Vehicle belonging to murder suspect found in Albany, N.Y.

South Burlington Police announced this morning that a Nissan Pathfinder registered to the suspect in a recent shooting death was found in Albany, N.Y. Police are still investigating the May 3 murder of Anako “Anette” Lumumba, age 33, of South Burlington. The main suspect, Leroy Headley, 36, remains at large. Police said Albany police contacted… Read More »

Changes for handling 911 spark concerns

First responders packed Shelburne’s meeting room Tuesday night while Barbara M. Neal, the executive director of the state E911 board, addressed the Selectboard about the potential changes to local dispatching services. Shelburne is one of six Vermont 911 Public Safety Answering Points in the state. Shelburne also is home to two of the 26 total… Read More »

Woman charged in Shelburne ricin case agrees to plea deal

BURLINGTON – A Shelburne woman who authorities said possessed the poison ricin at the Wake Robin retirement community has settled on a plea agreement that could net her a nine-month prison sentence. Betty Miller, 70, entered a guilty plea in U.S. District Court in Burlington on Friday afternoon to a felony charge of knowingly possessing ricin last October and November. It caused a major scare… Read More »

Stray cat in Charlotte tests positive for rabies

Residents of Charlotte are being urged to take precautions after a stray cat tested positive for rabies, the Vermont Health Department announced Tuesday. After appearing healthy on Monday, May 6, a stray cat was seen again on May 8 with symptoms associated with rabies – inability to use its hind legs, loud meowing or crying,… Read More »

Veteran EMT, police officer charged with soliciting prostitution at Harbor Place

A veteran rescue squad member and part-time police officer in central Vermont has been charged with soliciting prostitution and obstruction of justice in Shelburne, officials said Monday. Lynn Doney, 57, who also is a Northfield Selectboard member, is due for arraignment Thursday in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington on the two criminal charges, Shelburne police said. Shelburne police… Read More »

Storm slams Shelburne

Storm slams Shelburne

  For more coverage of the storm click here. Last Friday’s intense storm caused havoc for evening commuters as rain, hail and high winds ripped through Shelburne, causing zero-visibility driving conditions. The National Weather Service in Burlington reported high winds in Shelburne between 50 and 60 mph. As the sun shined Saturday morning, chainsaws were… Read More »

Shelburne Police assist in two homicide cases

Shelburne Police assist in two homicide cases

Two people wanted in connection with a bizarre Franklin County homicide were arrested after leaving a Shelburne Road motel early Tuesday, officials said. Shelburne police played a role in the capture during a week when they and other area law enforcement officers have been on alert with two homicide cases under investigation. Since last Thursday,… Read More »

Friday storm slams Shelburne

Friday storm slams Shelburne

  By MADELINE HUGHES Friday’s intense storm caused havoc for evening commuters as rain, hail and high winds ripped through Shelburne causing zero-visibility driving conditions. Emergency responders were called into action to handle trees blocking roads and downed power lines in multiple locations overnight into Saturday. Conditions deteriorated just before 7 p.m. Friday. Police closed… Read More »

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