On October 25, 2018, Lebanon Police responded to a local restaurant for a report of a theft where more than $1,000 in cash had been stolen from the business. After an investigation, Blake Manning, age 28 of Fairlee, VT, was identified as a person of interest in the internal theft.
On December 27, 2018, Manning was arrested by Lebanon Police Detectives. Manning was charged with Theft by Unauthorized Taking, a Class B Felony. He was subsequently released on $1,000 Personal Recognizance bail with a court date of January 7, 2019, at the Grafton County Superior Court.
Authorized by: Chief Richard R. Mello