Tag Archives: Vermont State Police

Investigation of Attempted Murder and Homicide in Danby, Vt.

A 2003 Granville graduate and former Granville resident was killed during an incident in Danby, Vt., on Sunday. After investigating, Vermont State Police learned that 28-year-old Aaron Allen, of Hudson Falls, arrived at the residence of his ex-girlfriend early Sunday morning, where he attacked and stabbed the 22-year-old woman multiple times, according to a press […]

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East Poultney man acccused of killing adoptive mother

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                    An East Poultney man has been accused of killing his adoptive mother. Roderick Geronimo, 49, was arrested Monday for second-degree murder in connection with the death of Gertrude Alwardt, 79, also of East Poultney, Vt. At approximately 12:23 p.m. on Monday, police received a 911 […]

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GMC spend night on mountain

A small group of students from Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt. spent an unplanned night in the woods just outside of Granville in Pawlet, Vt. Nov. 10 after becoming separated from a class outing. The three students were reported missing about 3 p.m. An afternoon search Nov. 10 failed to locate the students. The […]

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Police walk fine line during investigation

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What to release, when, always a challenge, police say From the start, immediately after the first bank robbery in recent memory in Granville, police developed leads they did not disclose to the public, but shared with other law enforcement agencies. When a female suspect, later identified at Jill Ludwig of Castleton, presented a note to […]

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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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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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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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Police search for suspect after morning robbery

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  Granville Police met with Vermont State Police Wednesday to discuss leads and possible connections to recent Vermont robberies after the TD Bank on Main Street was robbed by a woman Tuesday morning. Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett Jr. said the department was following up several leads in the case Wednesday.  Several law enforcement agencies […]

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One killed in Saturday Blaze

Two men speak near the ruins of Dutchie's General Store in West Pawlet, Monday morning. A fire in the early morning hours of Saturday destroyed the store and claimed the life on one man. Fire officials say the blaze is not suspicious.

Despite a quick response by local firefighters, an early-morning fire in West Pawlet, Vt ., killed one man and destroyed two buildings, including a long-time neighborhood grocery, on March 26. The owners of Dutchie’s General Store of West Pawlet, Vt., Eric Swanson and Will Kuban, were initially trapped by the flames, but escaped from the […]

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Sady back at work

By Bill Toscano   Don Sady doesn’t hesitate to say he’s “very lucky to be alive” after a deadly two-car collision during a snowstorm Feb. 1 on U.S. Route 4 in Mendon, Vt. “I’m doing well. I am back to work, but I still have to be shuttled back and forth,” said Sady, who suffered […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]