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July 4, 2016

Arrest Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16A203226
TROOPER: Skelly                                              
STATION: VSP St. Albans                    
CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

DATE/TIME: July 4, 2016 at approximately 1207 hours.
LOCATION: The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Highgate Point of Entry located at 480 Welcome Center Road in Highgate Springs, Vermont.
VIOLATION: The defendant committed the offenses of Possession of a Depressant Drug, a violation of Title 18, Vermont Statutes Annotated Section 4234.

ACCUSED: Vanessa Gaumer                                       
AGE: 34
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Seattle, Washington.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On July 4, 2016 at approximately 1207 hours the Vermont State Police were notified by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agents at the Highgate Point of Entry of a seizure of a small amount of regulated drugs. The Vermont State Police responded to the scene and conducted a preliminary investigation. Investigation revealed that Vanessa Gaumer had committed the offense of Possession of a Depressant Drug, a violation of Title 18, Vermont Statutes Annotated Section 4234. Gaumer was released on a citation to appear to the Franklin County Superior Court on July 6, 2016.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: July 6, 2016.           
COURT: Franklin County Superior Court.
MUG SHOT: N



Trooper Kirsten Skelly
Vermont State Police
140 Fisher Pond Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
(802) 524-5993