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February 25, 2017

Press Release / VSP New Haven / Person prohibited from possessing a firearm / 17B500557

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B500557

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Cpl. Michelle LeBlanc                            

STATION:  VSP New Haven Barracks                   

CONTACT#: (802) 388 - 4919

 

DATE/TIME: 02/22/17 @ approximately 1835 hrs.

LOCATION: Panton Road, Panton VT

VIOLATION: Person prohibited from possessing a firearm

 

ACCUSED: Anthony Booska                                              

AGE: 36

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vergennes VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 02/22/17, at approximately 1835 hours, Vermont State Police received a call about a suspicious male in the Town of Panton, VT. 

 

Vermont State Police located the male and identified him as Anthony Booska.  Investigation found Booska was under the influence of prescription medication as well as in possession of a loaded weapon.  Further investigation revealed Booska was unable to possess a firearm due to a prior violent crime arrest in Vermont. 

 

Booska was processed at the New Haven Barracks for this offense and also issued a Vermont Civil Violation for possession of marijuana.  Booska was released on a citation.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 04/24/17           

COURT: Addison County Criminal Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

PBT: N/A

 

 

 

*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.

 

 

Corporal Michelle LeBlanc

Vermont State Police

B Troop – New Haven Barracks

2490 Ethan Allen Highway – PO Box 83

New Haven, VT 05472

(802) 388-4919

Michelle.LeBlanc@vermont.gov