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August 6, 2018

Williston Barracks / False Reports to Law Enforcement

 

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 18A303431

RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Wagner                           

STATION: Williston                   

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 8/4/18 at approximately 7:55PM

INCIDENT LOCATION: Marshfield Reservoir, Cabot

VIOLATION: False Reports to Law Enforcement

 

ACCUSED: Joshua Murray                                                         

AGE: 24

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barre, VT

  

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On August 4, 2018 at approximately 7:55PM Vermont State Police received a call from 24 year-old Joshua Murray reporting a theft that had occurred at the Marshfield Reservoir. Investigation revealed that no theft had actually occurred and that Murray had made a false report to law enforcement. He was processed at the Middlesex barracks on 8/6/18 and issued a citation to appear in Washington County Superior Court to answer to the charge of False Reports.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE / TIME: 10/11/2018 – 8:30AM       

COURT:  Washington County Superior Court

LODGED: No  LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A 

MUG SHOT: Yes

 

 

*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 Justin Wagner

Vermont State Police – Williston

2777 St. George Road

Williston, VT 05495

Phone: 802-878-7111

Fax: 802-878-2742