In 2013 there were 62 drug overdose deaths in Vermont from Schedule II, III or IV drugs, the report says. In 2006 there were 57 overdose deaths.
Courts & Corrections
This article by Howard Weiss-Tisman of the Brattleboro Reformer was first published March 3. PUTNEY — The Windham County Sheriff’s Department found 18 dead animals at Santa’s Land, and charged the owner, Lillian Billewicz, 55, and Brian Deistler, animal caretaker, with animal cruelty. They are scheduled to appear in court on April 29 to answer […]
The Agency of Human Services has agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a disability-based discrimination charge filed by a man who claimed he was jailed instead of being placed in a court-ordered psychiatric bed. Randall Corkins, who was experiencing a mental health crisis, said he was “subjected to segregation, uses of force and pepper spray, […]