Vermont Superior Court Judge Martin Maley said in court Thursday he would accept the plea deal for Daniel Blodgett, despite hearing from victims who told him they believed Blodgett would reoffend in the future.
The arrest was made Aug. 5, one day after Badal Khadka, 19, was indicted in federal court for allegedly making a false statement to an agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
David Young, in the midst of an apparent mental health crisis, forced his way into the home of his neighbor, Labor Commissioner Michael Harrington, with a knife. After he was released from a Vermont hospital, authorities said, he killed himself.
Capt. John Grismore was put on administrative leave. He was the only person on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary to replace outgoing Sheriff Roger Langevin this fall.
Cara Rodrigues was arraigned Wednesday after a woman she knew was found dead this week from more than 100 “sharp force injuries,” according to state police.
The 21-year-old is accused of throwing objects through windows around Golden Place and Locust Terrace early Tuesday morning.
Raul Cardona was being held without bail, charged with murdering one of four suspects in a kidnapping case.
The arrest comes after a Guilford woman’s body was found near a logging area in Wardsboro Monday night.
Max Misch pleaded guilty to both first-degree aggravated domestic assault and disorderly conduct as a hate crime shortly before he was sentenced in Bennington Superior criminal court on Monday afternoon.
Vermont State Police reported Monday afternoon that authorities located Miller late Sunday night and issued them a citation on the felony charge stemming from a reported burglary that took place in May in Stamford.
William Greer, an incoming sophomore at Bennington College, is making his first run for public office, advocating for systemic changes in Vermont’s sheriff’s departments.
Crime is nourished by untreated mental health, poverty, hunger, substance abuse, and a tidal wave of available guns and unwanted children. What if we addressed the elements that feed crime, instead of just locking up offenders?
One of the four suspects in the Springfield kidnapping last Saturday was shot and killed in Bennington on Wednesday.
Investigators said the dead man, Patrick Mullinex of Springfield, Vermont, was shot multiple times inside an apartment on Pleasant Street.