Chester officer resigns following investigation; no criminal charges expected

CHESTER — Town officials are staying mum about last week’s resignation of Police Officer Paul Larochelle, who had been on paid administrative leave since last November and was at one point investigated by the Vermont Attorney General’s office. Chester Town Manager David Pisha said Thursday that Larochelle resigned effective May 21 under the terms of a settlement agreement between the town and Larochelle following the investigation, which has so for not resulted in criminal charges.


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