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Man accused of groping women at college, in store parking lots now faces felony
06-15-2023 5:22 PM


NORTH HAVERHILL — A Piermont man who is alleged to have gone on public groping sprees in Hanover and West Lebanon earlier this year now faces felony criminal charges in connection with one of the alleged attacks.William Menard, 18, was indicted by a...

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Vermont sex assault conviction ends with time served after pandemic-driven dismissal and reinstatement
09-01-2023 8:43 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A 44-year-old man whose conviction of sex assault against a minor was dismissed by a trial judge before being reinstated by the state Supreme Court finally was handed down a prison sentence on Thursday.Larry Labrecque was...

Newport woman to plead guilty in body dumping case
08-10-2023 4:17 PM

NEWPORT — A 50-year-old woman who was one of five people involved in dumping the body of a man in the woods who died of a suspected drug overdose has filed notice with the court that she intends to plead guilty to charges related to the crime.Laurel...

Police: ATM stolen with help of excavator
07-20-2023 2:41 PM


WEATHERSFIELD — Anyone know anything about the brazen theft of a ATM machine with a mini-excavator at a convenience store in Weathersfield on Sunday morning? If so, Vermont State Police would like a word with you.Authorities are seeking the public’s...

Man who used insanity defense in fatal stabbing pleads guilty to felony in separate knife incident
07-19-2023 5:45 PM

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WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A 59-year-old Springfield, Vt., man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2018 in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend recently pleaded guilty to a felony charge that he attempted to stab a man with a knife weeks...

Fourth person pleads guilty in Newport body-dumping case
07-06-2023 7:03 PM


NEWPORT — A 29-year-old Newport man pleaded guilty to charges he helped to dump the body of a man suspected of dying of a drug overdose.This is the fourth of five defendants to plead guilty in a gruesome case that involved criminal charges against...

Former Windsor man pleads guilty to molesting child in ‘unusual’ case
06-26-2023 9:21 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A 60-year-old former Windsor man pleaded guilty to sexually molesting a minor, drawing to a close a criminal case that dragged on for so long that the defendant already served a substantial portion of his prison sentence in...

Former New London Hospital executive pleads guilty to Medicare fraud
06-20-2023 8:31 PM


CONCORD — A former chief medical officer at New London Hospital has pleaded guilty to health care fraud over his role in a scheme to bilk Medicare by prescribing unnecessary medical devices for beneficiaries, with whom in most cases he had not...

Former APD nurse reaches plea agreement in drug diversion case 
06-15-2023 5:42 PM


CONCORD — A former Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital nurse from Windsor will plead guilty to federal charges she pilfered drugs while working at the Lebanon hospital but will avoid immediate jail time under plea agreement reached with prosecutors.Amy...

Catalytic converter thieves strike in Cornish and Plainfield
06-12-2023 4:10 PM

CORNISH — Theft of catalytic converters that have plagued several Upper Valley towns has reached Cornish and Plainfield as well. The towns report multiple vehicles were struck along Route 120 in the early morning hours Friday.Police are seeking the...

Newport man pleads guilty to sexually abusing a minor
05-19-2023 8:54 AM

NEWPORT — A 40-year-old Newport man pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a minor, less than eight weeks after he was arrested and charges were brought against him.Timothy Wright pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault in...

Defendant in Newport body-dumping case to plead guilty
05-16-2023 9:41 AM


NEWPORT — The youngest of five people — including three family members — charged in connection with the dumping of the body of a suspected overdose victim in the woods earlier this spring will plead guilty.Jacob Ayotte, 19, has filed a notice of...

Claremont man faces charges following gas station robbery
05-04-2023 11:47 AM

CLAREMONT — A Claremont man who has previously been convicted of bank robbery is being held in preventive detention following his arrest on charges of robbing a Claremont gas station and convenience store at knifepoint last month.James Oberfeldt, 39,...

Lebanon man charged with possession of child sex abuse images
04-26-2023 10:05 AM

LEBANON — A 67-year-old Lebanon man has been charged with possessing child pornography, police announced on Tuesday.Michael Collins was arrested and charged with six counts of possessing child sexual abuse images, all class A felonies, at his Lebanon...

Springfield, Vt. man sentenced for January 2022 robberies
04-26-2023 10:02 AM

BURLINGTON — A 40-year-old Springfield man was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to a string of robberies — including two bank heists — over an eight-day period around Springfield and southeastern Vermont 15 months ago.Samuel...

Burglary report draws authorities to West Lebanon
04-21-2023 6:25 PM

WEST LEBANON — A reported burglary at a West Lebanon home prompted a heavy police response including more than 10 law enforcement vehicles, a police dog and officers with drawn weapons on Friday afternoon, neighbors reported.Lebanon police said an...

Lebanon police recover woman’s money from cryptocurrency scheme
04-10-2023 6:29 PM


LEBANON — A woman residing at a senior living facility had nearly $6,000 in stolen cryptocurrency funds recovered for her thanks in large measure to the victim’s “meticulously kept records” and a software program that traces digital currency...

Canaan man charged in Lebanon stabbing
03-23-2023 5:23 PM

LEBANON — A man was stabbed and a woman assaulted inside an apartment on Parkhurst Avenue on Wednesday evening, according to Lebanon Police.Riely Mavilla, 20, of Canaan, faces multiple felony assault and misdemeanor charges in connection with...

Newport man charged with child sex assault
03-21-2023 2:08 PM

NEWPORT — A 40-year-old Newport man is being held without bail on a charge that he sexually abused a minor, Newport Police said on Monday.Timothy Wright, who was arrested on March 16, has been charged with aggravated felonious sexual assault for...

Driver in ‘hero dog’ crash on I-89 guilty of driving under the influence, domestic assault
03-20-2023 9:01 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A North Hartland man who was driving a pickup in a rollover crash that garnered worldwide attention for a rescue that police said was aided by his “hero dog” pleaded guilty last week to drunken driving resulting in serious...

Catalytic converter thieves strike Dartmouth campus
03-13-2023 9:29 AM

HANOVER — The rash of catalytic converter thefts occurring in Upper Valley towns has now spread to Hanover as police reported the first incidence of a catalytic converter theft in the college town from a parked vehicle on the Dartmouth campus on...

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