Prosecutor Challenged

WAMC News
5:30 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Vermont Lawyer Appeals Prosecutor Challenge Ruling

A St. Johnsbury attorney is appealing a decision by a Vermont judge who refused to dismiss criminal charges against a man accused of driving over seven police cruisers with a giant farm tractor because of the way the prosecutor in the case was appointed.

In a five-page decision issued Friday, Orleans County Superior Court Judge Howard VanBenthuysen dismissed the motion by attorney David Sleigh.

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