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Trio of armed robberies leads to attempted murder charge

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The suspect in three armed robberies in Colchester and Essex pleaded not guilty in Chittenden Superior Court on Tuesday to second-degree murder and three counts of assault and robbery with a weapon. David Rosario, 41, was arrested on Sunderland Woods Road in Colchester early Tuesday morning after police say he robbed Maplefields stores on Route…

Police: Woman missing from Niquette Bay camp

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Colchester police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman, according to a press release. Cynthia Whalen, 52, was reported missing Sunday night from a camp on Niquette Bay Road. Police say she wandered from the camp around 11:30 p.m. July 2. Whalen, a 5’8’’ white female with blonde hair and a…

New officer sworn in

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“Zach, we’re excited to have you back,” town manager Dawn Francis said last Friday morning to Zachary Smith, Colchester’s newest police officer. Smith, a former Colchester dispatcher and current rescue member, pledged his oath of office at 9 a.m. Friday, June 23 at a swearing-in ceremony Colchester Police Chief Jennifer Morrison jokingly called “Zach is…

CPD arrests armed robber

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Colchester police arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at two area gas stations on Monday, a press release said. Jacob S. Robbins, 20, of Winooski is accused of armed robberies at two convenience stores on Roosevelt Highway: Maplefields on May 30 and Champlain Farms Shell on June 9, CPD said. Also on…

Morrison first woman to lead Vt. chiefs of police

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Colchester Police Chief Jennifer Morrison made history last Thursday, becoming the first woman to serve as president of the Vermont Association of Chiefs of Police. The organization consists of law enforcement heads from around the state and tackles legislative issues in Montpelier while providing resources, support and camaraderie to its membership, Morrison said. Morrison, who…