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February 20, 2020

Middlesex Barracks / Retail Theft

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#:20A300816

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Keith Lewia                            

STATION: Middlesex                   

CONTACT#: (802)229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 2/19/2020 @ 0930 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Kinney Drugs, Waterbury, VT

VIOLATION: Retail Theft

 

ACCUSED: Melissa Dunster                                              

AGE: 46

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, VT

 

VICTIM: Kinney Drugs

AGE: N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On February 19, 2020 at approximately 0930 hours, Troopers with the Vermont

State Police Middlesex barracks received a retail theft complaint from the

Kinney Drugs located in Waterbury, VT.

 

Employees at the store reported security footage of Melissa Dunster, 46,

removing items from shelves and concealing them on her person on two separate occasions.

Employees later confirmed these items as missing from store inventory with no record of sale.

 

Troopers located Dunster at her residence and issued her a citation for Retail

Theft. That citation orders Dunster to appear before the Washington County

Superior Court on April 2, 2020 at 0830 hours to answer to the above charge.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: April 2, 2020 at 0830 hours          

COURT: Washington County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 

 

 

 

*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.