The Vermont Cynic

Press Release: Burlington Police Chief on Student Racial Justice Protests

Brandon Del Pozo, Burlington Police Chief

February 23, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

RECENT CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IN BURLINGTON Last night, a group of approximately one hundred UVM students blocked traffic on Main Street during rush hour. The Burlington Police Department made the decision to allow the protests to continue. Protesters were otherwise highly cooperative and respectful. The protest concluded...

Police chase ends by UVM dorm

Police chase ends by UVM dorm

February 9, 2016

A destructive high-speed chase involving a stolen car came to a stop near Jeanne Mance after collidi...

UVM Medical Center joins effort to lower opiate abuse

Caroline Alkire

January 28, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

In a new initiative to reduce opiate usage, the Burlington Police Department is working with the UVM Medical Center and Mayor Miro Weinberger. All three parties will be working together to increase treatment for opiate users and decrease the amount of crime related to opiate use, according to a Jan. 11 press release from...

Residents protest the KKK

Kelsey Neubauer, Senior Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Church Street lit up as residents, students and workers stood symbolically with two people of color who found Ku Klux Klan fliers on their door Oct. 31. “We are not afraid,” the crowd chanted, led by Vicki Garrison, a Burlington resident who spoke at the rally. Many of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Work...

Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

September 1, 2015

Filed under Crime Log, News

June 12 11:36 p.m. UVM police helped the Burlington police department in responding to a bomb threat made to the UVM campus.Police searched the area for anything unusual or suspicious, but did not find anything. The investigation remains open. August 11 10:02 p.m. A temporary license plate was stolen from a car parked...

Stalker reported on Loomis Street

Stalker reported on Loomis Street

April 1, 2015

UPDATED A man has been stalking young women in downtown Burlington, police said. 34 year old Joseph...

Laptop recovered by students after on-campus chase

Laptop recovered by students after on-campus chase

November 18, 2014

Recent laptop thefts have been a growing concern for UVM students. However, the most recent theft...

‘BPD Brutality’ video goes viral online

Jill Vaglica

November 11, 2014

Filed under News, Vermont

A 54-second video titled “BPD Brutality” was posted to YouTube by senior Cody Weinberger Nov. 2, and has reached more than 69,000 views as of Monday night. The video depicts two officers, identified as Burlington Police Department Officers Ethan Czyzewski and Ryan Rabideau, restraining a man identified as 20-year-old S...

Crime log

Crime log

November 11, 2014

Oct. 28 3:31 p.m. A student’s laptop computer, which had been left unattended for approximately 15 mi...

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