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May 11, 2017

Shaftsbury Barracks/Burglary/False Information to a LEO/False Token/Possession of Stolen Property

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16C300827

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Paul F Sokolowski Jr                      

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                                           

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 03-11-2016/1146 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Dorset, Vermont

VIOLATION: Burglary, False Information to a LEO, False Token, and Possession of Stolen Property

 

ACCUSED: Brandi Merrow aka Brandi Grover                                                

AGE: 40 yoa

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Manchester Vermont

 

ACCUSED: George Hale                                              

AGE: 56 yoa

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Manchester Vermont

 

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 03-11-2016 at approximately 1146 hours, Vermont State Police responded to Dorset Vermont for a home that was burglarized during the night of 03-10-2017.

 

Upon arrival,  silver coins, cash and jewelry were found stolen. After an extensive investigation and with the assistance of Manchester Police Department, George Hale was arrested for Possession of Stolen Property, False Token, and False Information to a Police Officer. Brandi Merrow aka Brandi Grover was arrested for Burglary, Possession of Stolen Property, and False Information to a Police Officer.

 

George Hale was arraigned in Windham County Court on 02-27-2017. Brandi Merrow aka Brandi Grover  was arrested on 05-09-2017 and issued a citation to appear in the Bennington County Superior Court on 06-26-2017.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 06-27-2017@0800 hours            

COURT:Windham County & Bennington County Superior Court 

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE

 

 

 

 

*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. 

 

 

 

 

 

Trooper Paul F Sokolowski Jr

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262

Phone: 802-442-5421

Fax:       802-442-3263