- Associated Press - Thursday, January 19, 2017

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Two men have pleaded not guilty to attempting a break-in at a rail yard in Rutland.

Police say they responded Sunday night to a report that two men were using bolt cutters on a fence at the Vermont Railway yard.

Authorities say police found 37-year old Eric Bryan and 31-year old Richard Bates trying to enter the building using a crowbar.

Police used a stun gun on Bates after they say he tried to flee with a crowbar.

The Rutland Herald reports (https://bit.ly/2jC9Olj ) Bryan, of Middletown Springs, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges including burglary and possession of burglary tools.

Bryan remains jailed on $1,500 bail.

Bates, of Poultney, also pleaded not guilty. Bates remains jailed on $10,000 bail.


Information from: Rutland Herald, https://www.rutlandherald.com/

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