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November 23, 2016

VSP Press Release: False Pretenses

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#:16B104121
TROOPER: Casey Ross                                    
STATION: St. Johnsbury                    
CONTACT#:748-3111

DATE/TIME: 11/22/2016 Afternoon
LOCATION: St. Jonhsbury
VIOLATION: False Pretenses

ACCUSED: Derek Bristol                                                
AGE: 19
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, VT
VICTIM: Marie O'Brien
AGE: 50
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, VT.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On the morning of 10/13/2016, Vermont State Police received a complaint of a suspicious ATM withdrawal from Marie O'Brien's account. Investigation revealed
that Derek Bristol accessed the account without permission and made a withdrawal. On 11/22/2016, St. Johnsbury Police Department assisted VSP and
issued Bristol a citation for False Pretenses.

COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 1/9/2017 
COURT: Caledonia
MUG SHOT: No
MUG SHOT: No


Trooper Casey Ross
Vermont State Police
“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury
1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1
Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
PH: (802) 748-3111
FX: (802) 748-1585