Three Injured in VT Accident
VSP PatchThree people were sent to Springfield Hospital after a two-car collision on Rt. 11 in Peru VT on Sunday afternoon. Police say the accident happened at the intersection of Route 11 and South Road after Ethan McGovern 24 of Johnson, VT failed to stop at the stop sign. McGovern’s 2014 Chevrolet Cruz was struck by Karl Schubert 64 of Landgrove, VT driving a 2015 Porsche Cayenne.
McGovern’s vehicle sustained heavy damage to the right front and rear doors. Schubert’s vehicle sustained heavy damage to the front end.
A passenger in Schubert’s vehicle, Pala Mostoller 62 was taken to Springfield Hospital by ambulance for possible broken ribs. McGovern and Brown, a passenger in McGovern’s vehicle, were transported to Springfield Hospital by private car. McGovern was issued a ticket for failing to yield at a stop sign.

Martin Surrenders to Vermont State Police
Just after 3:00 am on Sunday Matthew Martin, 31, surrendered himself to the Vermont State Police without incident. The US Marshall’s Office in NH named Martin as the fugitive of the week on December 23, for several armed robberies in VT and NH. Martin is suspected of armed robbery of Heritage Credit Union in Ludlow VT on Dec. 21. Officers of the Weathersfield Police Department assisted the Vermont State Police.

November Fugitive of the Month Arrested
A US Marshall’s November Fugitive of the Week was arrested early Thursday morning in Franklin. Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Franklin NH arrested 37 year-old Angela Kulacz, who was wanted on an outstanding Belknap County arrest warrant since August 31, 2015. Ms. Kulacz was on probation because of a conviction for being an accomplice to armed robbery. The arrest warrant alleges that Kulacz was in violation of her conditions of probation by a Belknap County Superior Court Judge. Several tips came in over the past 3 weeks and the tips led to an apartment on South Main Street in Franklin where Kulacz was located and arrested without incident

Lebanon Names Parent of the Year Essay Winners
Lebanon Parks and Recreations announced the winners of their Parent of the Year Essay.
Grades 1 – 2 the winner is Henry Souza, Grades 3 – 4 the winner is Caroline Horak, Grades 5 – 6 the winner is Isabella Hyser.

17 Year Old Facing Multiple Charges
A 17 year old is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop earlier this month by Springfield VT Police. Police say they stopped the vehicle for defective equipment at 2:00 am on Dec.14, 2015. During the stop, the officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and saw a firearm in the passenger area.
A search of the vehicle located approximately a half pound of Marijuana and a Glock Handgun, as well as other paraphernalia and alcohol. The male juvenile was cited for the alleged offenses of Felony Possession of Marijuana, Carrying a Deadly Weapon while Committing a Felony and a Minor in Possession of Alcohol. The juvenile is due in Windsor County Criminal Court of January 26, 2016 to answer the charges.

Scam Warning
The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a telephone scam involving a man posing as a U.S. Marshal. The man reportedly identifies himself as a U.S. Marshal while calling victims to advise that he or she has missed federal grand jury but can avoid arrest by paying a fine immediately. The U.S. Marshals Service is a federal law enforcement agency and does not seek payment of fines or fees via the telephone for individuals.