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August 22, 2016

Press Release/Vermont State Police/NUSI/Lewd & Lascivious Conduct with a Child/Case# 16A203429




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STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE#: 16A203429

TROOPER: Detective Trooper Richard Stepien

STATION: St Albans Barracks assigned to the Northwest Unit for Special Investigations (NUSI)

CONTACT#: (802)527-4002

DATE/TIME: 07-15-2016
LOCATION: Highgate, VT
VIOLATION: Lewd and Lascivious with Child

ACCUSED: Sebastian Adams-Locke
AGE: 18
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Swanton, VT

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE: N/A
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 07-15-2016, the Northwest Unit for Special Investigations (NUSI) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) were notified by the Vermont State Police (VSP) of a matter involving Sebastian Adams-Locke, age 18.

A subsequent investigation revealed that Adams-Locke had committed the offense of Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a child by exposing himself to a juvenile female through electronic messaging via a cell phone app, as well as inappropriately touching the female earlier in that day. Statements and
interviews were conducted to collect additional evidence relating to the incident.

On 08-19-2016 Adams-Locke was arrested at the VSP-St Albans barracks in St. Albans, VT, for the offense. Adams-Locke was fingerprinted and photographed. Adams-Locke was then released with a citation to appear at the Franklin Superior Court, Criminal Division, on 08-29-2016 at 1300 hours.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 08-29-2016
COURT: Franklin
LODGED LOCATION: N/A
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y



Detective Trooper Richard Stepien
Vermont State Police-St Albans
Bureau of Criminal Investigations-Northwest Special Investigations Unit
Crisis Negotiator
(802) 527-4002 Office
Richard.Stepien@vermont.gov


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To: Stepien, Richard <Richard.Stepien@vermont.gov>
Subject: Adams-Locke




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