vermont State Police trooper shot a man
in Cambridge Monday. He died on the way
to the hospital. Read More.
State Police identified the man as
a home-invasion suspect.
Story from Burlington Free Press
Updated Story from WCAX

Have You Seen this Woman ?
St. Albans Police WERE looking for her !
In other Franklin County Police News:
A 51 year old Highgate man was found in his
car, slumped over the steering wheel .442%
Blood Alcohol Content (BAC).
A man on Rugg Road in Fairfield was arrested
for pulling a pistol in a domestic arguement.
A woman hit a bear and a man hit a moose and
Vermont State Police Caught a Crook
in various places around Vermont.

Davis probably died before robberies

2 ATV's, 2 Snowmobiles Stolen

Police Warn Fairfax & Georgia
Non-Violent Criminals Active in Vermont
Fairfax & Georgia have had recent break-ins.
Lots of Break-Ins in Police Reports from all
over Vermont, so please, lock your doors and
windows and protect your valuables.
Report suspicious vehicles to 524-2121.
Police warn of fake UPS drivers

Montgomery Woman Attacked?
The victim in this case has recanted the
allegation below. While the victim did appear
to be physically assaulted, the investigation
is continuing to determine what actually
occurred.
Montgomery Woman Attacked

16 Year Old Girl - Missing from Woodstock
She may have been on facebook.

Shooting in South Burlington

Garage Fire in Milton

Text to 911 Emergency Trial

Evidence Recovered from St. Albans Pool
Body in St. Albans Pool Identified
Body is the wanted "Person of Interest"
More to come on this breaking news.

New York family asks for help
looking for their lost son


Missing Swanton Man is Person of Interest
St. Albans Armed Robber Strikes Again !

Gunman Robs Woman in St. Albans

St. Albans Man Robbed at Gunpoint
Man was exiting his car in his driveway.

Armed Robbery in Swanton

Two Burlington Stabbings in Two Days

Vermonters Wearing Pink for Melissa Jenkins
In Memory of Melissa Jenkins
Melissa Jenkins Memorial Planned

Arrests Made in Jenkins Murder
Snowplow driver Allen Prue, 30, and his
wife Patricia Prue, 33, both of Waterford,
have been charged in connection with the
murder of Melissa Jenkins.
Both pleaded "Not Guilty" in court today.
Police: Couple lured teacher to her death
Allen Prue's mother comments on the crime

It's Melissa and It's Homicide
"It's a brutal day" in St. Johnsbury
Police have identified teacher's body.
St. J. Academy students are making memorials.
Autopsy I.D. Results Confirm
St. Johnsbury, Vermont Mourns
Missing Person becomes Homicide

Theft at Collins-Perley in St. Albans
Caught !!!

Suspicious White Powder at Schools !!!
Schools in five New England states have
received suspicious white powder.
Vermont is not one of them.

Double Fatal Accident on Route 105
Our thoughts and prayers with the families.

Human Skull Found in Danby
Consistent with a young, caucasian female

Stolen Dump Trailer in Fairfax

Busy Afternoon in Bellows Falls
School threat and bank robbery connected?

Steeple Market Break-In
Call Trooper Metayer with any info:
Vermont State Police 524-5993

Worth a read......
Sheriff's December Incident Report

Drug Related Deaths in Vermont in 2011

State Police are seeking your help !

Snowmobile Safety Inspection Goes Wrong

Tractor Supply Attempted Robbery Charges

St. Albans Police Catch Wanted Man

VSP Door Decals Improperly Modified

Sheriff vs. City Police Escalates

St. A. Double Molester Gets 3 Years

Man, 82, killed in snowmobile crash

Milton Drug Bust Nabs 12 People
Six cars were also seized, two from Fairfax

14 Year Old Shoots Self in NH School

Vandals Hit Chittenden County Hard

7 arrested in 5 state burglary ring
60 burglaries happened in Vermont.

House & Senate e-mail Threats
Some members of Vermont's House and Senate
received threatening e-mail scams Wednesday.

Two Men Cited in Fairfax
Snowmobile Theft !!!

Anybody Missing a Snowmachine ?

On and Off the Roads in Vermont
Recently, on Vermont highways....
A Volvo tried to pass a tractor trailer in
Danville and both ended up off the road.
Male, 24, off the slippery road in Concord.
Male, 22, off the icy road in Orleans.
On the Tuesday evening, Troopers from the
State Police barracks in Middlesex responded
to multiple vehicles off the road on I89, from
mm35 in Brookfield, to mm67 in Waterbury.
No one was injured in any of the crashes.
The cause of the crashes was a result of the
operators traveling too fast for the existing
road conditions.
Female, 42, driving stolen car on I-91.
Male, 21, pick-up off the road in Derby Line.
Male, 31, in a red Pontiac ran into a town
tandem plow truck in Concord, Vermont.
Male, 68, fatal in Richford, conditions
were very slippery. More.
Female, 25, processed for DUI in Lunenburg
after car hit ice and went off the road.
Male, 26, DUI & DLS in Sheldon after he was
tailgating and swirved off the road.
Accident lands tractor trailer in river
Fairfax Rescue was called to Westford for
a motor vehicle accident and the Fairfax Fire
Department was called out Tuesday for a
possible kitchen fire on Summit View Drive.

Thursday evening on Main Street in Fairfax
Car vs. Deer - 104 & Nichols Road

Police Seek Johnson Armed Robber

Fire in St. Albans !

Missing Hardwick Man Returns Home
Hardwick police search for missing man

High Speed Chase Through Fairfax

Is Your 911 Street Address Visible ?
IBM helps Fairfax Rescue with Grant.

Peoples United Bank Robbed in Swanton

Hunting Incident - Two Deceased
Hunter shoots friend, then himself.

Home Invasion in Swanton !!!
Elderly man fights off intruder

Vermont State Police received a 911 call
last evening from a 57 year old Georgia man
who stated he wanted to harm himself.
When police responded they caught up to him
on Ballard Road near Bob's Gun Shop with a
cup of vodka in the console.

Swanton Armed Robbery - Photos

November Sheriff's Report for Fairfax

Wanted Person in Georgia !

Red Barn Took Charity Items

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Website
Have a safe and enjoyable day hunting in Fairfax.

95 M.P.H. Passing DMV Director
Director is a big Bullets basketball fan !
Fairfax residents will start noticing an
increased presence of law enforcement on
Main Street for speeders and on back roads
for a string of daytime break-ins.
30MPH on Main Street & Lock-Up Your House !

Fairfax Constable Resigning
Fairfax Constable Josh Langelier has
submitted a Letter of Resignation to
the Fairfax Selectboard effective 10/1.

Manhunt in Addison County
after violent home invasion

Driver Injured by Dropped Debris
At approximately 8:47pm on November 8th, a
large object was dropped from the West Milton
Bridge striking the windshield of a motor
vehicle traveling southbound below on I-89.
The object caused significant damage to the
vehicle and serious injuries to the operator.
Vermont State Police are continuing their
investigation of this incident and ask that
if anyone has any information to contact
Trooper Angela Baker at 878-7111.

Lost German Shepherd in Fairfax

State Police are looking for the owners of
several cameras and video cameras that were
found by means of a search warrant executed
in August, 2011. State Police are asking that
anyone who has fallen victim to the theft of
a digital camera or video camera over
approximately the past 8 months, to please
contact the Derby State Police to identify
and claim the property.

Pill Seekers - Opiates at your disposal
Burlington Free Press story about pills and the
Fairfax Pharmacy's role in a recent bust.

Police Seek Gun Owner (Photo)

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery

In Fairfax, around 2:30am on a Saturday,
someone broke into vehicles on Village View
Road and since they weren't caught, they'll
probably be back, so lock up your cars.
A suspicious vehicle has been reported on
Sam Webb Road, where there was a burglary.

Woman dies robbing Vergennes store

Waitsfield Bank Robbery Saturday !

Police Storm House - Rescue Child

Man Cited for Stalking in Fairfax
On Saturday, the Vermont State Police were
notified of a violation of an Order Against
Stalking which had occurred at a residence
in the town of Fairfax.
The complainant advised that an order was
issued and prohibited Reginald Potvin, age 66,
of Underhill from initiating or maintaining
a presence near the victim.
Potvin had reportedly arrived and remained
outside of the residence of the victim for
a short period of time.
Potvin was located later that evening and
was issued a Citation to Appear in Franklin
Criminal Court October 18th.

Vermont State Police cited a Georgia man
for cultivating marijuana at his house.

Can You ID Bank Robber ?

Migrant Workers Traffic Stop
Press Release & comments on VTGrandpa.com

Daytime Break-In in Fairfax
A home on Sam Webb Road was broken into
on Monday during the day and video games
and more were taken. We'll have more soon.
Another break-in in Fairfax two weeks ago
has been solved by Vermont State Police.

A tailgater caused a traffic accident in
Cambridge Thursday afternoon.
Vermont State Police were recently called
to Colonial Drive in Fairfax when two men
were fighting in the parking lot.
Fairfax Rescue was already tending to the
men who were cited into court.

Armed Man Tries to Take Fire Truck

DUI Checkpoints Catch 94

Shooting in Northeast Kingdom
Gunman tied to three NEK shootings

Women proudly wear the badge
Michelle Monroe, the St. Albans Messenger

Fairfax Has A Drive-By BB Gun Shooter
Franklin County Sheriff's Department responded
to Maple Street and Main Stareet for BB Guns
being used to shoot out car windows. Call:
Franklin County Sheriff 524-2121
Vandals went on a joy ride Friday night in
Fairfax with a BB gun, shooting at cars and
houses on Huntville, Woodward and over on
Ferguson Road. If you saw anything, call
Vermont State Police 524-5993
More on local vandalism
Thefts from vehicles are up and thefts
OF vehicles in Vermont are rising rapidly !
Lock Your Cars !
Vermont State Police and Franklin County
Sheriff's Department are working on this
together.

Bank Robbery in Rutland

A man waved a gun at a Fairfax couple on Route
104A in Fairfax in a road rage incident.
A BB gun vandal has struck on Fletcher Road
and there was a head-on in St. Albans.

Firearm Discharge in Fairfax
A citizen dispute escalated to a firearm
being discharged on Nichols Road in Fairfax
Thursday afternoon as two women argued over
the ownership of a horse at Arcad Stables.
Vermont State Police are still investigating.

Vermont Route 105 in Sheldon between Main St.
and Vermont Route 78 was closed Saturday
night due to a propane leak.

2 Arrested in Attempted Car-Jacking
Triatlete, Security Gurard Foil Robbery
Bob's Gun Shop in Georgia 524-4906

2 Arrested in Violent Home Invasion
Bob's Gun Shop in Georgia 524-4906

Texting Teen Pleads Not Guilty>/a>

18 Milton teens won't face charges
Students were sexting on school computers.
Fairfax students will get computers soon.

Fairfax Rescue responded to the Northwest
Riding Club on Route 104 for a possible
shoulder injury.

Hitchhiker Faces Assault Charges

A stove fire Saturday around the noon hour
brought the Fairfax Fire Department to the
blinking yellow light in downtown Fairfax.
The Fairfax Fire Department responded to
North Fairfax Route 104 at Austin Road for
a bonfire that was reported out of control
on a full moon Friday evening.
Heavy black smoke was being reported.

DUI Reports Around Vermont
On Saturday, two southbound on I-89 and
one northbound on I-91. One in Barton.
On Sunday, one on Route 36, St. Albans.

Automobiles are being reported stolen in
Vermont. Please, lock your cars !

Please pay attention while driving !!!
Texting Driver vs. Pedestrian
In Fairfax, three cars have been almost hit
head-on recently, two on Route 104, one right
in front of Steeple Market. A Franklin County
Deputy witnessed one and got the driver.
I stand corrected: 6 cars have alomst been hit.
Breaking News - 1:23am Friday: A driver was
stopped by State Police after she was observed
driving in the oncoming lane of travel towards
Troopers on Vermont Route 110 in Tunbridge.

Juvenile tied up, beaten during robbery
2 Arrested in Beating !

Hannaford's Attempted Wallet Snatching

Armed & Dangerous in North Vermont

"Suspicious Death" of Celina Cass
Body Found is Celina Cass

Drug Treatment Facility in St. Albans

Car Accident on 128 in Westford
A 39 year old Fairfax woman was arrested
Monday evening around 7:30pm after she lost
control of her car and drove into a ditch
on Route 128 in Westford, Vermont.
The woman was texting while also under
the influence of alcohol.

Westford Market Burglarized

Body Found in Connecticut River
Body found near Celina Cass search site.
The area has been cleared of news cameras
and reporters. N.H. Atty. General was called in.
The body is that of a female.
No identification yet, check back soon.
WCAX has more Breaking News
Missing New Hampshire Girl
$30K offered for information

Manure truck hits St. Albans building
from the Burlington Free Press
Manure truck hits St. Albans building
earlier from WCAX

ATV Crashes on Main Street Fairfax
20 year old gets DUI & C&N, totals Saturn.

Vermont Police Worry About Bath Salts
Parents will want to know about this.

Police report a residence was broken into and
the stolen items include a purple piggy bank
and a package of pull-ups.

I-89 Fatality early Friday morning

Burglaries are up, watch your stuff !
Arbortech Canopy Tours in Cambridge was
hit along with a backhoe and a boat motor
on Route 104A being taken recently.

Down in Essex, a mystery continues....
Missing Essex Couple's Car Found
Police Want Info About Missing Couple's Car
Essex Police Review Videotapes
Police K-9 Units Search Essex Woods
Bank Accounts, Cell Phones Unused
Police Release Sketch of Man

Click It or Ticket News !!!

Franklin County Sheriff's Department has
issued tickets near BFA and the covered bridge.

Fair Worker Killed in Johnson

Bank Robber Gets Six Years

Child drowns at Bolton swimming hole
Family, Burlington Mourn Loss of 12 Year Old

Cross County Car Chase in Vermont
Shots fired, kids in backseat

A man was pulled over in South Burlington
Sunday with his eight and five year olds.
He was three times the legal limit.
More.


Grand Isle Sheriffs "Standing Down"
Vermont State Police will answer calls.
Grand Isle Sheriff found dead
Foul play is not suspected.

Underage Fairfax Party Ends in Crash

Man, child escape fiery crash on I-89.

Car in the Lamoille
At about 6:00am Thursday, a car drove off
of River Road and into the Lamoille River.
Vermont State Police Trooper David Hurwitch
stated "A 2004 Chrysler Town and Country,
red in color was completely submersed in the
Lamoille River"
. A young woman at the
scene stated that she was the driver.
This crash is under investigation.
WCAX has more.

Motorcyclist Killed in Georgia Accident

Emergency Alert Service Mistake

3 Bennington Teens Killed in Crash

Have You Seen A Stolen Rocket ?

Police News
Please, Drive Safely - Drive Defensively
Man Hits 100MPH in 25MPH Zone
Man Has Two Crashes in One Day

Franklin County Underage Drinking Patrols

Sheriff's Weekly Report for Fairfax

Sheriff's Weekly Report for Fairfax

Exit 17 Maplefield's was robbed.
In Morrisonville....
Police Impersonator Warning !
Man pulled over, groped woman in Morrisville
More (including sketch) from WCAX

FOUND
St. Albans Police Seek 3 in Assault

Sheriff's Report for the Week !

Vermont State Police were in Fairfax Sunday
morning and picked up a DUI on River Road at
about 2:25am and a marijuana possession at
about 1:10am on Main Street, Route 104.
Elsewhere in Vermont, a man was arrested after
driving his vehicle over his neighbor's lawn
furniture in a boundary dispute.
A 22 year old was arrested after an incident
on Bailey Hazen Road in Walden, Vermont for
Aggravated Assault with a firearm and Suspicion
of DUI. Road Rage on Bailey Hazen Road ?

At about 9:45pm Friday night, a 26 year old
woman struck and killed a moose in Westford
on Route 128. The woman received minor injuries.

Body of David Driscoll Found
Missing boater was swept over the dam in Milton.
Missing boater's dad never gave up searching

Can you identify this person ?
Photo from inside Fairfax building !
Fairfax Weekly Police Blotter

Sheriff refuses to drop lawsuit
Sheriff v. City has new filing
Franklin County Sheriff Files Lawsuit
St. Albans City Responds to Charges
Sheriff, City P.D. in Legal Showdown

Sheriff's Weekly Report for Fairfax

Fairfax & Sheriff Get Connected
An Introduction to Sheriff Reports
Franklin County Sheriff Report 01/03/11
1/10/11
1/17/11
1/24/11 - Missing
1/31/11


Local Law Enforcement
by Chris Santee

In Case of Emergency, Call 911

If you see something suspicious, contact
Franklin County Sheriff's Department
at 524-2121. Call 911 for all emergencies !

Vermont State Police (St. Albans) 524-5993

Break-Ins in Fairfax & Georgia.
Burglars are approaching homes during daytime
hours in Fairfax and Georgia. If someone is
home, the burglars ask for directions.
If nobody is home, they break in.
If you see anything suspicious, try to get
information. License plates, Make and Model
of automobiles, markings on trucks, clothes
and desription of suspect. Write It Down !
Include time and date and call the Sheriff
at 524-2121 with your information.
Fairfax is being divided into "grids"
and individuals are being responsible for
notifying neighbors of activities. If you
can do a "grid" please call FranklinOne.com
at 849-2758 or 782-0406.

Neighborhood Watch Alert for Franklin-1

Daytime Break-Ins in Fairfax
Please, lock your homes and cars !
Report suspicious vehicle plate numbers.
Get a description, time and location.

During the night of October 21, 2011,
a bright yellow 8 cubic foot wheelbarrow
was stolen from our driveway on Meade Road.
If you know anything about it, we would
like to hear from you. Thanks !
Betty and Gene Nuovo 782-2737.


Currently Updating Here !!!!!!!

A 19 year old man and a 20 year old man,
both from Milton, have been cited to appear
in Franklin County Court to answer to charges
of burglary in an August 20th incident on Rood
Mill Road in Fairfax.
Thanks to Franklin County Sheriff's Department
and the Milton Police Department, great job !



Here's an example of these type crimes:
Police Say Fake Door-to-Door
Salesman Robbed Homes in Vermont


Georgia Teens Caught in Cota Case
Thanks to Trooper Jay Riggen, Nice Work !!!
At about 6:30am, June 1st, there was a daytime
burglary on Cherrierville Road, just north of
Berthiaume Road and south of Brick Church and
Carroll Hill Road. The resident returned home
to find a car in the driveway with his change
jar on the front seat. He entered the house
and found two men with at least one armed.
A scuffle followed and a chase occured down
Cherrierville to Austin Road, west to RT 104
and north to St. Albans. One man was arrested
and another fled. Police searched for a heavy
set man with blue jeans and a black shirt.
He was later apprehended.

Fairfax Break-In from 2008




Older Police News
Police Coverage for Fairfax

Vermont State Police executed a search warrant
on Friday at BFA Fairfax to obtain video from a
fight in the lobby between a 15 and a 16 year
old girl. Both students were cited into court.
A warrant was obtained after school officials
refused to release the video.
More from WCAX - FERPA Website
Discussion of incident on VTGrandpa.com
More from WPTZ - More from Fox 44
WPTZ's story has some comments from FWSU.
Article from the St. Albans Messenger

Heroics at St. Albans Truck Stop Fire

A tractor trailer overturned on Route 15 in
front of Joe's Snack Bar in Jericho early Monday.

Franklin County Drug Raid

A 21 year old Fairfax man was pulled over early
Saturday morning (about 1:00am) for driving 85
miles per hour in a 50MPH zone.
He was clocked at 104/104A and pulled over at the
L-Team Car Wash on Main Street in Fairfax
It's a great day today to stop in for a wash.

FOUND
Essex Woman Wanted in Stabbing

Burglary Main Street Fairfax

Theft of Mail - Fletcher & Fairfield

Fairfax Police Report April 4th-11th

Fairfax burglary investigation yields arrests

A beautiful Sunday in Vermont led to two
motorcycle accidents in Franklin County.
In Sheldon, a husband and wife were riding
when the wife drove off the road.
Although the husband gave CPR, his wife died
Over in Georgia, a man was rushed to Northwest
Medical, where he has potential head injuries
after a motorcycle accident on Ballard Road.

On May 8, Vermont State Police investigated a
complaint concerning a front window of a
residence being shot out with a potato.
The complainant suspected a pneumatic or gas
operated potato gun was used to damage the
window.

Passenger Shoots Himself on I-89

Up in Berkshire police arrested a man who had
thrown a traffic cone at an off-duty St. Albans
Police officer and attacking the car with what
was described as a "screaming war cry".

A 42 year old woman was found shot to death
in Georgia yesterday evening.
Police notified the next of kin.
After an autopsy, it was concluded to be
a suicide, no further information coming.


Traffic Safety Without Borders

100MPH in Fairfax
A 33 year old Jay, Vermont man was clocked at 102
miles per hour on I-89 (were you thinking Main ?)
He refused a breath test and was lodged for lack
of $1,000 bail.

A St. Albans man accidentally shot himself
early Sunday when removing a firearm from
the waistband of his pants.
Burglaries are up all over Vermont with
several incidents of maple sugar thefts.
Watch your sugar houses along with your
homes and valuables. Call 524-2121 if you
see anything suspicious in Franklin-1.
A snowmobile was reported stolen Monday.
Another snowmobiler was in a tragic accident.
Gun pulled in Franklin County Road Rage

Two DUI Women in Same Car

A man was picked up at 3:25pm in Westford
on 128 and it turned out he has 5 DUI's !!!
36 License Suspensions for One Vermont Man
He has been arrested driving again !

"Watch Out for the Other Guy"
A man arrived home in Richford, where Vermont
State Police were executing a search warrant and
was charged with DUI # 4. Elsewhere,
Angry Driver Hits VTrans Worker

Two Year Old Accidentally Shot, Dies

Two DUI's in One Vermont Car

On January 27th & 28th, Tyler Mansfield (27)
passed bad checks on a closed account totaling
$841.90 to J & L Hardware in Fairfax, Vermont.
Vermont State Police have been unable to locate
Mansfield and have submitted an application for
a warrant for the arrest of Mansfield.
Vermont State Police have received information
indicating that Mansfield is still attempting
to pass checks on the closed account in the
Fairfax area.

Sam Webb Road Burglar Caught

Sheriff Report from Georgia, Vermont

Attempted Abduction in St. Albans
White pick-up, two males (30's) sought
Incident happened on LaSalle Street

If you've given car keys and a cell phone
to your child, please watch this Video
Better yet, watch it with your child
.

Angela Baker "Saved by the Belt"

On March 4, at about 11:47pm, Vermont State
Police arrested Shawn St. Pierre (21) of Fairfield,
Vermont for Careless & Negligent Operation on
I-89 north near Exit 17 in Colchester.
St. Pierre was taken into custody for traveling
109 MPH in a posted 65 MPH zone.
St. Pierre was processed at the Williston State
Police Barrack and released on a citation.
Angela Baker was the arresting trooper.

Furnace Repairman Attacked in Vermont

Sheldon slaying remains unsolved
Kenneth Jerome was shot six years ago 07/07.

Fairfax Selectboard Met with Sheriff
Sheriff Robert Norris and Detective Kevin
Bushey addressed Fairfax concerns and made
a presentation on the Franklin County Sheriff
arrests and ticket totals for three years in
Fairfax compared to other agencies.
Some residents had voiced their concerns that
they "never see the Sheriff around".
Franklin County Sheriff's Department patrols
the Town of Fairfax for 40 hours per week.
That's equals out to 24% of the actual hours.
In 2010, they handled 249 of 660 total incidents
which equals out to 38%. Much more coming.
Franklin Sheriff vs. Vermont State Police
Franklin County Sheriff's Report
Look them up on facebook for more information.

Driver Hits St. Albans Police Car
escapes the scene on foot !
Suspect turned himself in to Vermont State
Police today and was cited into court 3/14.

Second Steeple Burglar Arrested
Shane Woodard has been arrested in
connection with the Steeple Market burglary.
Chad Paquette Has Now Been Arrested.

Peoples Trust Robbery Suspects Caught !
44 hours between robbery and arrest.
Thank You Vermont State Police.
Michael Haines has a history in court

Peoples Trust Robber Identified

Vermont State Police are looking for:
35 year old Shane Woodard for questioning in
regards to the Steeple Market break-in.


Steeple Market Break-In
Thieves broke-in at about 3:30am Thursday morning.
Silver mini-van, two youths, if you have info,
call Vermont State Police 524-5993.
Press Release with photos on Henry's site.
Cigarettes were the target.
Vermont State Police are investigating a
forced entry burglary into the Jolly Mart
on Vermont Route 15 in Jericho. The store
was broken into through the front glass
door and an undetermined number of items
were taken. The suspect is believed to be
a male wearing a black hoodie and black
pants. Anyone with information regarding
this burglary is asked to contact the
Vermont State Police in Williston at
878 7111. Sound familiar ???

Retirement to Serve as Restitution
in Hardwick Utility Embezzlement

$1.4M Stolen equals $1,200 per month payback.

His & Hers Drunken Driving Case

Missing 21 Year Old - FOUND
Former star athlete in St. Johnsbury

We had reports of a tractor trailer across
Main Street by Joyal Fuels in Fairfax, but
do not have any police report as of yet.
Reports came in prior to school opening.

Shooting at Mount Mansfield Union
Reports indicate suicide, boys bathroom.
VSP Press Conference was held at 11:00am.

Franklin Sheriff Report - Fairfax

More Franklin-1 Burglary Arrests !
Vermont State Police are so on top of the
situation, they actually had to tell someone
they had been burglarized and their stolen
property had been recovered.
Special thanks to FCSD also !

A 25 year old Fairfax man was cited to appear
in court after test driving an uninsured,
unregistered vehicle with a suspended license
at Nan's Mobil in Fairfax.

Big Fire in Jericho
Five fire departments were on the scene.
Route 15 is closed as of 10:00pm.

Five "Thieves" Charged in Franklin County

A 44 year old St. Albans man, whose family are
no strangers to the Fairfax break-ins, has been
arrested for operating with a criminally sus-
pended license on Main Street in Fairfax.

Fairfax Rescue Had Busy Day

School Bus Accident in Ferrisburgh
A man hit a school bus last night in Ferrisburgh
and was processed for DUI. The bus had 16
passengers, all were transported to FAHC.
Mount Mansfield's hockey team was onboard.

Georgia, Burglary & Arrests
2 more Georgia burglaries solved
Burglaries were at Skunk Hill Road & Kay Drive.

3 Car Crash Closes I-89

New Resource to Fight Crime Locally
Interactive Website - Crime in Franklin-1
Click, hold & drag, explore.

Break-Ins Return to Fairfax
Neighborhood Watch Returns !
You know the drill, folks. Pen & paper,
suspicious cars and people, write 'em down
with the time, car color and details !!!
Call VSP at 524-5993, or call me 782-0406.
Has someone come to your house ?
Daytime burglars tend to knock first and
ask directions, or a lost cat if you answer.
Remember the details, write 'em down after !
Franklin County Sheriff 524-2121.

Home Invasion in Underhill, Vermont

Police Investigating Swanton Home Invasion

The Vermont State Police responded to an
early morning burglary at the American
Legion Hall in Brighton. The subject(s)
entered the residence by force activating
the alarm system. The subject(s) then fled
on foot after sounding the alarm. Anyone
with information concerning this incident
is encouraged to contact the State Police
or the Brighton Police Department.

Rollover Accident in Fairfax
1653 Main Street, please drive safely.
2 occupants are out of the vehicle.
Fairfax Fire & Rescue have responded.
River Rd and Sand Hill Rd in Underhill
are closed due to a propane truck rollover.
Please seek alternate routes and drive
carefully due to weather conditions.

Police Officer Arrested for Burglary

An 18 year old was arrested on burglary charges.
Coins were recovered by Vermont State Police.

A phone tip led to a DUI # 4 arrest in Jericho.
A man was stopped in New Haven for doing 85MPH
in a 50MPH zone on Route 7 at 9:00am Saturday.
He was processed for DUI and ticketed.
A 57 year old Fletcher man was stopped at a
Cambridge Checkpoint and ticketed for DUI/Drugs.
An odd story came in about a shooting in a
car full of people in southern Vermont.
Five people were in a Dodge Neon and the driver
was shot in the lower back and leg area while
traveling in West Rutland. A 35 year old male
passenger was arrested, the driver was a 22 year
old girl. Read More

Hundreds were stopped in Jericho last night !
Franklin County Sheriff's Department responded
to two one vehicle accidents on Main Street in
Fairfax Wednesday (day). A Volvo slid off the
road and crashed into snowbanks, no injuries and
a Volkswagen Jetta slid off by Flanders Road.
No serious injuries reported at either.
Business Fire in St. Albans

Skiers Evacuated from Lift in Vermont
76 More Skiers Rescued in New York !!!
Cable Derails at Sugarloaf Mountain, Maine
Five chairs fell, injuries were reported.

Traffic Accidents Top Vermont News
Three DUI's drove off the road together in
Weybridge and a one year old was taken to
Northwest after being in an accident in St.
Albans while not properly restrained.
Woman Killed by Fleeing Driver
Woman Identified, worked at Dealer.com
Vermont man had 4 DUI's and a license.
House Fire in Jericho

Enosburg Drug Store Robbed

Burglar Caught in the Act in Georgia
Chase follows with crash on Oakland Station Road.
Man linked to multiple burglaries

I-89 is clear after numerous accidents
I don't belive Wednesday's accidents
were alcohol related, but tonight's will be.
I also need to do a break-in warning.
Last night several vehicles were broken into
in Jericho and Underhill.

There was an alcohol related snowmobile
accident up on the Rail Trail in Swanton.
Please drive and snowmobile safely.

A Christmas Miracle
Who likes very happy endings ?

Second Fire in St. Albans in Two Days
A building on Route 105 burned in St. Albans
today just a day after a spectacular blaze
took a beautiful home on Lake Champlain.
Please, take a moment now to check your
home for fire safety. No gloves on heaters.
Are your smoke detector batteries working ?
Have you been watering your Christmas tree ?

Train Derailment - Help Arrives
St. Albans cleans up after accident

Benefits Not Fast Enough
A Fairfax man has been arrested after posting
on facebook: "This message is too anyone who is
friends with the workers at the state building,
tell them to stay home if they don't want to be
in the middle of a riot... if people don't get
their benifits and I find enough people, let's
just say, columbine was nothing.. Hunger, will
make people do crazy things.."
.
Vermonters waiting for aid from WCAX
Vermont delegation seeks heating aid boost.
Vermont hunger growing
Waiting List at COTS Burlington

Mary Pat O'Hagan's body found
On Sunday, October 3rd at approximately 5:30pm,
the Vermont State Police were notified that
human remains were found in a wooded area in
the Town of Wheelock, Vermont.
VSP confirmed it was Mary Hagan.
Vermont State Police are asking anyone who
may have taken video and/or pictures of the
Sheffield Field Days on Labor Day Monday,
September 6th to contact the Vermont State
Police in St. Johnsbury.
It's been over a week in Sheffield, Vermont
FBI Joins Search
Suspicious Circumstances in Missing Woman Case
$5,000 reward offered for information on
Missing People in Vermont

Home Invasion - Intruder Killed

Food City Gun Girl Caught - Confesses
Detectives from the St Albans City Police
Department arrested two subjects in connection
with the aggravated assault that took place in
the city on November 10th on Lake Street,
near Food City.

Low Speed Chase Was Medical
Vermont State Police received several calls
about a swerving car "all over the road" on
I-89 and found a 60 year old Fairfax man having
a diabetic reaction.

Feds Stop Bombing in Oregon !!!
Somali was at tree lighting ceremony !
Feds sold teenager dud explosives !

Franklin County Sheriff's Department has cited
two people at Hannaford's this week for shop-
lifting, but neither had food in their carts.
One man in St. Johnsbury got caught leaving a
grocery store with one cart with $487 of food.

Milton Police Make Two Arrests
Brothers suspected of automobile break-ins

St. Albans Woman Arraigned
An 11 year old boy was rescued Tuesday in
St. Albans and a 34 year old woman has been
charged with sexual assault, kidnapping, and
a host of other charges.
Police and the boy's parents went to the home
where they believed the boy to be, but were
told the boy wasn't there. Police returned and
heard noises coming from the upstairs.
A second 11 year old boy was there also.
article by Leon Thompson St. Albans Messenger
Also in St. Albans, a man returned to his car
in the Food City parking lot and found three
intruders rummaging through his car. After a
brief chase, one pulled a gun and told the man
to "back-off". He did and they escaped.
Police have found a camouflaged colored
Toyota SR5 plate number Vermont FDT 483

River Road Accident in Fairfax
Early Sunday morning - Not weather related.

Fire Shuts Down Milton McDonalds

Be On the Look Out for - Caught !!!
2 Men, Armed & Dangerous, on the run
2 Burlington Armed Robberies
A wallet was lost at Steeple Market
Colchester Accident Leaves Two Dead
Hit & Run on juvenile in St. Albans
Grandson Cleared in Westford
Armed Bank Robbery in Williamstown
Armed Robbery - Milton Monday Morning
Man Dies in Winooski Apartment Fire
Fire Engulfs Winooski Apartment Building
Fire, Evacuations at Burlington Airport
Two dead in Burlington house
Traffic Flagger Killed in Newport
Please drive safely this weekend !

Shooting in Bridport
At about 8:00pm Friday night, Peter Damone
was shot in his backyard in Bridport, Vermont.
He was able to summon his wife, who called 911.
A target shooter from some distance is the
believed shooter. An investigation is ongoing.

A northbound vehicle was clocked on I-89 at
Exit 12 (Williston) at 125 M.P.H.
Please remember to drive defensively and safely.

Markowitz Checks Out Meth Problem
Though Markowitz states we have no coverage late
night, we do, they're dispatched from their homes.
Several live in or around Fairfax and Georgia.

Charges pending in Meth Lab case ?
by Leon Thompson of the St. Albans Messenger
Meth Bust in St. Albans & Georgia
Cleanup begins at Meth Lab

VSP Defuse Altercation in Fairfax
A Vermont State Trooper was in the parking lot
of BFA Fairfax Monday evening talking with
two men who were having a verbal altercation.
One was yelling "He assaulted me and here's a
witness"
while the other was shouting out "you
shouldn't have threatened to shoot me."

After quite some time, they all left separately.
If we receive anything more from Lt. Hango, it
will be posted here asap.

A man fleeing from Williston Police crashed his
Chevy Blazer into a phone pole and died last night.
Name has not been released pending notification.
Williston Police initiated a traffic stop, but
the driver fled, got out of sight of the cruiser
and failed to make a turn, crashing head-on.
Another passenger was transported to the hospital.

There were two tractor trailer accidents Friday
near Swanton, one at Exit 21 and one on Route 78.
At approximately 8:00pm Friday night, troopers
responded to a report of a dispute in Bakersfield.
The accused, David Stanley Smart believed that Blaine
Gordon was someone who had vandalized his prop-
erty, and Smart fired two rounds from a 9mm in
his direction, one striking an ATV within inches
of Gordon.
The two were involved in a physical struggle,
and troopers arrived on scene and took Smart
into custody as he was attempting to leave.

Connecticut Men Deny Assault, Robbery

Tractor Shooting on McNall Road in Fairfax ?
Vermont State Police investigated a "shooting" this
afternoon of a tractor window while the farmer was
mowing on McNall Road in Fairfax.
VSP have determined it was a rock probably kicked
up by the mower. No injuries.

A Franklin County Deputy was injured Sundaqy
in a late night crash
.

House Explosion in Swanton
Fire creates two heroes !

MISSING 14 YEAR OLD FEMALE
Yellow jacket with the word "Pink" on back.
5'5", 125 pounds, red hair, brown eyes.
Blue jeans, white shirt.
Missing from Rutland area, more to come...
Erika Grosso is her name.
CALL Vermont State Police Rutland 802-773-9101
Believed to be a runaway.

Kolibas Sentenced to 22-25 Years

Big Drug Round-Up in Milton

Georgia Kidnapping - False Report
A Georgia girl texted her ex-boyfriend that she had
been kidnapped and was being driven around Georgia's
backroads while she was actually riding around with
another ex-boyfriend. She'll be in court soon.

104 M.P.H. on I-89
Cannonball Run Busted on Vermont Interstate.
A second driver may also be ticketed.
Several Lamborghinis were involved !

Car vs. Moose After Midnight Sunday
On I-89 early Sunday, near the Lamoille River bridge
in the northbound lane, a car struck a moose.
The 19 year old driver was uninjured.

Fairfax Recreation Missing Golden Duck
The Golden Duck, which was outside the Fairfax
Pharmacy is missing ! Have you seen it ???
Please call the Fairfax Pharmacy at 849-2101.
The Golden Duck is awarded each week to the local
business that leads in ticket sales for June's
Annual Fairfax Ducky Race on the Lamoille River.
The Fairfax Pharmacy won the Golden Duck Trophy
awarded last year for the most total sales. HELP !

Young girl killed in tragic bicycle accident

McGregor's Pharmacy in South Hero Robbed Again !

Police Investigate Home Improvement Fraud in Fairfax

Police Have Three Persons of Interest

Police Seek Randy Cummings

FranklinOne.com received a report of a possible
attempted abduction at BFA St. Albans.
Reportedly, a man called the school and said he
was the girl's stepfather and was coming to pick
her up at 1:00pm Friday afternoon.
She called her mother who said he had not called.
WCAX has confirmed on the 6:00 News.

Possible Attempted Abduction in St. Albans

Attempted Kidnapping in Fairfax ?
A 9 year old girl on Stable Road in Fairfax
was approached by a man yesterday around 7:30pm.
He reportedly asked her to come to the car,
but he drove off after she went inside her home.
Small black sedan, Vermont plates.
A separate attempted abduction in Williston was
also reported.

Fatal Swimming Accident

Vermont State Police were on Fletcher Road
for a woman injured in a domestic assault.
Fairfax Rescue responded and transported one.

House Explosion in Vermont

Franklin County man charged with 9th DUI

"Ruff" times in Rutland
Rutland P.D.'s Dog Suspended !

Police Cruiser in 3 Car Accident
A Franklin County Sheriff's Department cruiser was
invloved in a three car accident in Colchester Tuesday.
Read More

Fairfax Rescue and the Vermont State Police
responded to Rood Mill Road for a report of
a woman being thrown from a vehicle Monday.
It sounded like a domestic, no description.
A six year old Fairfax girl found the victim.
She went and told her dad, who called 911.
It appears the car went off the road,
boyfriend and girlfriend got into a dispute
afterwards, she was not pushed out of a car.

Teacher Accused of Hosting Underage Drinking Party

Mother loses unborn twins in accident
Drugged driver can't be charged with homicide

Fairfax Rescue and Vermont State Police
responded to a "car in the water" at Fairfax
Falls this morning. The man was uninjured but
was transported by the police for DWI.
Channels 3 and 44 were there.

Lady Bandit Strikes Again
Another South Burlington store robbed

Fugitive Caught in Georgia

Police looking for fugitive sex offender

Do You Know This Girl ?

Man Is Now In Custody
St. Albans fugitive sought
Man was considered dangerous

Divers recover body from Lake Carmi

Crime Wave Linked to Drugs
""These are desperate people
who will go to extreme measures
in order to get their fix,"
said Chittenden
County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan."

Residents Chase Down Armed Robbery Suspect

Osprey Nest Destroyed, Reward Offered !!

Thieves Steal Returnables !!!

Wienermobile Crashes Into Wisconsin Home

St. Albans Police Get Federal Funding

Police Detonate Pipe Bombs
Neighbor's grill is only damage

Two Teen Vermont Girls Missing
Girls last seen entering Lincoln Continental

Man Arrested for Car Break-Ins

Avoiding Investment Scams
from WCAX

Man with gun robs Zachary's in Milton

Police say 44 year old St. Albans man
beat up his elderly lawnmowing neighbor
.

Police Investigations Shutdown Essex, CVU

Three Women Invade Home in St. Albans

Arrest made Thursday at Fairfax Rec. Path
No motor vehicles are allowed on the path.
A fisherman, not a student at BFA Fairfax,
drove down to the Path instead of parking
in the designated area.
More news on local arrests to come asap.
A couple of burglaries have been solved.

Corner Cupboard Goes Up in Flames
"Sheldon fire is suspicious" says Fire Chief

Alleged Assaults Prompt Manhunt

Bus Crash Injures Four, Closes I-89
I was traveling south on I-89 when,
A VTRANS truck blocked I-89 at Exit 9 and
detoured traffic east on Route 2 to Mont-P.
Route 2 runs right next to I-89 there.
Several police cruisers had lights flashing.
The whole front end of the bus was gone.
Several cars and debris covered about 1/4 mile.

Berlin helicopter crash kills pilot

Vermont low in "texting while driving"

St. Albans conference on
prescription drug abuse draws 75.


Richford & Berkshire Drug Busts

Drugs valued at $ 55,000

Fairfax Recreation Park Vandalism
Some vandals were caught.
They are juveniles and they are very local.
To the best of my knowledge, they stole a
kayak, overturned it and got all wet.
It's really, really cold in the Lamoille.
Authorities have the information.

A Donation Jar for the Vermont Children's Hospital
was stolen from the counter at the Georgia Market
Henry Raymond has some still photos.
A second jar was placed on the counter and
$1,277.51 was raised for the children.
We're still looking for the culprit.

Boy killed in hunting shooting

St. Albans Police name Adult suspects
Three juveniles also suspected in crime spree.

Franklin County Drug Sweep Nets 17

After 5 Years, Maitland Case Still a Mystery

Vehicle Vandalism in Fairfax
from Henry Raymond's website.

Police Officers Shot in Pittsburgh

Hit and Run at Minor's Country Store
Pick up truck was damaged in incident.

Police Seek Help Finding Missing Teen
Essex teen girl missing

Milton Police Seek Vandal Driver

Fairfax Man Arrested for Biting Police Car

Interstate I-89 Re-Opens after six hour shutdown

Multiple Vehicle Wreck on I-89 in Georgia
Two Tractor Trailers Involved !

Information Sought in Snowmobile Theft
Incident occurred on Fletcher Road

Georgia Burglary
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office
is investigating a burglary of a residence in
Georgia, VT which occurred on September
27th, 2008 between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm.
Entry was gained by forcing open a locked
door while the homeowners were away.
Once inside the burglars stole a large amount
of jewelry (Click for Henry's site),
a video camera and other items (Click
to Henry's site).
Anyone who has any information about this
incident is asked to call the Franklin County
Sheriff's Office at 802-524-2121.

We Got Him !!!
Can you identify this thief in Milton ?
He was recognized as being from Winooski.
Special thanks to Winooski Police Department
and Chief Steve McQueen.

Generator, Compressor stolen in Fairfax
from Henry Raymond's website

Attempted Burglary in Milton
from Henry Raymond's website

Fairfax Burglary
There was a daytime break-in in North Fairfax
Tuesday. Please call Vermont State police at
524-5993 if you have any information to share.
Lock your doors, write license plate #'s.
We've been through this before and observation
can be a good weapon in fighting crime.
Burglars tend to knock on doors, ask directions
if you're home, or break-in if you're not.

Arsonists Sought in St. Albans

Shooter Riddles Churches with Bullets
Police seek information in Vermont incident.

Hunting Fatality Conviction
in Supreme Court's hands.

from the St. Albans Messenger

Vandals Strike Holiday Toy Charity

Burglars Target Holy Communion

Guns Stolen from Bob's Gun Shop

Stolen ATV Recovered
Please call Franklin County Sheriff's Department
at 524-2121 if you have any information.

112 M.P.H. on I-89 in Swanton

Vermont State Police Warning !!!

Crime Sweeps Northern Vermont
A burglary has been reported in Westford.
No further details at this time.
Lock your doors, take your keys with you.

Suspect Arrested in North Hero Burglary

VSP: "Economy Leads to Crime Spike"

IRS Warns of Possible e-mail Scam

Police Investigate Guard Assault
at Jericho Firing Range

Jordan Paquette was the guard.

42 Pounds of Ecstasy Confiscated

Police search for jail escapee in Vermont

4 arrested, 1 sought in home invasion

Oxycontin - Audio Slideshow

Bomb threat at St. Albans Police Department

Police Identify High Risk Sex Offender

Suspicious Person in Fairfax

Car stolen in Georgia,
chased through Fairfax


High Speed Chase in Fairfax
Suspicious Person in Franklin-1 ???

Two young men in St. Albans
try out for "America's Dumbest Criminals"
.
What were these guys thinking ???

A woman was clocked at 111 M.P.H. on I-89 and
a car with five passengers rolled over five times,
but overall for the past year on our roads...
2007 - Safe Year on Vermont Highways
Thanks for driving safely in Franklin-1

Nathan White arrested for Steeple Market robbery
from The St. Albans Messenger.
Arrest made in Steeple Market case (WCAX)
Henry Raymond has the suspect's photo.
The alleged culprit spent Christmas in jail.
Thanks to Franklin County Sheriff's Department and
Vermont State Police.
Steeple Market Robbed

Essex Shooter Changing Plea
Suspect rejects Plea Deal
Essex shooter will go to trial this summer.

Fletcher Store Fuel Taken
Woman stopped by Vermont State Police

Bailey Murder Charges Dropped
BFP article with comments

Trio Plead Guilty to Theft
Three young men stole from cancer patient.

Missing Connecticut Girl Found Safe
FranklinOne.com worked with an incredible group
of webmasters throughout New England on this.
Nice job, special thanks to Connecticut Staties.

Missing Connecticut Girl May Be in Franklin County
Megan Roberts, of Connecticut is missing and might be
traveling to Enosburg Falls with a boy named Kenny.
Click Here for More !!!

Weathered Blue Jeans Could Be Maitland Clue

Crime in St. Albans
An article from the St. Albans Messenger
Gang Activity in St. Albans
There was a Public Safety Forum Thursday in the
Historical Museum in St. Albans, Vermont at 7:30pm
in the Bliss Auditorium.
About 200 attended with more turned away
due to a lack of space.

FranklinOne.com thanks the City Police of St. Albans
for keeping us safe when we visit the Rail City.

On Friday, September 14th at 2:20pm, two men parked a
dark green Ford Escort near the covered bridge in Fairfax.
The men, went to Marvin's Gardens on Hunt Street and cut
Marvin and Catherine's tires.
One man is 6', 185 pounds and was wearing a black T-Shirt.
The other is shorter and about 230 pounds with sandy hair.
Anyone with info can anonymously e-mail here.

Information has been received in each of the following
two disturbing stories and both involve young children.
Local authorities have been informed of the details.

Reward Increased - Information Received
An anonymous donor has pledged another $50,
bringing the Reward to $150 for a conviction.
FranklinOne.com has been tipped as to the identity
of the alleged shooter. He is a youth. More to come.
The tipster wished to remain anonymous.
Cat, Shot by Arrow Recovering
Reward offered for conviction of shooter
By the corner of Benny Road and Flecther Road in
Fairfax, on or about July 27th, a long-haired,
cream and grey colored cat was found after it
had been shot by an arrow.
The cat was brought to Tamarac Veterinary Clinic on
Route 128 in Westford and was due to be picked up Friday.
The six to nine month old is now looking for her owner !
Anyone with information, please call 849-2758.
A $150 Reward is offered for a conviction.

No injuries in Fairfax multiple garage fire
Fairfax's Fire Department responded to a garage fire
on Colonial Road in Fairfax at about 1:35pm August 7th.
Young boys were seen at the scene.
Georgia, Milton, St. Albans Town and Cambridge also
provided assistance.
Several garages in the complex were on fire.
Vermont State Police are investigating.
Greg Hartmann stated at the scene after "We've got
a lot of great friends."
Amen, Greg, thanks to all our neighbors !
Monday night there was a call on Cleary Road.
Henry Raymond has photos of the fire on his site.
WCAX has reported officials do not think arson.
In a more recent fire in New York,
Early Morning Blaze Claims Young Boy

Another Phone Scam - Beware
Can you drug test a town ?
Keeping gangs out of Vermont

Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
Arrest made in St. A. shooting
We'll be hearing more about these guys.
Expect a self defense defense from the shooter.
WCAX has video of the "innocent pedestrians".
A 16 year old Berkshire girl in St. A. at 3:30am ???
Parents, do you know where your children are ???
St. Albans shooting byThe St. Albans Messenger
Channel 3 has more.....

Viens Found Guilty
Case was heard in Burlington.
For articles covering the story, click these:
Jury out in Collin Viens trial
Collin Viens trial wrapping up
Defense wants new judge
Viens Re-Trial Underway in Burlington
Collin Viens Re-trial Started 8/6/07
Colin Viens' trial has been moved.

Big Cat Roaming Vermont
Click on lynx for photo (sorry).

Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms (a.k.a. ATF) Raid
Federal agents raided an apartment in Fairfax
at about 7:15am. Three undercover vehicles,
descended on a Main Street apartment with six
federal agents. They were "loaded for bear".

FOUND Thanks to Vermont State Police
Missing Property (not missing anymore)
SDG Speed Mini - looks like a miniature
dirt bike. It stands only 2-3 feet high
and can carry only one rider.

High Speed Chase in Franklin-1
Ends at Blinking Light in Fairfax

At about 3:00pm in Franklin-1 on Tuesday,
there was a high speed chase which started
in Westford, went through Milton to Ballard
Road in Georgia and ended up with police
setting up a road strip on 104 in Fairfax.
Witnesses say there were up to eight
cruisers involved, but FranklinOne.com
has not confirmed this number.

The Fairfax Selectboard met Monday night at 7:00pm.
Fairfax Constable Kevin Campbell has the okay from
the Selectboard to attend Police Academy.
There was a high speed chase through Fairfax
Thursday, May 12th, just after school let out.
The Farifax Constable responded to a disturbance
call and witnessed a driver rapidly driving near students.
The chase began near the covered bridge, went up Hunt
St., south on 104 to the waterfalls, across the bridge,
down River Road to Sheperdson Hollow Road towards
Fletcher Road before being called off.
Thanks to our Constable for protecting our children.
The Selectboard met Monday night and discussed this.
Several residents thanked the Constable.

At 10:30pm Wednesday, April 20th, the window of the front door
at Bob's Gun Shop on Ballard Road in Georgia was broken.
A burglar reached in and unlocked the door, then entered and broke
a gun case. 11 hand guns were stolen.
A witness saw a long, white, older car leaving the scene headed towards Route 7. The vehicle may have returned and headed down Old Stage Road towards Milton.
Police are looking for the white vehicle seen in the area.
Call 524-2121 (Sheriff) with any info.
There have been two arrests and seven of the eleven guns stolen
from Bob's Gun Shop have been recovered.
"This is still an on-going investigation," said Sheriff Robert Norris.
Sheriff Norris was at the Neighborhood Watch meeting May
10th in the Elementary Gym at BFA Fairfax.

A couple of Franklin County Deputies were undercover at the covered bridge in April.
The Deputies were watching for underage smoking.
Several Vermont State Police cruisers were on Maple Street.
The incidents are unrelated.


Sheriff's Corner
by Sheriff Robert W. Norris

Sheriff Robert W. Norris is available at 524-2121.
In an attempt to keep the community informed
with the Sheriff's Office involvement in your area,
the following is being released:
The Sheriff's Corner
Franklin County Sheriff's Department warns you:
Do not call numbers in the 809 area code.
Do not call any advertisements online or in the mail.
It becomes a large addition to your phone bill.

Winter 2006/2007
From Franklin County Sheriff Robert Norris
It has come to the attention of this office that
there are currently at least 2 separate mail scam
operations in our area.
This information has been verified with the
Attorney General's Consumer Fraud division.
Mailings have been received from a company,
reportedly from Las Vegas, known as "MTA"
(or Money Trust Alliance).
Mailings have also been received from a company
called "PRO", again, reportedly from Las Vegas.
These particular mailings were targeted to
elderly persons.
A reminder to all citizens - be suspicious of:
If you receive any mailing requesting you to
send money in order to obtain a monetary prize
or lottery.
If you receive any mailing with no ability to
contact the company by telephone.
Any mailing requesting information regarding
your Social Security Number or Credit Card Numbers.
Any mailing from out of the country.
Any mailing with glaring typographical errors.
And anything telling you that you are a GUARANTEED WINNER.
Citizens may contact the Attorney General's Office,
Consumer Fraud Division @ 1-800-649-2424 or
Mail Preference Service
Attn: Department 5312277
Direct Marketing Account
PO Box 282
Carmel, NY 10512



Daytime Break-Ins
by Chris Santee

Burglars are approaching homes during daytime hours in Fairfax
Fairfax. If someone is home, the burglars ask for directions.
If nobody is home, they break in. Write down suspicious activities and call the Sheriff with your information.


Police News
by Chris Santee

from 2005
Brian Joyce of Channel 3 reported on the July 7th
6:00pm news that there had been a fatal shooting
in Sheldon. Apparently a farm hand had been found
Thursday afternoon around 1:00pm.
Word spread around Fairfax that it was one of ours.
On the 11:00 news, Kate Duffy reported the State
Police had identified Kenneth Jerome, 33,
as the victim.
Mr. Jerome graduated from BFA Fairfax in 1990.
Those who remember him, do so very, very fondly.
A Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, July
13th at the Minor Funeral Home.
Rubber was laid from Milton to Binghamville
in tribute to Kenny's love of Ford Mustangs.
July 7th, 2012 marked seven years since Kenny Jerome
was murdered and still no arrest has been made.
WCAX story with video from 2007

Franklin County Sheriff's Department

Vermont State Police