Out-of-staters busted for mischief in Addison County

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In two separate incidents, out-of-staters were up to no good in Addison County, police say.  

Jilted lover – on Jan. 23, the Vermont State Police received a report that Kyle L. Wilson (27) of Biddeford, Maine was posting sexually explicit images of a 31 year old Bristol resident, on various social media platforms. 

Upon investigation, Troopers discovered after the victim ended their relationship with Wilson, Wilson keyed the Victim’s vehicle. Wilson then stole the victim’s cell phone and fled the State of Vermont. 

Using the victim’s cell phone, Wilson posted several sexually explicit images of the victim on various social media platforms with lewd captions. Wilson continued to make several social media posts about the Victim, causing severe emotional distress. These posts, along with several text messages, disturbed the peace and harassed the Victim. Many of the social media posts also targeted the victim’s sexual identity. 

While in possession of the victim’s stolen cell phone, Wilson spent over $300 of the victim’s money through the platform called Venmo. Further investigation revealed Wilson is a felon in possession of a firearm. 

Wilson was subsequently located in Biddeford, Maine. Officers with the Biddeford Police Department issued a court citation to Wilson on behalf of the Vermont State Police. 

On Feb. 3, state police received a report that Elizabeth Petersen (48) of New Britain, CT and Michael Perron (51) of New Britain, CT took a victim away from their residence in New Haven. 

Troopers discovered the victim is considered a vulnerable adult by the Addison County Superior Court. Petersen and Perron took the victim from her residence without consent of the victim’s legal guardians. The location of Petersen, Perron, and the Victim were unknown but were believed to be in Connecticut. The victim was then considered a missing person. 

While in the care of Petersen and Perron, the Victim sustained a fall and suffered from serious bodily injury, requiring the victim to be hospitalized. Officers from the Southington Police Department in CT contacted the New Haven Barracks and identified the victim as the missing person.  

Further investigation revealed Petersen forged several checks in the victim’s name and cashed them at various locations across the Town of New Haven. Petersen also used the victim’s debit card to make purchases at these various locations. 

The legal guardians were contacted and safely returned the victim to their residence in New Haven, VT. 

On Feb. 11, Petersen and Perron were subsequently located in New Britain, CT. The New Britain Police Department cited Petersen and Perron on behalf of the Vermont State Police.

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