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October 28, 2016

Press Release - Sexual Assault - St. Johnsbury

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16B104357

TROOPER: Detective Sergeant David Petersen                              

STATION: VSP-St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: August and September 2016

LOCATION: Caledonia County

VIOLATION: Sexual Assault (with individual under the age of 16)

 

ACCUSED: Adam Whiting                                              

AGE: 22

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterford, VT

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 10/19/16, the Vermont State Police were notified of a report of a female

juvenile that had a consensual romantic relationship with a 22 year old male. During

the romantic relationship the 22 year old male and the female juvenile engaged

in sexual activity, leaving the female juvenile pregnant.

 

An investigation was commenced. During the investigation, the 22 year old male

was identified as Adam Whiting of Waterford, VT. Evidence was obtained verifying

the information provided within the initial report.

 

On 10/28/16, Whiting was issued a citation to appear on the Caledonia Criminal

Unit of the Vermont Superior Court on a charge of Sexual Assault (engaging in

sexual activity with an individual under the age of 16). Whiting is scheduled to

appear in court on 11/14/16.  

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 11/14/16            

COURT: Caledonia Criminal Unit

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A   

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: See attachment

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.