Tag Archives: Bank Robberies

Bank robbery suspects to be indicted

The Vermont couple accused of a series of bank robberies, including two at TD Bank on Main Street in Granville, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Vermont. John W. Maynard, 30, and Jill M. Ludwig, 30, who were from Castleton, were indicted in the U.S. District Court in Rutland on three counts […]

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Suspects await court

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The two suspects in a series of bank robberies in the region remain in jail as their case makes it was through the first of what could be several legal jurisdictions. Officials with the Rutland District Court in Rutland, Vt. said Jill Ludwig and John Maynard each await further court action following their arraignments Nov. […]

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Making a Federal case of it? No word yet

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Washington County District Attorney Kevin Kortright said the couple arrested in Castleton accused of striking five area banks on both sides of the state border over an eight week period will remain in Vermont custody for some time but their fate afterwards in somewhat murky. Kortright said he had not yet spoken with Federal authorities […]

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Barber’s tip leads to quick arrest

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Roberts is two-for-two     Poultney has a security system on Main Street that doesn’t have a single camera or motion sensor and it’s been in place for 36 years. Barber Jeff Roberts was the man who provided police with the crucial information that led to the capture of Jill Ludwig and John Maynard, both […]

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Drugs fueled robbery spree

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Witness ends robbery spree   In the sudden resolution to a series of cross-border bank robberies, a tip and a routine day on the job combined to result in the arrest of a Vermont couple within an hour of the robbery of a Poultney bank. The call went out to police at 3:10 p.m. Nov. […]

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TD Bank robberies tied to recent Vermont holdups

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Robber tied to two Rutland holdups     Granville Police have discovered a clear connection between a pair of robberies at the Main Street TD Bank branch and two previous bank robberies in Vermont. The investigation of the second robbery in five days solidified the connection, which law enforcement suspected after the first robbery, police […]

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Sentinel exclusive: Eyewitness talks of robbery scene

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“I’ve had enough bank robberies to last a lifetime.” Molly Celani     Little did anyone expect to see the Granville Main Street TD Bank get robbed for a second time in less than a week, certainly not one of the customers conducting business at the counter Saturday morning. Molly Celani said she was at […]

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Investigators explore numerous leads

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The focus of the investigation into what is now a pair of daylight bank robberies in Granville has narrowed to focus on a cross-border connection to at least one particular suspect, police said. Among the numerous leads Granville Police have been following since a woman walked into the Main Street TD Bank on the morning […]

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Arrests made after Poultney robbery

Vermont State Police have arrested two people following a bank robbery in Poultney, Vt., and say they believe they are the same people involved in at least four other local bank robberies, including two last week in Granville. Shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, a woman wearing a black hoodie handed a teller at the Citizens […]

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

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By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]