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July 27, 2017

VSP-St. Albans Barracks-NUSI/Sexual Abuse of Vulnerable Adult

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A203276

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Det/Tpr. Richard Stepien                           

STATION: VSP-St. Albans/NUSI                     

CONTACT#: (802) 527-4002

 

DATE/TIME: 07-07-2017

INCIDENT LOCATION: St. Albans City

VIOLATION: Sexual Abuse of Vulnerable Adult

 

ACCUSED: Shaun M. Letourneau                                             

AGE: 51

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Enosburg Falls, VT

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 07-10-2017, the Northwest Unit for Special Investigations (NUSI) was notified by the St. Albans Police Department of a matter involving Shaun Letourneau, age 51.

 

A subsequent joint investigation by the Vermont State Police/NUSI and Adult Protective Services (APS) revealed that Letourneau had committed the offense of Sexual Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult in the city of St. Albans, VT.  Statements

and interviews were obtained along with additional evidence relating to the incident.

 

On 07-27-2017, Letourneau was arrested in St Albans, VT, and brought back to the VSP-St Albans Barracks for the offense. Letourneau was fingerprinted and photographed. Letourneau was then released with a citation to appear at the Franklin County Superior Court, Criminal Division, on 07-31-2017 at 1300 hours.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 07-31-2017

COURT: Franklin

LODGED LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

 

*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.

 

 

Detective Trooper Richard Stepien
Vermont State Police-St Albans
Bureau of Criminal Investigations-
Northwest Special Investigations Unit

Crisis Negotiator
(802) 527-4002 Office

Richard.Stepien@vermont.gov

 

 

 

From: Stepien, Richard
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2017 3:55 PM
To: Stepien, Richard <Richard.Stepien@vermont.gov>
Subject: Pic

 

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