Tag Archives: Police

Local News
August 22, 2018

Man shoots son through closed door

Staff report

A Goshen man pleaded not guilty on Aug. 20 after police said he shot his son around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. Jeffery Young, 49, of Goshen, is being held without bail and is being charged with second degree murder, aggravated domestic assault…

Police investigate Rutland fire
Local News
July 11, 2018

Police investigate Rutland fire

RUTLAND—Police are investigating a structure fire that occured at 90 Strongs Avenue July 10, resulting in a complete loss.

Police said in a press release that the vacant home, belonging to Paul Arnado, was emitting flames around 2:30 a.m. July 10. Fire investigators later determined…

Local News
July 11, 2018

Former high school teacher dies in lake

Staff report

POULTNEY—A former high school teacher, known for cracking jokes and caring for his students far beyond school, died in a boating accident on Lake St. Catherine last week.

State police pronounced Thomas Flood, 61, of Schenectady, N.Y., drowned after police discovered his body…

Local News
June 6, 2018

Rutland man dies after boat overturns on Lake Bomoseen

By Katy Savage

CASTLETON—A man was pronounced dead after he was found submerged in 5 feet of water in Lake Bomoseen last weekend.

Richard Grimly,  73, of Rutland was pronounced dead around 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27.  Police said Grimly was found…

Letter
May 10, 2018

Marijuana legalization will affect road safety

Dear Editor,

Drivers impaired by opioids, cocaine, marijuana and other drugs pose a threat to every Vermonter and visitor that drive our highways. On July 1, Vermont will become the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Even proponents of legalization acknowledge that driving while high…

Local News
January 24, 2018

Suspect in standoff had a BB gun

By Alan J. Keays/VTDigger

MONTPELIER—State police say that a pistol a man displayed during a standoff, Jan. 16, on a field at Montpelier High School, prompting nine officers to open fire and kill him, was a BB gun.

A day after the shooting, police said…

News Briefs
June 29, 2017

Police stepping up patrols, checkpoints for Independence Day

Local and state law enforcement agencies will be stepping up efforts to stop impaired and dangerous driving during the upcoming holiday weekend. Between June 30 and July 4, the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department and other agencies will conduct sobriety checkpoints focused on catching people who…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Police investigate Mount Holly arson

MOUNT HOLLY—Police are looking for information regarding a fire that was set at a Mount Holly residence last week. On Tuesday, June 6, at 11:00 a.m. a 911 caller reported a fire at 9 Johnson Lane in Mount Holly. Initial reports and witnesses placed the…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Police investigating sexual assault in two towns

By Stephen Seitz

CHESTER—Police in Chester and Ludlow are investigating what may be a series of sexual assaults in those towns, allegedly by a high school student at Green Mountain Union High School.

Asked about this, Ludlow police chief Jeffrey Billings said, “I can’t comment…

News Briefs
June 8, 2017

Red Cross assisting after two-house fire in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD—The American Red Cross responded to a home fire on Church St. in Wallingford Tuesday night, May 30, that displaced two adults and two cats.

Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteers have met with the residents and have ensured everyone has a safe place to sleep and has food,…