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Winooski Resident Sentenced to Probation in Child Luring Case

June 26, 2024

The Attorney General’s Office announced that Anthony Weber, 30, of Winooski, Vermont, was sentenced yesterday afternoon in Vermont Superior Court, Chittenden Criminal Division, after pleading guilty to one felony count of Luring a Child.

The Court, Judge Michael Harris presiding, sentenced the defendant on June 25, 2024, to a 10-year term of probation with conditions that he complete sex offender programming and that restrict his access to the internet and contact with the minor victim and minors under the age of 16. If Mr. Weber violates the terms of his probation, he faces up to 5 years in jail. Mr. Weber is also required to register as a sex offender for 10 years after the completion of his probation.

VT-ICAC investigates cases of child sexual exploitation occurring over the internet, including the production and online distribution of child sexual abuse materials. VT-ICAC also provides forensic examination services, technical assistance, law enforcement training, and public education and outreach.

Every child deserves a safe childhood. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) is the nation’s centralized reporting system for the online exploitation of children. Anyone can make reports of suspected online enticement of children for sexual acts, child sexual molestation, child sexual abuse material, child sex tourism, child sex trafficking, unsolicited obscene materials sent to a child, misleading domain names, and misleading words or digital images on the internet. To make a report, call the 24-hour call center at 1-800-843-5678 or visit

Additionally, if you are recovering from child sexual exploitation, you do not have to navigate it alone. NCMEC can help with emotional and peer support, removing content from the internet, and locating mental health professionals. For more information, please visit or call the 24-hour call center at 1-800-843-5678.



CONTACT:   Lauren Jandl, Chief of Staff, 802-828-3171