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August 30, 2016

Press Release-Arrest- St. Johnsbury

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B102673

TROOPER: David Upson                                                

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 07/29/2016

LOCATION: Comfort Inn, St. Johnsbury

VIOLATION: Possession of Stolen Property

 

ACCUSED: Keith Courtemarche                                                                 

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury

 

VICTIM: William Peasley

AGE: 33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shrewsbury, Maine

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 07/29/2016 at 0815 hours, State Police responded to the

Comfort Inn located at 703 U.S. Route 5 in Saint Johnsbury, VT to a report of a

theft from a vehicle belonging to a guest. Subsequent to the investigation,

Keith Courtemarche, 27, of Saint Johnsbury, VT was cited for possession of

stolen property and providing false information to Police.

 

Courtemarche was also cited for a Burglary at Paul's Whistle Stop in McIndoe

Falls that occurred in 2015 (Case #15B103111). Courtemarche's arrests stem from

a Search Warrant that was executed on 08/25/16 by the St. Johnsbury Police

Department with assistance from the Essex County Sherriff's Department and the

Vermont State Police.   

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 09/19/2016                            

COURT: Caledonia County

MUG SHOT: No