Vermont Business Magazine Vermont State Police and other law enforcement are investigating after receiving multiple reports of explosive devices or suspicious objects in and around college campuses in Vermont on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

No devices were found and the threats all seem unfounded.

Threats have been reported in more than seven locations in the state. The nature and patterns of these threats mimic similar cases reported across the country since late June, including earlier this week in New Hampshire. The FBI is involved in the investigation and is working with local law enforcement and the intelligence community.

The Vermont State Police Bomb Squad is aware of these threats and has consulted with first responders across the state.

Anyone receiving a call of this nature is encouraged to:

  • Record the call.
  • Gather all the information (phone number, VOIP, IP addresses).
  • Write down a description of the characteristics of the caller, such as tone of voice, accent, etc.
  • Document exactly what the caller is saying.
  • Report the threat to local law enforcement.

Anyone with information that may be helpful in this investigation is encouraged to call the Vermont State Police in Williston at 802-878-7111 or provide anonymous advice online at http://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.

No other details are currently available.

WATERBURY, Vt. (Wednesday, August 3, 2022) — Vermont State Police