Addison County prosecutor loses her law license

The Vermont Supreme Court suspended the law license of Addison County State’s Attorney Eva P. Vekos for her failure to properly respond to questions about her fitness following her arrest on a charge of driving while impaired.

Stocker gets five-month sentence for PPP loan fraud

An Addison County woman who was convicted and received probation for lying to improperly obtain nearly $140,000 from federal programs in 2018 is going to jail — after lying again to the feds, this time to get money unlawfully under the Payroll Protection … (read more)

Shoreham man sentenced to 80-month prison term

A former long-term Middlebury College information technology specialist was sentenced on Feb. 22 to almost seven years in federal prison for receipt of child pornography in a sophisticated and significant child sexual abuse material case.

State’s Attorney Vekos cited for drunk driving

The Addison County State’s Attorney was arrested for suspicion of driving while under the influence Thursday after she showed up at the scene of a suspicious death in Bridport.

Stocker’s sentencing delayed

An Addison County woman, who was convicted for lying to improperly obtain nearly $140,000 from federal programs in 2018, has pleaded guilty to a new felony charge of bank fraud after she lied multiple times to get more money unlawfully under the Payroll P … (read more)

New Haven woman faces PPP fraud count

An Addison County woman, who was convicted for lying to improperly obtain nearly $140,000 from federal programs in 2018, is facing a new felony charge that she lied multiple times to get more money under the Payroll Protection Program, court records show.

Lathrop facing embezzlement charges

A Bristol woman is facing 19 federal felony fraud and tax charges in connection with a more than $700,000 embezzlement from a family-owned wood-logging and wood-chipping company in Addison County, court records show.

Local migrant worker cited for helping Mexicans cross border without papers

An undocumented immigrant from Addison County has been indicted by a federal grand jury for helping eight other undocumented Mexicans after they crossed the international boundary into Franklin County, federal court records show.

Labounty sentenced in Addison crash death

A Ticonderoga, N.Y., man, who police say was impaired by multiple drugs when he crossed the centerline on Route 22A in Addison and killed a South Burlington woman in a head-on car crash three years ago, has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Lawsuit claims Lincoln, Whiting are restricting public records

BURLINGTON — Attorneys working on business involving real estate transactions are suing nine Vermont municipalities, including the Addison County towns of Lincoln and Whiting, for prohibiting or restricting access to public government records by claiming … (read more)

Feds bust major heroin ring in the county

BURLINGTON — The mastermind behind a major heroin trafficking conspiracy in Addison County, according to federal authorities, is being held without bail pending a hearing in U.S. District Court in Burlington on Friday. Kevin D. Williams, 32, of Patterson, … (read more)

Student sues Middlebury College over its COVID-19 prevention steps

MIDDLEBURY — A Middlebury College student has filed a federal lawsuit against his school for failing to provide refunds on tuition and fees after the campus was shut down last spring due to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. Henry Mooers, a senior from Norwell … (read more)

Local man involved in shooting at Texas Falls faces gun charge

BURLINGTON — An Addison County man, who officials say shot his girlfriend during a picnic in Hancock in August, late last week pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Brian Warner, 47, has felony co … (read more)

Deputy stops speeding trooper in Monkton

MONKTON — Vermont State Police will not say what, if any, discipline the department has imposed on a lieutenant and special teams commander stopped for excessive speeding and then spun his tires as he resumed his travels, according to officials. It’s the … (read more)

New Haven highway death ruled suicide by the state

NEW HAVEN — Vermont’s Chief Medical Examiner has ruled that the death of a New York man struck by a tanker truck in New Haven last month was a suicide. Marcin J. Kosz, 40, of Lake George, N.Y., died instantly when struck by the truck on Route 7 near Town … (read more)