St. George couple faces illegal meth lab charges

St. George couple faces illegal meth lab charges

MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent ST. GEORGE – A husband and wife are facing state charges of manufacturing methamphetamines following a raid at their Birch Road home in St. George by state, federal and local authorities, Vermont State Police said. Robert R. Russell Jr. and Deanna M. Russell, both 46, are due in Vermont Superior Court on… Read More »

Woman unhurt after driving car into Lewis Creek

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer When Charlotte Fire and Rescue Deputy Chief Rob Mullin initially heard the call about a car in Lewis Creek at the Quinlan Bridge with entrapment, he pictured a much worse scene than he found. “What we mean by ‘entrapment’ and what civilians mean by ‘entrapment’ is two different things,” Mullin said.… Read More »

Police investigate recent break-ins

The string of area break-ins continues with recent incidents reported at the Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge on Greenbush Road and at a business on Hinesburg Road in Charlotte, according to state police. Troopers from the Williston barracks on Saturday were called to the popular hiking spot around 3 p.m. to investigate two car break-ins.… Read More »

Man faces slew of charges after chase

A Middlebury man is back in prison after allegedly stealing a car and eluding police from several area departments and driving while intoxicated. Just after 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 22, Vermont State Police, Williston Barracks issued a “Be on the look out” alert for a silver pickup truck. According to state police, the pickup truck… Read More »

Green Mountain Power warns customers about phone scam

Green Mountain Power (GMP) is warning customers about a rise in scam calls, after dozens of reports. The scammers are claiming to be from Green Mountain Power and threatening to cut off power within just 30 minutes if they do not receive payment immediately. “We got flooded with calls – customers alerting us and wanting… Read More »

Charlotte Rec officials seek tips on Aug. 5 vandalism

The Charlotte Recreation Department is seeking information about another act of vandalism at the Charlotte Town Beach. Bill Fraser-Harris, chair of the Recreation Commission, said someone cut down the posts and the chains at the gate to the upper parking lot. The damage was discovered on Aug. 5. “I can’t imagine why somebody would do… Read More »

Three home burglaries reported in Charlotte

Vermont State Police are alerting the public about a trio of burglaries that happened Tuesday morning at homes in Charlotte. The incidents happened between 10 a.m. and noon at homes on Prindle Road, Dorset Street and Roscoe Road in East Charlotte, according to Trooper Steve DiGregorio. No one was home during what DiGregorio described as… Read More »

DNA testing argued in Vermont fertility doctor fraud lawsuit

ALAN KEYES VT Digger BURLINGTON — A federal judge is weighing whether a fertility doctor should be forced to submit to saliva DNA testing in a lawsuit brought by a couple who claim he used his own semen to impregnate the woman. Attorneys for the doctor, John Boyd Coates III, argued during a hearing Monday in federal court… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

June 28 11:25 a.m. Officers responded to Buck Hill West for the report of a residential alarm. Alarm was determined to be accidental. 11:54 a.m. An officer responded to Rogers Way to take a report of a verbal dispute. 5:45 p.m.  An officer responded to the area of Richmond Road between North Road and Magee Hill… Read More »

Woman cited for DUI, texting while driving

Vermont State Police say a Jeffersonville woman was drunk and texting when she drove off the road in Charlotte, Saturday evening. Zancy VonHooks, 59, was uninjured in the crash just before 8 p.m. along Church Hill Road near the intersection with Hinesburg Road, according to a police news release. She was wearing a seatbelt and… Read More »

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