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July 10, 2016

VSP ARREST- VANESSA HOYT/MORSE (OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE) - FELONY

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#:                   16C302322
TROOPER:              LUKE HALL                                                            
STATION:               SHAFTSBURY                    
CONTACT#:           (802)442-5421

DATE/TIME:           07/10/2016 -  18:30 HOURS
LOCATION:            ARLINGTON (VT)
VIOLATION:           OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

ACCUSED:              VANESSA HOYT/ MORSE                                                                    
AGE:                       28
CITY:                       SHAFTSBURY (VT)

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On July 10, 2016, at approximately 18:30 hours, Troopers were contacted by an adult male victim of Arlington (VT).  The victim informed Troopers that Hoyt/ Morse had contacted him with intentions of persuading him to not testify against her, or change his testimony regarding her actions in an upcoming court hearing. 

Troopers quickly obtained evidence that corroborated the victims’ statements.  Troopers later located Vanessa in Shaftsbury (VT) and took her into custody for Obstruction of Justice (Felony). 

Vanessa was processed at the Shaftsbury Barracks and later lodged within the Marble Valley Correctional Center (MVCC) in Rutland (VT).  Vanessa is scheduled to appear in the Bennington County Superior Court, Criminal Division, on July 25, 2016 at 08:15 hours.

COURT DATE: JULY 25, 2016 @ 08:15 HOURS                               
COURT: BENNINGTON (VT)
MUG SHOT: YES
FINGER PRINTS: YES


Trooper Luke Hall

VERMONT STATE POLICE
Troop C- Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Road,
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
(802)442-5421