The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has directed Vermont State Police to cite the troopers for simple assault and reckless endangerment following an incident that took place last summer in Windham County, according to the Vermont Troopers’ Association.
Author: Alan J. Keays
Judge rules $250,000 restitution against Bill Stenger stands; his attorneys waste no time appealing
Judge Geoffrey Craword wrote in his decision that the documents had been provided to Stenger’s defense team as discovery in his criminal case and any argument based on them should have been brought up at that time.
State police say man died from accidental drug overdose in Bennington police custody
Darrell Jones died March 23 at the Bennington Police Department, prompting an investigation by state authorities.
Missing man who allegedly embezzled nearly $600K from ECFiber operator found, charged
An indictment was unsealed Monday in federal court in Burlington charging John Van Vught with wire fraud. The indictment was unsealed, court records show, following Van Vught’s arrest in Brunswick, Georgia.
Enosburg man faces charges, including drunken driving for the 4th time, in deadly crash
Jason Combs is set to appear in court Friday afternoon related to a Thursday night crash that killed Christopher J. Ryea of Enosburg, according to police.
Corrections commissioner denies records appeal, keeps ID of out-of-state prison bidder secret
Nicholas Deml, commissioner of the state Department of Corrections, affirmed an earlier decision that the identity of the sole bidder for housing incarcerated Vermonters outside the state is confidential until a deal is finalized. Negotiations on that deal remain underway.
Man at Springfield prison accused of assaulting another person in custody
Tyler Foster, has been lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility, faces a misdemeanor charge, according to Vermont State Police.
Man jailed on murder charge in Fern Feather’s death formally charged with escape attempt
Police and Department of Corrections staff said last month that Seth Brunell used a makeshift grappling hook and bedsheets in a failed attempt to break out of prison.
Plea deal in the works for accused serial arsonist in Stowe
Federal prosecutors moved to dismiss a federal charge against Jeffrey Nolan on Friday, citing a plea agreement filed in state court to state arson charges Nolan had been facing. The state plea agreement calls for a probationary sentence, according to court filings.
‘I can’t believe he shot me’: Road maintenance dispute prompted shooting, police say
Robert Morrell pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police said he shot Kevin Temple on Thursday afternoon on a road where both men live in Montgomery.