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September 15, 2016

PRESS RELEASE-#16B103663/3666-Arrest for Embezzlement

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B103663 and #16B103666

TROOPER: Shaffer                                          

STATION: VSP-St. Johnsbury              

CONTACT#: 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 09/14/16

LOCATION: Dollar Tree, Green Mtn. Mall, St. Johnsbury

VIOLATION: Embezzlement

 

ACCUSED: Richelle Shackett and Myisha Reid                                                                     

AGE: 32 and 20

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury

 

VICTIM: Dollar Tree Stores

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 09/14/16 State Police began an investigation into suspected embezzlement at the Dollar Tree Store in St. Johnsbury by current employees. Investigation found Richelle Shackett and Myisha Reid had been obtaining goods from the store by illegal means. This conduct was found to have occurred numerous since April 2016 with the two illegally obtaining over $8,000.00 in goods.

  Both individuals were issued citations to appear in Caledonia Superior Court on 11/07/16 to answer a felony charge of embezzlement.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

MUG SHOT: Yes, by request

 

Trooper David Shaffer

Vermont State Police- St. Johnsbury

802-748-3111

802-748-1585 (Fax)

Please note new email address (eff. 07/27/15) David.Shaffer@Vermont.Gov