Giancarlo DiGenova pleaded not guilty Thursday to 16 misdemeanors and four felony charges. The allegations against him include stealing property worth more than $40,000 from an evidence storage area, including a Rolex watch, which he reportedly said he then gave to his son.
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Prosecutor steamed as Bill Stenger released from jail in EB-5 fraud case after prison sentence cut short
Stenger was released Wednesday after serving roughly half of his 18-month jail sentence behind bars at a federal prison in Massachusetts.
Vermont State Police probe another death of a person in custody at Springfield prison
Romeo Reome III, 53, of Brattleboro, was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday morning, following his treatment at Springfield Hospital. The cause of Reome’s death remains under investigation.
Police investigating man’s death after body is found on back roads in Jay
State police have not released the name of the 27-year-old who died pending notification of relatives. The man’s body was taken to the Vermont Chief Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause and manner of death.
Clergy reporting bill fails to make key legislative deadline over constitutional concerns
Vermont Catholic Bishop Christopher Coyne weighed in to oppose the legislation.
Police say dispute over drug territory fueled Rutland drive-by shooting that left New York man dead
A hearing Thursday delved into whether the 18-year-old murder suspect would be held in an adult prison. A judge said yes.
Pennsylvania man to serve more than 12 years in 2020 Cambridge drug theft killing
Taylor Ruffin Herrington pleaded guilty to using a firearm in connection with a drug trafficking crime and conspiracy to distribute heroin and crack cocaine. Prosecutors said he fired six shots into the home of Michael Haines “in a dispute over 60-70 bundles of heroin.”
South Burlington man gets year in prison for Covid-19 federal aid fraud
Dennis Duffy II, 40, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Burlington after earlier pleading guilty to charges of loan fraud and money laundering.
Vermont State Police investigating death of 34-year-old man in custody at Springfield prison
Alexander Kelley was found unresponsive in his cell shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday by prison staff during a routine check, according to a press release from Vermont State Police. He was pronounced dead at 1:42 a.m., police said.
Prosecutors allege ex-credit union manager concocted $140,000 fraud scheme
Tracy Thibodeau, 46, of Windsor, pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony fraud offense that allegedly took place when she worked at the Vermont VA Federal Credit Union in White River Junction, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Vermont.