Man Accused of Creating a False Alarm

NEWBURY, Vt. – Vermont State Police arrested a man accused of creating a false alarm.

Police say Michael Plante, Sr., 54, of Newbury, Vt., called police saying some of his family members were abused, shot at, and held against their will at a residence in Topsham, Vt.

Police investigated and say they found the reports to not be true.

Plante, Sr. is charged with false alarm to agencies of public safety.

He was issued a citation to appear in court at the end of June.

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