Troopers will not be charged in shooting

BRISTOL — Attorney General T. J. Donovan announced Tuesday that his office will not prosecute two Vermont State Police troopers who shot an armed Bristol man in his driveway in December. The man, 28-year-old Greg West, did not die. “Based on the facts and circumstances, and consistent with Vermont law, the Attorney General’s Office has concluded that the actions of the officers were justified,” Donovan said in a press release. On the evening of Dec. 3 Troopers Robert Helm and Matthew Hood, along with an off … (read more)

Police cite Bristol man whom they shot

BRISTOL — A Bristol man who was shot by state troopers last month during a confrontation outside his home has been cited for multiple offenses.  Greg West, 28, was cited for two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of reckless endangerment and one cou … (read more)

Troopers shoot armed man at Bristol residence

BRISTOL — Vermont State Police called to a domestic disturbance at a home on Lower Notch Road in Bristol Tuesday night shot a resident of that home who police say was armed. VSP and a Bristol Police Department officer immediately rendered first aid to the … (read more)