Because of COVID-19 restrictions on access to Vermont courthouses and a lengthy overhaul of the Vermont Judiciary computer system, the newspaper has not been able to gather court report information until recently.

Robert Germaine, 53, of Hyde Park was cited into court for violating conditions of release stemming from a previous criminal charge of possession of child pornography.

Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to delay the upcoming drug trafficking and gun trial of a Philadelphia man — implicated in the fatal shooting of a Jeffersonville man 18 months ago — to see if they will be allowed to seek the death penalty in the case.

Police are offering a pair of rewards in order to help them figure out who has been responsible for a spree of automobile arsons in Johnson and anti-vaccine graffiti at the town skate park.

Aug. 27, 5:30 p.m., Megan Draper, 37, of North Wolcott, was arrested on a warrant for retail theft after a traffic stop on Route 15 at Willow Crossing, Johnson. Draper was traveling at 72 mph in a 50 mph zone, state police said. She was lodged at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions on access to Vermont courthouses and a lengthy overhaul of the Vermont Judiciary computer system, the newspaper has not been able to gather court report information until recently.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Vermont has dismissed a two-count indictment against a Jeffersonville resident, who was found with 16 firearms, including several high-powered assault rifles in January 2020.

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