VSP Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Man
The Vermont State Police is requesting assistance in locating 31 year-old Travis Cannon. Police say Mr. Cannon walked away from a West Rutland residence and has not been heard from since. Mr. Cannon was last seen at the Mobil station at the intersection of Route 7 and West Street in the City of Rutland on January 7, 2016. Mr. Cannon has a Mohawk and a tattoo on the side of his head and is likely carrying a black sling style satchel. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, black pants and has a nose piercing.
Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Travis Cannon is asked to contact the Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks at 802-773-9101.
Sunapee Takes On Bullying
Sunapee is taking a step forward in dealing with bullying, a subject that has dominated its school board meetings in recent months. Dr. Malcolm Smith one of the Nation’s leading educators on stopping the cycles of meanness, incivility and violence will be at Sunapee Middle High School today. Smith will meet and talk with students at two assemblies this morning, first with high school students, and then with middle schoolers.
Superintendent Russ Holden said Smith with will meet with administration as well as faculty members and members of the public.
The Parent Community Forum with Dr. Malcolm Smith will be from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Sunapee Middle High School Gym.
Officials Confirm Connell Died in Grafton Fire
NH Fire Officials confirm that the man who died in the Grafton Church fire was 57-year-old John Connell who lived in the building. An autopsy showed that Mr. Connell died from smoke inhalation. Connell purchased the church in 2010 and was involved in a religious tax exemption dispute with the town and owed approximately fourteen thousand dollars in back taxes.
Connell founder the Peaceful Assembly Church, was one of the earliest movers to New Hampshire as part of the Free State project according to Free Keene. The cause of the fire however is still under investigation.
Alice Peck Day Re Vaccinating Over 800 Children
Alice Peck Day (APD) Hospital is offering over 800 children free revaccinations after a problem with refrigeration was discovered. Officials at APD said in a press release that they could not guarantee that all pediatric vaccines given from September 2, 2014, to October 23, 2015 are effective since the vaccines require constant refrigeration within a particular temperature range in order to maintain effectiveness. Hospital officials are offering to revaccinate affected patients at no charge. Further information, including answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), is available at APD’s website (www.alicepeckday.org) or by calling a staff member dedicated to answering questions about this issue at (603) 442-5610. Appointments for revaccination can be scheduled by calling (603) 442-5602.
VT Man Charged with Drug Trafficking
A Marshfield, VT was charged with trafficking heroin after a traffic stop on I-91 in Vernon on Tuesday. Police said they discovered Donald Conn Jr., a passenger in the car had a warrant for his arrest from Washington County Vt. After his arrest, police found 137 bags of heroin on his person. Conn was charged with Possession of Heroin, Trafficking Heroin, Importation of Heroin, and Obstruction of Justice. Conn is lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 bail