ARLINGTON -- State police said a large amount of jewelry was stolen from the home of an 84-year-old woman sometime between 3 p.m. on Jan. 16 and 9 a.m. on Jan. 18. The home was on Old Mill Road and belongs to Phyllis Allen, police said.

Anyone with information on the break-in is asked to contact Trooper Dave Ferencik at 802-442-5421. Information can also be passed to police anonymously through or by sending a text message to 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword " VTIPS" followed by the tip itself.

-- Keith Whitcomb Jr.; Bennington Banner