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February 15, 2020

Shaftsbury Barracks / False Info to Police + Custodial Interference

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B303787

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Ben Irwin                          

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                     

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: November 10, 2019 / 1340 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: East Rd, Shaftsbury VT

VIOLATION: False Info to Police / Custodial Interference

 

ACCUSED: Melissa Brown                                             

AGE: 41

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shaftsbury VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the above date and time the Vermont State Police -

Shaftsbury Barracks were notified of the whereabouts of a missing juvenile that

was supposed to be in the custody of DCF. Melissa Brown provided false

information to police of the whereabouts of the runaway juvenile who was

ultimately located inside Melissa's residence. Upon completion of the

investigation, Melissa was issued a Criminal Citation to appear at the

Bennington Superior Court - Criminal Division on March 9, 2020 at 0815 hours.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: March 9, 2020 / 0815 hours            

COURT: Bennington Superior Court - Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Not available

 

 

 

 

*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 Benjamin Irwin

Vermont State Police

96 Airport Rd

Shaftsbury VT, 05262

802-442-5421