Category Archives: Vance Phillips

Ayotte Asks For Phillips’ Resignation At Sussex Council Meeting

As the Lawsuit against Vance Phillips rages in the newspapers, I decided to attend the Sussex County Council Meeting of May 22. I had been wondering why the members of the county council had not demanded the resignation of Councilman Vance Phillips. Upon entering the county administration office before the meeting began, I spotted Councilman Sam Wilson and asked him to demand Phillips' resignation from the County Council. His response, "That's not going to happen, He who has not sinned, let him cast the first stone. Do you have a stone Don?" I thanked him for his 'philosophical wit' and left the office. Wilson's reaction indicated to me that the council was "circling the wagons," around their favorite councilman, Vance Phillips. I decided to sign up to speak at the conclusion of the meeting, where citizen's comments are welcomed and afforded three minutes to voice their opinions. Read more

Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips Sued

According to complaint K13C-05-005, filed in Kent County Superior Court on May 6, Sussex County Councilman, Vance Phillips has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by the attorney Nicholas H. Rodrigues, of Schmittinger & Rodriguez, P.A. of Dover on behalf of the Plaintiff. Naming Sussex County Councilman, Vance Phillips of Laurel as the defendant in the lawsuit, the plaintiff alleges in a 17 page lawsuit that Phillips first encouraged a young woman, the plaintiff to become involved in politics around the age of 16 and after she became 18, the defendant, Vance Phillips, forced the Plaintiff into sexual activity several times in different locations, while intimidating her to keep the activity secret. the suit seeks relief for intentional infliction of emotional distress. The complaint includes graphic details of use of sex-toys, bondage and threats. Mr. Phillips has not commented Read more