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January 14, 2020

New Haven Barracks / Lewd or Lascivious Conduct and Luring a Child

NEWS RELEASE 

 

CASE#: 19B503672

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Detective Trooper Patrick Slaney 

STATION: New Haven- Bureau of Criminal Investigations

CONTACT #: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: December 27, 2019 at approximately 1200 hrs.

INCIDENT LOCATION: Lincoln, VT

VIOLATION(S): 

 

Title 13 VSA 2620 Lewd or Lascivious Conduct with a Child

Title 13 VSA 2828 Luring a Child

 

ACCUSED: Walter Hutton

AGE: 35

CITY/STATE OF RESIDENCE: Palm Harbor, Florida

 

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

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On December 28, 2019, Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations Detective Troopers were notified of a complaint involving lewd or lascivious conduct with a child and luring. As a result of the subsequent investigative actions, including multiple interviews, probable cause was found to believe Walter Hutton’s actions with a child were lewd or lascivious and that he attempted to lure the same child. At the time of the initial report, Hutton was found to have returned to Florida. Due to this fact, and seriousness of the allegations, an arrest warrant was sought and granted by the Vermont Superior Court. Extradition from anywhere in the United States back to Vermont was also granted by request.

 

On January 13, 2020, Hutton was located and taken into custody by members of the Pinellas County Florida Sheriff’s Office without incident. The extradition process will begin at a time to be determined.

 

COURT ACTION:  Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: To Be Determined.

COURT: Addison County Superior Court

MUG SHOT: Not Available

 

Detective Trooper Patrick Slaney

Vermont State Police

Troop B West/BCI

2490 Ethan Allen Hwy

New Haven, VT 05472

Office: 802-388-4919

Cell: 802 585-6498

Email: Patrick.slaney@vermont.gov