Vermont Man Wanted for Escape Is Arrested 12 Years Later
Calais, Vt. — Vermont State Police say a family disturbance call yielded the arrest of a man who’d been wanted for 12 years.
The trooper called to the scene of an argument Friday in the town of Calais discovered that 31-year-old Matthew Mitchell had an outstanding warrant.
Trooper Daniel Burrows said Sunday that a routine background check showed Mitchell was wanted for for escape in 2006 from Barre Probation and Parole.
Burrows said no one was charged because of the disturbance, but that Mitchell was taken into custody.
Mitchell was transported to the Northeast Correctional Facility.
He could not be reached on Sunday, and it was not known if he had a lawyer.
Volunteers Plant Nearly 6,000 Trees for Arbor Day
Durham, n.h. — Nearly 6,000 aspen and willow trees were planted by Sunday in honor of Arbor Day at a river preserve in Durham.
More than 100 volunteers contributed to the efforts, which started on Friday with about 60 students from Phillips Exeter Academy. The trees were planted across six