Teen arrested for threatening high school / Suspicious Swanton death / 120 MPH chase, crash

Police say an 18-year-old from Stannard has been arrested for making threats against the Lamoille Union School in Hyde Park.

At 6 p.m. on Monday, the Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department School Resource Officer, along with Lamoille Union campus administration, say they became aware of credible threats made against the Lamoille Union School.

Deputies immediately began an investigation into the threats that had been made through the social media platform Instagram.

As a result of the investigation, deputies identified a suspect and made an arrest today.

Police say Omarion Travis was arrested and will be arraigned on March 30 on the charges of disorderly conduct by electronic device, false public alarms, and criminal threatening.

Suspicious death in Swanton – The Vermont State Police is investigating a suspicious death reported early Wednesday morning, Feb. 2 in Swanton.

Police were notified at about 4:35 a.m. that an adult man was deceased inside a home at 45 First St. in Swanton. First responders located the victim deceased at the scene. Preliminary investigation indicates this was not a random incident. No one is in custody.

The Vermont State Police investigation is in its earliest stages and includes members of the Major Crime Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Crime Scene Search Team, Victim Services Unit and Field Force Division. The Swanton Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol also responded.

State police will release the name of the victim following notification of next of kin and further investigation. The body of the deceased man will be brought to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the Vermont State Police in St. Albans at 802-524-5993. Tips also may be submitted online anonymously at

120 MPH, crash – A 20-year-old man from St. Albans was arrested following a crash in Georgia early this morning. The single-vehicle crash took place on Ethan Allen Highway at around 1:00 a.m.

The driver was identified as Jordan Therrien. According to the report, Therrien was operating the vehicle with a criminally suspended license and was in a violation of his conditions of release by operating a vehicle without a valid license.

Police also found that Therrien was traveling approximately 120 miles-per-hour, prior to the crash. Police also say he was intoxicated. He was cited to appear in court.

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