Police catch burglar red-handed

A Middletown Springs man was due in court on Monday, July 31 to answer to a burglary charge.

Phillips was apprehended when police received a tip of a burglary in progress on Dayton Road in Middletown Springs at around 3 a.m. on July 30. On arriving, police found Phillips, who did not have permission to be on the property, attempting to load items from the house. He was arrested, processed at the Castleton Police Department, and lodged at Marble Valley Correction Center pending a hearing at Vermont Superior Court Criminal Division.

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