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November 23, 2016

Petit Larceny Arrest - Westminster

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16D003810

TROOPER: Steeves                          

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 11/22/16 - 1330 hours

LOCATION: Westminster Central School

VIOLATION: Petit Larceny

 

ACCUSED: Jacquelyn Fougere                                             

AGE: 23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Springfield, VT

 

VICTIM: Sandra Smidutz

AGE: 55

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Westminster, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 11/22/16 at approximately 1330 hours Sandra Smidutz reported her coat stolen from the Westminster Central School. In the coats pockets were keys to the school and Smidutz' cell phone. At approximately 1632 Smidutz' called to report her phone's 'find my iPhone' function had located her phone in Springfield. She advised that she turned on the lost phone feature and the phone was subsequently shut off. When State Police arrived at the phone’s last known location, investigation revealed that Jacquelyn Fougere was in possession of Smidutz' phone. Also recovered were Smidutz’ coat and the school’s keys. Fougere was subsequently cited for Petit Larceny and released.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE:  1/17/17          

COURT: Windham

LODGED - No LOCATION: N/A   

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

PBT: NOT APPLICABLE

 

 

 

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