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 »

Stepson pleads not guilty to gun charge: Judge orders Kory Lee George held, new search warrant issued in Auclair homicide

Stepson pleads not guilty to gun charge: Judge orders Kory Lee George held, new search warrant issued in Auclair homicide

MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent The stepson of a man intentionally gunned down in a remote section of Hinesburg nine weeks ago will remain behind bars while awaiting trial in federal court for illegal possession of firearms charges – including the gun used in the homicide. Kory Lee George, 31, of Monkton, a five-time convicted felon, pleaded… Read More »

Feelings, memories shared in wake of David Auclair killing: Stepson, longtime friend say Auclair was well-liked in community

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer He is a stepson of Hinesburg shooting victim David Auclair. She is one of Auclair’s longest and closest friends. Both evoked the game of chess to explain their thoughts on the recent arrest of another of Auclair’s stepsons, Kory Lee George. George, 31, was charged on Sept. 4 with possession of… Read More »

UPDATE: Prosecutor — Hinesburg killing “carefully planned and executed”: Kory Lee George arraigned on federal gun charges, possession of murder weapon

MIKE DONOGHUE Correspondent Investigators have their first break in the fatal shooting of David Auclair, 45, of Williston eight weeks ago in Hinesburg with the arrest of his stepson on federal gun charges. Kory Lee George, 31, of Monkton, a five-time convicted felon, was charged Wednesday with illegal possession of a stolen 9-mm Beretta by a… 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 »

Jewelry stolen during burglary in Shelburne

LEE KAHRS The Citizen Shelburne Country Store owners Stephen and Deb Mayfield opened the door to their business the morning of July 26 and immediately saw something amiss. “We opened the store and we saw the jewelry case open and glass on the floor,” Stephen said. For the first time in the 20 years the… 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 »

Neighbor fearful in shooting aftermath

Neighbor fearful in shooting aftermath

STAFF REPORT Neighbors are rattled and one resident has put the Hinesburg Selectboard on notice following a homicide last week. Police have not shared any new information one week after a man was shot to death in a trailhead parking lot in Hinesburg, but the shooting has prompted one resident to call for increased monitoring… Read More »