Teens plead not guilty to assault, robbery charges

Three of the six teenagers who Shelburne police say were involved in a bungled drug deal that turned into an armed robbery, with one student shot with a pellet gun, have pleaded not guilty to charges of assault and robbery. An eight-page police affidavit outlines how one group of Champlain Valley Union High School students… Read More »

Police: Botched drug deal leads CVU students to court

A half dozen Champlain Valley Union High School students are facing criminal court after a bungled drug deal turned into an armed robbery, with one student shot with a pellet gun, Shelburne Police said. Francis “Frankie” Berard, 17; Kenneth Reynolds, 17; Keeygan Cardinal, 15; all of Shelburne and Lucas St. Cyr, 17, of Hinesburg, have been ordered… Read More »

Police up patrols for holiday safety

The holiday DUI enforcement campaign by local police has begun and runs through Jan. 1. The goal is for officers to have high-visibility patrols and checkpoints to crack down on speeding, distracted and aggressive driving and impaired driving due to drugs and alcohol. Local agencies including Hinesburg and Shelburne police are adding officers to their… Read More »

Charlotte Fire and Rescue Log

Nov. 19 at 10:34 a.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted Shelburne Rescue at a medical call at Wake Robin and took a patient to the hospital. Nov. 19 at 5:59 p.m. Charlotte Fire assisted Shelburne Fire at a call with a house full of smoke on Maeck Farm Road. Nov. 19 at 6:47 p.m. Charlotte Rescue assisted… Read More »

Police on trail of door-to-door burglar

South Burlington Police are looking for help identifying an ax-wielding suspect in a recent chain of break-ins at businesses along Shelburne Road. According to Det. Sean Pope, police were called to check out a burglar alarm at Pauline’s Café at 1834 Shelburne Road at 4:32 a.m. on Nov. 10. Police discovered broken windows where someone… Read More »

Hinesburg Police Log

Nov. 13 at 4:29 p.m. An officer responded to Hawk Lane and transported a resident to University of Vermont Medical Center for evaluation. Nov. 13 at 5:55 p.m. An officer responded to Champlain Valley Union High School for a two-vehicle parking lot crash. Nov. 13 at 9:30 p.m.  An officer responded to Birchwood Drive to… Read More »

Lost ring: Trick or accidental treat?

South Burlington Police are looking for the public’s help to locate a lost diamond wedding ring that may have landed in a trick-or-treater’s bag on Halloween in the Butler Farm neighborhood near Vermont 116. In a press release this weekend, police said a woman who lives in the neighborhood reported the ring lost last week.… Read More »