West Fairlee VT Man Faces Charges
A West Fairlee VT man was charged with disorderly conduct and unlawful mischief after he pushed a man through a window of B&B Market on Thursday. Police say Jason Cilley 35 confronted 43-year-old Rick Towle also of West Fairlee and pushed him through the window. Police also discovered that Cilley had slashed two of Towle’s tires. Cilley was released with a citation to answer the charges on June 22, at Orange County Superior Court.
Escaped Prisoners Returned
Two convicts are back at the Men’s State Prison in Concord after they escaped on Saturday night. Police say multiple law enforcement agencies in NH an VT aided in the search for Jonathan Ellinger 46 and Dale Clark 43 who stole a truck after escaping the facility about 9:30 pm, Saturday. The men were apprehended on Sunday in West Chesterfield NH before crossing the VT border. Anyone with further information regarding the investigation should to contact Trooper Sloper at (603)271-0428 or Investigator Heidi Larame (603)271-2557
Newport Fire-EMS Had Busy Weekend
Newport Fire –EMS were busy with this weekend attending to fires on Saturday and Sunday. Newport responded to a 1st alarm fire shortly before 6:30 pm on Saturday at Foster’s Professional Painting just steps from the Newport/Claremont line on the John Stark Highway. The commercial building had smoke and fire coming from the front bay doors upon firefighters’ arrival. Mutual companies from Claremont, Sunapee, Ascutney, Croydon, and Goshen were called for help with supplying water. Eversource was called to disconnect power to facility. The fire was deemed under control just before 7:30 pm. The building received substantial damage. Newport Fire-EMS and Newport Police Department found the cause to be Electrical after an investigation. If anyone has, further information and/or questions contact Fire Chief Wayne Conroy at 863-1416
On Sunday, Newport Fire-EMS responded to residential fire just after 6:30 pm at 3 Golf Club Rd. A 1st Alarm was called when firefighters saw smoke showing from the front door of the single-family residence. The crew found the basement fire starting into the first floor but was able to keep the damage minimal. The fire was under control about 6:50 pm. Sunapee Engine and Lempster Ladder provided coverage for Newport.
Hiker Rescued From Mt. Sunapee
A lone woman hiker was rescued off Mt. Sunapee in Newbury on Sunday afternoon. Just before 1:00 pm, Allison Fredericks 46 of Peterborough called 911. The 46-year old woman was few hours into a three day hike and was on the Sunapee-Monadnock Greenway trail when she injured her leg.. Fish and Game conservation officers and a volunteer search and rescue team rushed to the mountain.
Goshen and Lempster Fire Departments set up the staging area.
Newbury Fire and Rescue, Upper Valley Wilderness Search and Rescue, and Conservation Officers from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department responded. Mrs. Fredericks was carried out via the Lake Solitude Trail without event and transported to receive medical attention. Rescue crews used the hiker’s GPS coordinates to find her on the trail. Conservation officers said the experienced hiker was well prepared with the proper gear and this shows everyone needs to be careful while hiking.