Steven Bourgoin

No public crash report in wrong-way I-89 collision

Police say they didn’t follow the usual practice for releasing details about a crash, having determined this one wasn’t an accident.

Defense agrees wrong-way I-89 driver is competent for trial

The defense did not contest a finding from the prosecution’s report that said Steven Bourgoin can stand trial for quintuple homicide.

Competency hearing in I-89 wrong-way crash set for Friday

A hearing on the competency of a man accused of killing five teens in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 89 in October is scheduled for Friday. Steven Bourgoin pleaded not guilty to five counts of second-degree murder and to other charges related to the theft and crashing of a police cruiser. Bourgoin’s attorney requested a […]

I-89 wrong-way driver to undergo competency evaluation

Its purpose will be to establish whether Steven Bourgoin is “mentally competent to stand trial” or was “insane at the time of the alleged offense.” He faces five counts of second-degree murder.

Toxicology report is in, but not public, in wrong-way driver case

If Steven Bourgoin, who faces five counts of second-degree murder, is determined to be competent after a court-ordered evaluation, the report likely will be filed with the court, the county prosecutor said.

Judge: Court ordered mental health screening for Bourgoin

A judge ordered the mental health screening prior to Bourgoin’s arraignment last Friday, anticipating that his mental health and competency would be at issue in the case.

Friend says Bourgoin had childhood trauma, complained of Lyme disease

Friends say Bourgoin had anxiety and PTSD from traumatic childhood experiences.

Howard Center disputes wrong-way driver referral

The social service nonprofit also said Steven Bourgoin was not a client.

Bourgoin case raises questions about mental health screening

If someone poses an imminent risk of harm to themselves or others, a screening can trigger a court process for involuntary hospitalization.

Morristown student gives eyewitness account of I-89 crash that took the lives of five teens

“It could have been us. It could have been someone from my high school.”

UPDATED: Driving suspect pleads not guilty from hospital bed

Steven Bourgoin was charged with five counts of second degree murder and other charges in connection with the weekend crash that killed five Central Vermont teens.

Alleged wrong-way driver faced financial and legal challenges

The suspect in the killing of five teens was in a custody dispute and faced foreclosure leading up to the crash on Sunday night.

Murder charges filed in wrong-way driving crash

Steven Bourgoin, 36, is facing five counts of second-degree murder in connection with a crash on Interstate 89 that left five central Vermont teens dead.

Howard Center says it’s cooperating in wrong-way driver probe

(This story was updated Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.) The designated mental health agency in Chittenden County says it is cooperating with a police investigation of a man accused of a wrong-way driving crash that killed five teenagers and injured several other people. Authorities have said the agency, Howard Center, was contacted about Steven Bourgoin, […]