Tag Archives: Vermont State Police

Quarry still focus in Schaff search

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By Krystle S. Morey The lead investigator in the search for a man who went missing after leaving a Granville bar in 2014 said the probe is still focused on a Vermont slate quarry that divers searched last month. “We did not uncover anything, but we have not completed the search either,” said Vermont State […]

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Search for missing Granville man continues

Police agencies in both New York and Vermont have recently ramped up efforts in the search for Jonathan Schaff, a Granville man who went missing in January 2014. Their investigation includes scuba diving in local quarries and questioning more than 30 witnesses. Police are looking into all tips in an effort to solve the case that started nearly 3 years ago.

By Krystle S. Morey Vermont State Police have been busy questioning potential witnesses in a local missing person case. Jonathan Schaff, a Granville man who was reported missing more than two years ago. He was last seen on January 18, 2014 at the New York-Vermont border walking east on Route 149. “We’re shaking the bushes,” […]

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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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Telescope offers production services, state remains mum

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By Matthew Saari With COVID-19 cases continuing to mount, New York State is ignoring businesses fully capable of producing personal […]

Farmers dumping milk because of pandemic

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By Matthew Saari It may be time to start crying over spilled milk. Dairy farmers locally and across the country […]

Obituary: Maxine R. St. Claire

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    Whitehall- Maxine R. St. Claire, a devout catholic, loving wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, passed through the […]

Obituary: Kenneth Robert Johnson

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After a brave battle with COPD, Kenneth “Ken”, “Kenny” Robert Johnson, passed away at his home on Friday, March 20, […]

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand from Albany

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

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By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris […]

School slated to resume soon, officials await state guidance

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By PJ Ferguson As the news develops around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Whitehall Central School District faces some changes and […]

Obituary: David G. Morehouse

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Fort Ann, NY – David G. Morehouse passed away at his Dad’s house on March 13, 2020, joining his parents […]

Low COVID-19 numbers in county due to lack of testing, officials say

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials project that more positive cases of the novel coronavirus exist in the county than […]

Obituary: David J. Little

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Middle Granville, NY – David J. Little, age 60, passed away on March 29, 2020 at his home, with his […]

Obituary: Crispen Winterburn

Crispen Winterburn, 49, of Manchester, NH, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 after a brief illness. […]

Town offices close April 1

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Granville offices will be closed to the public “until further notice” as of April […]

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