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 »

Coin dealer changes lawyer, withdraws guilty plea

Coin dealer changes lawyer, withdraws guilty plea

MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent A South Burlington businessman, who admitted to lewd conduct on a vulnerable elderly woman while on her deathbed at Burlington Health and Rehab last year, has been allowed to withdraw his guilty plea and plans to move forward with a trial in court. Stephen J. Edwards, the longtime owner of Vermont Coins… Read More »

Safety corridors named for summer

The State Highway Safety Office of the Vermont Agency of Transportation has announced the locations of the 2019 “Operation Safety Corridor” that will be the focus of a public awareness campaign now through the end of August. Created by the Agency of Transportation, Vermont State Police and Department of Motor Vehicles in 2017, Operation Safety… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

May 12 2:29 a.m. An officer was called out for a business burglary alarm on Charlotte Road. No problems were found. 3:31 a.m. An officer was called out for an attempted break-in in a business on Route 116 in the Village. Pry marks were found and the lock was damaged. There was no entry to… Read More »

Suspects found in Shelburne backyard after eluding police

Two people have been arrested after leading police on a chase followed by an all-night search by multiple agencies. On May 18 at about 10 p.m., officers of the South Burlington Police Department responded to a report of a possible overdose in the parking lot of the University Mall. Upon arrival the vehicle was no… Read More »

Former Senate candidate charged with domestic assault on her daughter

Former Senate candidate charged with domestic assault on her daughter

ELLIE FRENCH VT Digger A former longshot U.S. Senate candidate has been charged with domestic assault on a vulnerable adult following an incident last week at a Williston store. Folasade Theresa Adeluola was arrested for allegedly attempting to rip her 22-year-old daughter, Doyin Lasaki, from an electric wheelchair and striking her repeatedly before a bystander… Read More »

Whitcomb promoted to commander

Whitcomb promoted to commander

Vermont State Police Director Col. Matthew T. Birmingham has announced that Capt. James Whitcomb has been promoted to major/Field Force Division Commander at headquarters. He assumed sole command of the division effective Monday, April 29.  Whitcomb, who had been Staff Operations Commander has served for more than 20 years in all three of the Vermont… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

April 14 1:15 a.m. An officer was called out for a 911 hang-up with no answer on Patricias Place. The officer was unable to get a response but the residence was secure. Upon returning later, the resident was contacted and there was nothing wrong. April 15 11:50 a.m. An officer responded to North Road to… Read More »

Superior Court judges, including Hoar, retained

ELLIE FRENCH VT Digger All eight Superior Court judges — and one magistrate — up for judicial review this year will retain their positions on the bench for another six-year term. Among that group is Judge Samuel Hoar, who faced scrutiny during the retention process after two female attorneys accused him of sexist, aggressive and condescending behavior… Read More »

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