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For Immediate Release

September 29, 2021 John Curtis, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of Vermont (802) 557-6804;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Non-Compliant Sex Offender Arrested in Burlington

Burlington, VT – The U.S. Marshals, Burlington Police Department, and Colchester Police Department arrested a non-compliant sex offender on a Department of Corrections Burlington Probation and Parole warrant on September 28, 2021.

Tyler Benoit (25) was wanted by Vermont Department of Corrections for violating his conditions of release with an underlying offense of Sexual Assault-Victim less than 16 years old. Benoit also had active arrest warrants from Colchester PD for Burglary into an occupied dwelling, domestic assault, unlawful mischief, disturbing the peace by phone, unlawful trespass, criminal threating, and stalking. Benoit was also listed as non-compliant with the sex offender registry.

Benoit’s criminal history includes burglary, sex assault, and multiple violations of conditions of release.

Additional Arrest:

Brownington, VT - The U.S. Marshals and Vermont State Police arrested an offender wanted for 3 counts of heroin sales on September 29, 2021.

Kassandra Medellin-Oliver (34) was wanted by the State Police for 3 felony counts of heroin sales, violation of probation, and violation of conditions of release.

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