Monday, May 20 2013 10:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:29:03 GMT
Now more than a month after the Boston Bombings, Burlington police are giving us a glimpse at their plans and the changes they've made for the Vermont City Marathon on Sunday. Burlington police say, inMore >>
Now more than a month after the Boston Bombings, Burlington police are giving us a glimpse at their plans and the changes they've made for the Vermont City Marathon on Sunday.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:53 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:53:56 GMT
Burlington City Councilor Vince Brennan will be running in the Vermont City Marathon and is also using it as a fundraiser. He has started a online campaign to raise money for the One Fund Boston, whichMore >>
Burlington City Councilor Vince Brennan will be running in the Vermont City Marathon and is also using it as a fundraiser.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:08 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:08:20 GMT
On a quiet, Morristown, Vermont street, police say a neighborhood feud went too far. The owner of 80 George Street says he and the people in 75 never got along. "Ever since they moved in, they've justMore >>
We're beginning to learn more about a feud between neighbors that almost turned deadly. Four people have been arrested, two charged with attempted murder.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:12 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:12:36 GMT
He could spend 15 years in prison, for taking a joy ride on a school bus. The man accused of taking the wild ride faced a judge today. The 22 year old from Newport, Adam page pleaded not guilty to allMore >>
He could spend 15 years in prison, for taking a joy ride on a school bus. The man accused of taking the wild ride faced a judge today.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:01 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:01:55 GMT
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How hospitals can develop protocols for the new law and whether or not they can in the first place.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:48 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:48:44 GMT
Vermont governor Peter Shumlin signed the so-called "death with dignity bill" into law. But at the end of a long battle Vermonters now have a choice about ending their life given specific circumstances.More >>
There are limitations to using the new patient end of life choice.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 3:24 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:24:58 GMT
Last week, the Morristown Police Department investigated an intentionally set fire on George Street in Morristown, Vt.Police say the fire was set to a residence that was occupied by 4 adults and 2 childrenMore >>
Last week, the Morristown Police Department investigated an intentionally set fire on George Street in Morristown, Vt.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 2:00 PM EDT2013-05-20 18:00:22 GMT
The Burlington Police Department released security information for the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon Monday. A press release says various law enforcement from multiple agencies at the federal, state,More >>
The Burlington Police Department released security information for the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon Monday.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 1:27 PM EDT2013-05-20 17:27:55 GMT
Green Mountain Power and NRG Residential Solar Solutions have signed an agreement to pilot a central solar lease program in Rutland, Vt.A press release says the agreement includes the development ofMore >>
Green Mountain Power and NRG Residential Solar Solutions have signed an agreement to pilot a central solar lease program in Rutland, Vt.More >>
JERICHO, Vt. -
Vermont State Police promised to restore the trust of the people in Jericho Thursday.
Their concern is for years they paid for a state trooper to patrol their town and that he might have not done it.
Sergeant James Deeghan already faces charges for padding his time sheet with bogus overtime and stealing thousands of dollars from taxpayers.
"This is a black eye to the department no question about it," says Captain Dan Troidl, Vermont State Police.
Now investigators are going back years to see if more of Deeghan's timecards are made up, including hundreds of hours that he supposedly patrolled in Jericho.
"We're going to do everything in our power to uncover every cent that is owed to you," say Major Walt Goodell, Vermont State Police
"That was the first question and you have the right answer," says Tim Nulty, Jericho selectboard member.
The Town of Jericho says it paid Deeghan $55,000 over the past three years for traffic duty. They say, during that time, Deeghan claimed to have worked 960 hours.
Police say it could takes weeks, if not months, to figure out how many of Deeghan's hours for patrolling were legitimate.
"20 plus investigators are looking at the last three-years initially," says Goodell.
For proof that Deeghan might have not been working, the town staff says recently money from traffic tickets dropped and they noticed police weren't around as much.
Selectboard member Kim Mercer says she was concerned there wouldn't be pay back for possible bogus work if Deeghan is found not guilty in court.
"We will still see compensation based on what you find on your internal investigation?" asked Mercer.
"We will restore your total confidence in us," says Goodell.
Troopers say from now on they will be keeping a closer on the Jericho patrols and making sure the hours are right.
Deeghan has pleaded not guilty to all the charges.
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