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August 1, 2016

Arrest Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16A203699

TROOPER: Skelly                                              

STATION: VSP St. Albans                    

CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: July 29, 2016 at approximately 1327 hours.

LOCATION: Montgomery Road in Berkshire, Vermont.

VIOLATION: Cultivation of Marijuana.

 

ACCUSED: Michael Sowa                                                                             

AGE: 41

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Montgomery, Vermont.

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On July 29, 2016 the Vermont State Police executed a search warrant at a

residential home on Montgomery Road in Berkshire, Vermont. The State Police

seized approximately 40 Marijuana plants from the residence. Investigation

revealed that Michael Sowa had committed the offense of Cultivation of

Marijuana, a violation of Title 18, Vermont Statutes Annotated Section 4230. On

August 1, 2016 Michael Sowa was released on a citation to appear to the Franklin

County Superior Court on August 29, 2016 at approximately 1300 hours.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: August 29, 2016 at approximately 1300 hours.       

COURT: Franklin County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

 

 

Attached is a photograph of Sowa.

 

Trooper Kirsten Skelly

Vermont State Police

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

(802) 524-5993

E-mail: Kirsten.Skelly@vermont.gov