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Posted on: September 19, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Inmate charged with felony after smashing computer screen

Robert Brown

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on Monday September 19, 2016, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Brown, 29, of Williston, Vermont. Brown was charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd a class E Felony.

Brown is accused of smashing a commissary kiosk computer screen inside the Washington County Correctional Facility while incarcerated on an unrelated charge. The damage estimate for the smashed screen is $969.

Brown was arrested and processed on today’s date while still being held in the Washington County jail on an unrelated charge. An order to produce was issued for Mr. Brown to be arraigned in the Town of Fort Edward Court on a later date.

The case is being forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review and possible Grand Jury action. The case was investigated by Investigator Matthew Lohret.

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