Vt man faces assault charge after gun found in car
BURLINGTON — A man is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after Burlington police found him driving around with a loaded 9 millimeter pistol that he allegedly pointed at another motorist.
Burlington police say they received a report early Sunday evening that 55-year-old Ronald G. Charette, of Georgia, was driving from his hometown to Burlington with a firearm to confront a person he believed was in a dispute with his daughter.
Then police received a 911 call from a 17-year-old motorist not connected to Charette who reported that a person had pointed a firearm at him.
Charette was located about 7 p.m. He was taken into custody without incident, police said.MORE IN This Just InU.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders continues to make gains and get endorsements for his presidential run. Full Story
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