Police: toddler dies after drunk father loses him in brook fleeing early morning crash

Massachusetts State Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old toddler after a crash early Saturday morning.

According to authorities in Clarksburg, Mass., the toddler died as his father, Darel A. Galorenzo, of Readsboro, Vermont, lost him in a brook while fleeing from the scene of an early morning crash. Rescue workers pulled the boy from the brook where he was later pronounced dead.

Galorenzo was arrested by state police and determined to have been driving under the influence, according to authorities. He has been charged with operating under the influence and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

More charges are anticipated, according to state police. The investigation is ongoing.

Store worker threatens customers, coworkers with knife – A Fairfax teen has been arrested after threatening customers and coworkers with a knife at the Steeple Market in Fairfax, Vermont State Police say.

Andrew Tippy, 18, was charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, aggravated disorderly conduct, criminal threatening, and retail theft following the incident that took place April 8.

According to the Vermont State Police, Tippy, an employee of Steeple Market, was shouting profanities and threats while brandishing a knife. He was ultimately arrested and ordered held without bail at Northwest State Correctional Center. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Vermont Superior Court โ€“ Franklin Criminal Division on Monday.

114 MPH in Fairfax – An 18-year-old man from Essex was arrested following an incident in Fairfax Sunday, April 9.

Police say they were conducting speed enforcement on I-89 north at around 6:45 p.m. The speed limit on this section of Interstate 89 is 65 miles-per-hour.

Police say they observed a vehicle traveling 114 miles-per-hour, which is 49 miles-per-hour above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was stopped without incident and the driver was identified as Nick Morgan.

It was found that Morgan had an active warrant for his arrest out of Chittenden County as well as operating under civil suspension. He was issued a VCVC for driving with a suspended license and was issued a citation to appear in court for the offense of negligent operation as well.

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  1. Darwin Award Winners. We seem to enjoy collecting them for the heck of it these days. Previously, the draft took care of that somewhat.