A New Hampshire jury yesterday convicted a transient man from Burlington for killing Stephen and Djeswende Reid, a retired couple out for a walk on a trail near their home, in April 2022.
Logan Clegg, who was arrested in Burlington nearly six months after the killings, was convicted of second-degree murder, falsifying evidence, and possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon, the Journal-Opinion reported today.
The conviction came after a three-week trial. Clegg will be sentenced in December.
Man shot in Shaftsbury – At 11 pm Monday, October 23, state police responding to a call to a Twitchell Road, Shaftsbury home found a lone male victim with a gunshot wound. The second victim had also sustained injuries but was not shot and refused medical attention. The man who was shot was transported by members of the Bennington rescue squad and was subsequently airlifted to Albany Medical Center where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The victims were identified as Joseph Maccioli, 33, and Nicholas Baker, age 25. The identity of the shooter is not known. No one is currently in custody, but this is believed to be an isolated incident. Anyone with information should call 802-442-5421 or use the tipline at https://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.
Curses, foiled again! – At 7:16 pm on Monday, October 23, Johnsbury Police Department Cpl. George Johnson found Alex Becker, 34, standing in the Champlain Farms parking lot in St. Johnsbury. Johnson knew Becker had conditions of release including a 24-hour-curfew. Becker was wearing a mask covering the lower half of his face but was easily identified as he has words tattooed across his forehead. Becker was arrested without incident.