Giancarlo DiGenova

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Service Record

Vermont State Police

Rank Trooper
Dates of Service 2009 - February 7, 2023[1]
Salary $182,536 (2022)[2]
Last Known Status Resigned[3]

Commendations

2019 Outstanding Collaborative Investigation Award

On May 15, 2019, DiGenova received the Outstanding Collaborative Investigation Award from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, which "recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding efforts or overcome significant challenges in collaboration with multiple agencies".[4]

Incident Reports

2021 Larceny

In June 2021, DiGenova took multiple cell phones from the agency's storage room, marked them as "destroyed", and attempted to sell them.[1]

This incident was discovered as part of a later investigation.

Response Timeline

DiGenova was charged with petit larceny, sale of stolen property, and neglect of duty.[1]

2022 Larceny

In May 2022, DiGenova responded to a call of a distrurbance involving a juvenile. DiGenova took possession of several bottles of ADHD medication and later stole several of the pills.[1]

This incident was discovered as part of a later investigation.

Response Timeline

DiGenova was charged with petit larceny, fraud or deceit, and neglect of duty.[1]

False Swearing

On several occasions, DiGenova claimed to have performed in-person vehicle inspections without seeing the vehicles involved. The inspection requests had come from a relative's vehicle registration business.[1]

This incident was discovered as part of a later investigation.

Response Timeline

DiGenova was charged with two counts each of false swearing, neglect of duty, and applications to be under oath.[1]

2022 Larceny

In November 2022, a suspect was taken into custody and more than $40,000 worth of their personal property was stored in the agency's storage room, including a Rolex watch.[1]

The property was later discovered to be missing.[1]

Response Timeline

In December 2022, the agency opened an investigation.[1]

An audit revealed that DiGenova had accessed the storage room several times.[1]

Another officer reported that DiGenova had shown him a Rolex watch that he claimed to have purchased online.[1]

On December 19, 2022, DiGenova was placed on paid administrative leave.[1]

In February 2023, DiGenova resigned.[3]

On March 23, 2023, DiGenova was charged with grand larceny, neglect of duty, false information to police, and unprofessional conduct.[1]

On March 23, 2023, DiGenova pleaded not guilty.[3]

Investigators discovered that another necklace was missing from storage. DiGenova was charged with misdemeanor theft.[5]

On April 5, 2024, DiGenova pleaded guilty to five charges including felony grand larceny. DiGenova must perform 100 hours of community service, complete a restorative just program, and pay fines. DiGenova will not face prison time.[6]

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