Richard P. Burgoon Jr. accused Bennington County State’s Attorney Erica Marthage of “bullying tactics” in a letter sent Monday to Vermont Attorney General Charity Clark. Marthage has defended her actions.
A law enforcement officer with a Brady letter is one whom prosecutors allege has credibility issues that could affect the outcome of the criminal cases they’ve investigated. Franklin County Sheriff John Grismore’s Brady letter is related to a misdemeanor charge he is facing.
Morris has continued to fight back and speak out since resigning her seat as a state representative from Bennington. She stepped down out of concern for the safety of her family, but she has not stepped back.
After police responded to reports of a “melee” among spectators at the Alburgh Community Education Monday night, a 60-year-old man sought medical care and was pronounced dead at a hospital, according to police.
Key state senators are proposing a constitutional amendment that would establish qualifications for sheriffs, on top of a bill that could get rid of sheriffs’ administrative fee for contract work their departments undertake.
Filed by two former board members of the Woodstock Foundation against their former colleagues, the suit describes an abusive culture that was allegedly upheld by leadership of the Woodstock Inn and the nearby Billings Farm.
Jeffrey Noyes, former police chief in Brighton and Canaan, was cited Monday on the felony charge after a yearlong investigation by Vermont State Police.
The jury awarded Mark Potanas $605,000 for a claim under the whistleblower protection act.
On Monday, Brandon McRae, 36, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Trevor Vandenburg, 32, of Rutland.
Patricia Duff, 60, was cited Thursday evening following an investigation by Vermont State Police. She will be arraigned next month on charges of false pretense and grand larceny.