The Vermont State Police and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the death of an inmate at the Northeast Correctional Complex in St. Johnsbury. Michael Dupont, 36, of Barre City was found in his cell by Department of Corrections staff at about 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20.
Today’s News: UVMMC backs abortionist over pro-life nurse in civil rights case. Parrot smuggler sentenced. Businesses get state $$ for ‘job retention.’ Game warden impersonators arrested.
State server taken down after cyberattack. No employer-mandated vax for “many months.” Wrongway driver, six injured. Burlington council passes oil, gas heat ban.
Several people were injured in a series of crashes Sunday night, Dec. 13 on Interstate 91 in the town of Dummerston involving a wrong-way driver who sideswiped a police cruiser and then struck a van.
The Vermont State Police has arrested Victoria Griffin, 29, of Randolph on suspicion of second-degree murder related to a stabbing that occurred Saturday, Dec. 12.
While alone with her child, 28-year-old Stephanie Gero caused injuries to Leo Cushing prior to his death. In addition, investigators learned that Leo’s father, 36-year-old Matthew Cushing, was aware Stephanie Gero was prohibited from being alone with the infant, but that he allowed her to be with the child unsupervised while he was taking a shower.
Dec. 1 at 9:20 pm, Vermont State Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Family Dollar located on Main Street in Orleans. At about 9:15 pm an individual entered the Family Dollar, displayed a weapon and demanded money. He was described as a thin white male about six feet tall and was wearing a dark colored sweatshirt and black pants.
Burlington, towns consider ban on new oil, gas furnaces / Game warden impersonators try to strangle victim / 5% of VT schoolchildren home schooled / VT uses Dominion but not Smartmatic / State revenue up over soft projections
Barre to fly BLM, Thin Blue Line flags / Helping VT media understand their bias / Portland Oregon dystopia future of VT? / Archer Mayor in car crash / Fernandez on socialism
The following is a selection of police incidents that occurred recently in Vermont, as reported by Vermont State Police.