Fatal stabbing in Rutland / Barre drug bust / Car, generator thievery

Drugs, cash etc. recovered from Barre City drug raid – Barre City Police Dept. photo

Police say Brandon McRae, 36, was arrested Saturday night, January 28 for second-degree murder in connection with the Rutland stabbing death of Trevor Vandenburg, 32, according to media reports.

The killing occurred near the intersection of Water and State streets. Vandenburg was pronounced dead at the local hospital hours later. 

McRae had been arrested and jailed on $1000 bail in late December on an arrest warrant of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. 

Car thieves break into Williston cars – Several vehicles in Williston had items stolen from inside during the early morning hours Friday.

A nearby camera captured a group in the area going through vehicles. Police say they are seeking help identifying any of the individuals in the video.

Williston police are reminding the public to remove valuable belongings from their vehicles and to lock them due to the increase in motor vehicle thefts and larcenies from motor vehicles. – Newport Dispatch

The theft took place at Aubuchon Hardware at around 2:05 p.m. Police say that a man entered the store at around 2:05 p.m.

Police seek Ferrisburg generator thief – Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who was involved in a theft in Ferrisburgh on Thursday.

The man is seen on surveillance footage (see photo) walking around several items, ultimately taking a Honda Generator. – Newport Dispatch

Holyoke, MA, Barre men busted for crack, fentanyl drug crimes –  January 28 at 7pm, Barre City and Town police officers executed a search warrant on a Short Street, Barre City home. They seized about 63 grams of crack cocaine, 12 bags of fentanyl, 1.77 grams of bulk fentanyl, 1.3 lbs of marijuana, and $1438 cash. Jovan Torres, 32, of Holyoke, MA and Jason Batchelder, 38 of Barre were both arrested for drug related offenses and lodged pending arraignment. Torres was held on $50,000 bail; Batchelder was held without bail due to additional probation violations. 

112 MPH – Vermont State Police Sunday afternoon were conducting speed enforcement in Springfield when their radar captured a vehicle traveling 112mph in a posted 65 mph zone, 47 mph over the speed limit. Troopers identified the operator as Tristian Dezaine (21) of Springfield. Dezaine was cited to appear in court, or pay a fine of $696 and 2 points.

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  1. These are all BFF’s of Sarah George & “Rights & Democracy” VT of Burlington. They’ll be aptly able to fill in any missing names.