Roberto Miranda argued that he hadn’t understood the plea agreement and the sentence was too harsh, but a Vermont Supreme Court panel disagreed.
McAllister, “under the intense pressure of a plea negotiation taking place in the waning hours” before trial, may not have fully understood the ramifications. A trial will now be scheduled.
The former state senator agreed to plead no contest to two counts of prohibited acts and one count of lewd and lascivious conduct.
A student sued Oxbow Union High School District 30, alleging school officials didn’t do enough to prevent the abuse she suffered. A former teacher, Brian Musty, had pleaded guilty to sexual assault on a victim under 18 who was entrusted to his care.
BURLINGTON — A Superior Court judge has, for the second time, thrown out a sexual assault charge against a former Uber driver accused of assaulting a drunk female passenger in 2015. Omar Nassir, 24, still faces a lesser charge of lewd and lascivious conduct. He is accused of exposing himself to the passenger and requesting […]