Tag Archive for Colchester police

Excavator ruptures propane tank

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Marble Island Road was closed Tuesday after an excavator in Colchester ruptured a 1,000-pound propane tank. A Colchester Police Department press release said CPD and Colchester Rescue assisted crews from Malletts Bay Fire, Colchester Center Volunteer Fire Company, Winooski Fire and Burlington Fire Department. Residents in the immediate area were evacuated, and fire crews were…

Woman cited with DUI outside school

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A Colchester woman was arrested for driving under the influence and cruelty to children outside the Malletts Bay School early Tuesday morning, police said in a press release. Colchester Police responded to a report of a possibly intoxicated driver around 8:30 a.m. on June 13. They identified the driver as Rebecca Rich, 44, and found…

Police investigate St. Mike’s break-in

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Break-ins occurred at several independent offices at St. Michael’s College earlier this week, according to a press release from Colchester Police. The office building located at 123 Ethan Allen Ave., also known as the old Dupont Hall of St. Michael’s College, occurred during the overnight hours of June 11 and early morning hours of June…

Vehicle catches fire on I-89

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Police say a car caught fire on Monday afternoon while traveling southbound on Interstate-89 in Colchester. Vermont State Police troopers responded to the scene and found the 1999 Toyota Camry fully engulfed in fire, according to a press release. The operator, 31-year-old Lemi B. Joyner of Northfield, was able to exit the vehicle. Troopers say…

Pinking out the PD

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A local Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team got an early fundraising boost last week after receiving a $2,300 donation from the Colchester Police Department. The PD raised the funds through the sale of more than 270 limited edition pink patches, each designed to mirror the emblems that decorate officers’ own uniforms. Outside the police…

Judge to weigh ‘revenge porn’ case dismissal

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A Superior Court judge heard arguments Monday on a motion to dismiss a case based on Vermont’s so-called revenge porn law. Judge Dennis Pearson will also consider suppressing statements the defendant, 57-year-old Patrick Liebrecht of Colchester, made to police. Liebrecht says the investigating officer didn’t read his Miranda rights during interrogation. A former candidate for…