Mon 03-MAR-2014 Early A.M. News Script
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Fair Haven Police are investigating an attempted abduction. Police say around 1:45 this afternoon two girls were standing at the intersection of West and This-A-Way Streets when a blue pickup stopped near them. Police say a man got out of the truck and grabbed one of the girls by her clothing. She was able to break free and they both ran to a nearby home. The male is described as in his 60's with grey hair, wearing glasses, 5-6 to 5-10 with a medium build and scruffy face. He was wearing a plaid shirt. Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Fair Haven Police Department.
The new City Place government offices in Downtown Barre will open in a few weeks. The building is expected to staff more than 400 people -- nearly half of them will be with the Education Department-- which is merging its Montpelier and Berlin offices. Half the storefront space will likely go to a still un-named restaurant. Parking spaces are still a top priority with even the mayor offering to help people find spots on opening day. Official move in day -- is set for March 17.
The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles is launching a new online tutorial to help drivers prepare for their learner's permit. The new website will teach the rules of the road - and will be available on mobile devices and tablets. The DMV launched a similar website back in 2010, but it wasn't compatible with mobile devices. Residents will have until April first to complete tutorials they started on the old version before it shuts down.
A New York man has been arrested on multiple charges after police say he overdrove -- tortured -- injured -- and didn't properly feed his cows. Police say Friday morning, they went to 57-year-old Gerald Guay's property and seized more than 30 cattle. They say that the cows had been denied proper care and were living in inhumane conditions. Investigators tell us that they found five dead cows -- and three others had to be put down because they were in such bad shape.
K9 teams in our region are being honored by Vermont Police Canine Association. it's a chance to highlight the hard work these teams do every day -- chasing down fugitives, searching for lost people and sniffing out drugs. They serve in local police departments -- all the way up to state police. Congratuations to Burlington Police Officer Trent Martin and his Canine Capone for being named k9 team of the year.
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