confirmation that Vermont remains a pretty safe place, even though there was a
spike last year in burglaries. The
Vermont Criminal Information Center released its annual report on crime trends, which it
prepares for the FBI.
Patrick Leahy and Senator Arlen Specter got an earful today on what rural
communities need to combat increasingly violent drug-related crime.
held a Senate Judiciary hearing in Rutland and VPR’s Nina Keck was there.
Leahy and Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter — the two most powerful members
of the Senate Judiciary Committee — are in Rutland this morning to hear what state and local leaders have to
say about the increase in drug related violent crime.
VPR’s Nina Keck reports – many local residents welcome the chance to shine a
light on what they call a growing problem.