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June 28, 2017

Middlesex Barracks / Burglary

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A302420

RANK: Trooper Isaac Merriam

STATION: VSP Middlesex             

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 06/15/2017 – 06/19/2017

LOCATION: Plainfield, Vermont

VIOLATION: Burglary

 

ACCUSED: Shannon F. Edwards                                           

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Nikolajs Znamenskis

AGE: 51

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Plainfield, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Maryanne Douglas

AGE: 58

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Plainfield, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Theodore Goulette

AGE: 69

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Plainfield, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Barbara Goulette

AGE: 68

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Plainfield, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Charles Barasch

AGE: 67

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Plainfield, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Andrea Gould

AGE: 66

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Plainfield, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

During the month of June, The Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks investigated a total of three burglaries in the town of Plainfield, VT. During the investigation, Troopers gained information about a potential suspect. The subsequent investigation lead Troopers to a residence in Plainfield where they located and recovered over 400 pieces of stolen property. The suspect was identified as Shannon Edwards. Edwards was cited at the Northeast Correctional Complex and was ordered to appear in Washington County Superior Court on July 13th, 2017 to answer to the charges of burglary.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 07/13/2017 at 0830 hours        

COURT: Washington County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION:  In custody for outstanding warrant

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAIABLE

 

*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 Isaac W. Merriam

Vermont State Police

Troop A-Middlesex Barracks

1080 U.S. Route 2

Middlesex, VT 05602