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April 26, 2018

Westminster Barracks/ Unlawful Trespass

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 18B102446

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Colin Shepley                             

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 04/26/2018 at approximately 1345 hours.

INCIDENT LOCATION: Coleman Hill Road Jamaica, Vermont

VIOLATION: Unlawful Trespass, Possession of a Dangerous Weapon While Committing

a Felony.

 

ACCUSED: Clinton S. Messiter                                               

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bondville, Vermont

 

VICTIM: Kyle McGowan

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Jamaica, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the above date and time, Vermont State Police along with

Winhall Police were dispatched to a residence on Coleman Hills Road in the Town

of Jamaica for a possible burglary. Dispatch was informed by the caller, that he

located a former roommate inside his residence and a weapon was displayed by the

suspect after being confronted.

 

Police subsequently located the suspect a short distance away and investigation

led to the suspect being arrested for unlawful trespass and possession of a

dangerous weapon while committing a felony. The suspect was later processed at

the Winhall Police Department and transported to Southern State Correctional

Facility on $500 bail. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 04/27/2018 at 1230 hours.            

COURT: Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Lodged/ Southern State Correctional Facility      

BAIL: $500

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 Colin Shepley 

Vermont State Police - Westminster   

1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Tel. (802) 722-4600  

Fax. (802) 722-4690

 

 




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