Arrested on child sex charges
READSBORO- On Tuesday, June 3, Vermont State Police arrested Eugene Peterson, 63, of Readsboro, on a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. The arrest followed an investigation, in conjunction with the Vermont Department of Children and Families, that began on June 1, 2020. Peterson was transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Shaftsbury for processing. He was held without bail and is scheduled to appear in Bennington Superior Court on Thursday, June 3, at 12:30 pm.