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April 24, 2017

Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
PRESS RELEASE
VIOLATION OF CONDITIONS OF RELEASE


CASE#: 17A201958                                                          
TROOPER: Weed             
STATION: VSP St. Albans                                              
CONTACT#: 802 524 5993

DATE/TIME: 04/23/2017  1611 hours
STREET: Gore Rd and VT RT 78
TOWN: Highgate

OFFENDER
OFFENDER: Josie Spears
AGE: 33    
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Swanton, VT


SUMMARY:

On April 23, 2017 at 1611 hours the Vermont State Police received a call from a female advising that Josie Spears had violated the conditions of her release.  Spears is currently under conditions of release that prohibit her contact with a former student with whom she is alleged to have had sexual contact.  The subsequent investigation concluded a violation had occurred. Members of the Vermont State Police took Spears into custody and processed her at the St. Albans barracks. After the conclusion of processing Spears was lodged on $1,000 bail and is set to appear before the Franklin County Superior Court Criminal Division on 04/23/2017 to answer to the charge of Violation of Conditions of Release.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 04/23/2017                            
COURT: Franklin
LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden County Correctional Center            
BAIL: $1,000
MUG SHOT: N