VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Mattuchio
STATION: St. Albans
LOCATION: 3108 RT 78 Highgate, VT
VIOLATION: Uttering forged and counterfeiting instruments
ACCUSED: Peter Gagnon
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On January 25, 2017 VSP St. Albans received a call from the Highgate Village Market located at 3108 RT 78 in Highgate, VT regarding someone using a counterfeit $100.00 bill on the night of January 24, 2017.
During further investigation, it was learned that Swanton Police Department and St. Albans Police Departments also had similar incidents. During this investigation, it was learned that Peter Gagnon (20) of St. Albans, VT used the fake $100.00 bill to purchase $20.00 in gas at the Highgate Village Market.
On January 27, 2017, Peter Gagnon was arrested and given a citation to appear in Franklin County Superior Court on February 21, 2017 for the charge of Uttering forged or counterfeited instruments.
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 2/21/17
COURT: Franklin County Superior
LODGED - N/A
MUG SHOT: Yes
*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.