West Haven On Dec. 11, Vermont State Police troopers from the in Castleton outpost investigated the report of an assault that occurred on a diary farm on Route 22A in West Haven.
The investigation concluded that the accused,Laura Richards, 39, of Poultney, traveled to the farm where she confronted a female she suspected was having an affair with her husband.
In the course of the confrontation, Richards allegedly assaulted the female. Then prior to leaving, Richards allegedly covered the interior of the female's vehicle with mud and cow manure.
Richards was arrested and lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Center and was scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 12.