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Bennington Police Chief dies unexpectedly

Posted: 1:22 PM, Aug 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-08 18:49:29Z

Bennington Police Chief Les Johnson died unexpectedly Tuesday night, according to a release from the mayor's office. 

Johnson began with the Bennington Police Department as a part-time officer in 1992 and has been the Chief since 2004. 

The flags in Bennington will be at half-staff to honor him. 

Johnson was recovering from a fall he had while working on his home in June, he was 51-years-old.