25, Nov 2014 - Father of dead toddler sues state, DCF for negligence
The father of a 2-year-old girl who died in February has filed a lawsuit against the state of Vermont and the state Department for Children and Families, saying they breached their duties to protect the child, whose stepfather is accused of killing her. Willis Sheldon of Rutland filed the lawsuit Thursday in Rutland County Superior Court. His lawyer, Tom Costello, said they are asking for ...
23, Nov 2014 - Bail increased for NYC man accused of cocaine trafficking to Rutland
NYC man accused of bringing drugs to Vt. BENNINGTON >> A man police say was transporting a pound and a half of cocaine and 820 Roxicodone pills to Rutland via Route 7 has his bail increased to $75,000 by a judge Wednesday after pleading not guilty to drug trafficking. Deandre D. Carter, 30, of New York City, pleaded not guilty In Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Unit to a felony
02, Apr 2014 - Rutland, VT Man gets 15 years in prison in child porn case
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge in Vermont has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
01, Apr 2014 - Burlington, VT Vermont fights drug crimes with treatment, not jail
Vermont State Police confiscated heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana during a 2011 traffic stop in Rutland. / Free Press file By the numbers Vermont lawmakers are poised to adopt sweeping standards for a statewide diversion program to get some offenders into drug treatment and out of the judicial system.
01, Apr 2014 - Rutland, VT Vt sentences man to almost 5 years on drug charges
Vermont's U.S. Attorney Tristram Coffin says a New York man has been sentenced almost five years in prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine and heroin in Rutland.
01, Apr 2014 - Rutland, VT NY man sentenced on drug charges in Vt.
Vermont's U.S. Attorney Tristram Coffin says a New York man has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine and heroin in Rutland.