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February 20, 2020

Bureau of Criminal Investigation - Troop B East/Sexual Assault and Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a Child

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

CASE#: 19B204753
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Detective Michael Studin and Sergeant Joe Swanson of the
Woodstock Police Department
STATION: Bureau of Criminal Investigation - Troop B East
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: On 02/20/20, at approximately 0950 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: The towns of Pomfret and Woodstock
VIOLATION: 4 felony counts of sexual assault and 3 felony counts of lewd and
lascivious conduct with a child

ACCUSED: Justin Chamberlin
AGE: 27
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hartford, Vermont

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE:
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:On 12/04/19, detectives from the Woodstock Police
Department and the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation
commenced an investigation in allegations of sexual abuse by Justin Chamberlin.
During the course of the investigation, it was learned that Chamberlin had
sexually abused a juvenile on several occasions in the towns of Promfret and
Woodstock. As a result, Chamberlin was charged with 4 felony counts of sexual
assault and 3 felony counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. The
honorable Windsor County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Mann issued several
conditions of release for Chamberlin and ordered him to appear in Windsor County
Superior Court, Criminal Division on 02/21/20.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME:02/21/20 at 1230 hours
COURT: Windsor County Superior Court, Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION: Not Lodged
BAIL: None
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.

Detective Sergeant Michael Studin
Vermont State Police
Royalton Barracks
2011 Vermont Route 107
Bethel, VT 05032
802-234-9933 (w)
802-234-6520 (f)
Michael.studin@vermont.gov