In an appearance on “The Morning Drive” radio program Wednesday, Gov. Phil Scott addressed a series of topics ranging from rising crime and homelessness to the results of last week’s primary election.
“The suspect in this case has now had more than 100 police involvements,” said acting Chief of Police Jon Murad. “Even before this morning’s spate of vandalisms, he had accumulated more than a dozen police involvements since June 1st, more than half of which involved arrest or referrals to alternative justice.”
We’ve been charting the Democrat decline of Burlington, Vermont, for a few years, and it is swirling the bowl as predicted. Property crime has been rising, and now gun crime is becoming a problem, but the local police department lacks resources. Can you guess why?
The Burlington Police on Monday responded to an incident in which a former University of Vermont student shot and killed a current UVM student and seriously wounded another victim before turning the gun on himself.
The homicide victim in the Thursday, July 7 shooting in Burlington was Hussein Mubarak, 21, a Burlington resident and convicted drug dealer.
A Burlington-based post on a national website urges readers to “gather your friends, pick up heavy rocks, and learn the skill of accelerant bartending” — an apparent reference to committing arson.
In this week’s headlines the Burlington Police Department may have a new group looking for alleged racial disparities in its policing. Also, Vermonters reacted strongly to the SCOTUS abortion ruling, and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., suggests kids should have access to transgender therapy.
At the Police Commission’s meeting Tuesday evening in Burlington, acting Police Chief Jon Murad focused on the city’s latest reshuffling of staff to address rising crime in the city while dealing with officer shortages.
Our 3-year-old granddaughter picked up a used needle and mistakenly poked a family member with it. Because of the “unknown,” the family member needed to undergo blood tests and now needs to take antiviral meds for a month’s time.
Karlyn Borysenko, a writer, psychologist and YouTube show host, is on a mission to shine a light on woke “grooming” in public schools, which she says has come to the Green Mountain State by way of the Burlington School District.
Former United States Attorney Christina Nolan has received endorsements from two police associations as Vermont’s largest city continues to see shootings on a regular basis.
The overworked and understaffed Burlington Police Department luckily didn’t see any new shootings this weekend, but police did have to track down stolen vehicles Thursday evening.