Category: Vermont District

J.A. McDonald, Inc. Agrees to Pay $637,500 to Settle Allegations of False Claims Act Violations Arising from Federal-Aid Bridge Construction in Vermont | USAO-VT

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that general contractor J.A. McDonald, Inc. (“JAM”), headquartered in Lyndon Center, Vermont, has agreed to pay $637,500.00…

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Alburgh Man Sentenced to 15 Years’ Imprisonment for Child Exploitation Offenses | USAO-VT

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that on November 23, 2021, Randy Sheltra, 59, of Alburgh, Vermont, was sentenced in United States District…

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Williston Woman Charged With Unlawful Handgun Possession During Road Rage Incident | USAO-VT

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Grace Ross, 46, of Williston, Vermont has been charged by a federal grand jury in Burlington…

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Perpetrator of Domestic Violence Sentenced for Unlawfully Reentering the United States | USAO-VT

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Vermont announced that Jorge Velazquez-Cordova, 33, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today in United States District Court in Burlington for…

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Vermont Resident Sentenced for Importing More Than 50 Kilograms of Marijuana | USAO-VT

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Vermont announced that Jack M. Cohen, 36, presently of Hyde Park, Vermont, was sentenced today in United States District Court in…

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Justice Department Announces $139 Million for Law Enforcement Hiring to Advance Community Policing | USAO-VT

The Department of Justice today announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). The awards…

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Registered Child Sex Offender Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation of Children and Possession of Child Pornography | USAO-VT

WASHINGTON – A Vermont man was sentenced today to 200 months, or more than 16 years, in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for the sexual exploitation of…

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Louise Larivee Pleads Guilty To Non-Profit Embezzlement | USAO-VT

The Acting United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Louise Larivee, 63, of Swanton, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to a federal fraud charge….

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Swanton Woman Arrested for Distributing Crack Cocaine | USAO-VT

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Pamela Yandow, 49, of Swanton, Vermont, was arrested today for distributing cocaine base on multiple occasions…

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Vermont Resident Sentenced for Marijuana and THC-product Distribution Operation | USAO-VT

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Vermont announced that Kyle S. Lamothe, 29, presently of Milton, Vermont, was sentenced today in United States District Court in Burlington…

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