Lebanon PD Seek Help with ID
The Lebanon Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who took over $1,700 worth of electronics from Kohl’s Department store in West Lebanon. Police said the incident happened on October 29th but not discovered until later when employees discovered the theft on video. The male suspect concealed the merchandise in a black backpack and then left the store. A photo of the male suspect is on the WNTK’s Facebook and web page. Anyone with information should call the Lebanon Police Department at 603-448-1212 or submit an anonymous crime tip at LebanonNH.gov/CLUE or by calling 603-448-CLUE (2583).
Winchester NH Man Killed in I-91 Ascutney Accident
A Winchester NH man was killed in a single car accident on I-91 south in Ascutney VT yesterday afternoon. Vermont State Police said 31-year-old Michael Calder was driving south on I-91 in the passing lane when he gradually traveled to the left, leaving the road before colliding with a guardrail and down an embankment. Calder was taken to Ascutney Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Members of the Ascutney and Springfield Fire Departments assisted Vermont State Police at the scene. This crash remains under investigation.
VSP Seize 154 Bags of Heroin During Traffic Stop
Vermont State Police seized 154 bags of heroin from a car after a motor vehicle stop on I-91 shortly before 1:00 AM on Tuesday. Police said they stopped the vehicle for speeding in Westminster and during the investigation discovered the driver Aaron L Gobin of Hartland VT had an extraditable arrest warrant from NH. Further, into the investigation, it was discovered that Gobin and his passenger Dylan T. Avery of Barre VT were in possession of heroin. Officers seized 154 bags of heroin from the vehicle. Both men were arrested and ordered held at the Southern State Correctional Facility. Gobin was charged with Possession of Heroin, Importation of Heroin and being a fugitive from justice, and Avery was charged with Possession of Heroin, Importation of Heroin. Both will be arraigned on Nov. 24th at the Windham County Criminal Court to answer the charges.
NH Victims of Scams Using Western Union May Be Compensated
NH Attorney General, Gordon J. MacDonald announced yesterday that NH residents who used Western Union to wire money for a scam may apply for compensation. The compensation is a $586 million dollar fund administered by the Department of Justice’s Victim Asset Recovery Program. The fund is related to NH and 49 other States, the District of Columbia and Western Union settlement announced in January.
If you do not receive a claim form in the mail but believe you, may have an eligible claim, please visit http://www.westernunionremission.com or call 1-844-319-2124 for more information on how to file a claim. All claims forms must be mailed back to the settlement administrator by February 12, 2018.