State police investigate Sheriff Newton

The chief criminal investigator for the Vermont State Police said his agency is investigating a reported “domestic disturbance” at the Middlebury home of Addison County Sheriff Peter Newton in February.

Court criticizes Corrections on furlough procedures

The Vermont Supreme Court slammed the state Department of Corrections this month over its handling of furlough cases, calling the system close to a “procedural mockery” and demanding that the department “do better for the persons subject to the rules.”

Gun charges for Brandon felon

BRANDON — A Brandon man is facing charges of illegally possessing firearms just weeks after his neighbor penned a USA Today commentary about “assault-weaponed bullies” in the town of about 4,000 people.Federal and local authorities raided Eric Grenier’s h … (read more)