Lemington Archives - Newport Dispatch
Category archive

Lemington

Police looking for suspect who shot up VEC equipment in Essex County

in Essex County/Lemington

LEMINGTON — Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a vandal who fired a few shots into some Vermont Electric Co-Op equipment.

At around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, State police were notified of vandalism reported in the town of Lemington.

VEC crews told police they discovered a damaged controller located on Vermont Route 102, a few miles north of Coderre Hill Road.

They found multiple bullet holes in the controller causing it to malfunction.

Police say an investigation into the matter is ongoing and anyone with information related to the vandalism is being asked to contact the Vermont State Police in Derby at 802-334-8881.

Fatal snowmobile crash in Essex County

in Essex County/Lemington/News

LEMINGTON — A 53-year-old man was killed in a snowmobile crash in Essex County last night.

At around 7:00 p.m. police responded to a report of a fatal snowmobile crash on VAST Trail 96 by the intersection of Todd Hill Road, in the town of Lemington.

The victim was identified as Bruce Bohonowicz, of Greenfield, MA.

Police say the initial investigation revealed the snowmobile traveled off of the groomed trail in the area of a sharp curve, causing the right ski to travel up a steep embankment.

Bohonowicz was subsequently thrown from the sled, colliding with a nearby tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the crash is still under investigation.

Go to Top