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May 20, 2017

ST. JOHNSBURY BARRACKS / POSSESSION OF REGULATED DRUG

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A402240

TROOPER: Shaffer                             

STATION: VSP-St. Johnsbury             

CONTACT#: 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 05/02/17 @ 1830 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Mill Street, Bradford

VIOLATION: Possession of Regulated Drug

 

ACCUSED: Melanie Blair                                            

AGE: 40

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barre, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  State Police responded to a report of a suspicious person and vehicle on Mill Street in Bradford on 05/02/2017 at approximately 1830 hours. Upon arrival, Troopers located Melanie Blair parked alongside the roadway. Numerous criminal indicators were observed and consent to search the vehicle was granted. Said search yielded a small number of prescription medications not prescribed to Blair. She was arrested for possession of a regulated drug and processed at the Bradford Outpost. She was released on a citation to appear in Orange County Court on 07/26/2017.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

*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 David Shaffer

Vermont State Police- St. Johnsbury

802-748-3111

802-748-1585 (Fax)

David.Shaffer@Vermont.Gov

 

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