Jared Johnson, 26, of Brattleboro, VT
Jami-Leigh Ashcraft, 26, of Brattleboro, VT
On 11/03/2017 Brattleboro Police responded to a business on Putney Road for a report of a male and female placing items in their pockets to include live animals. The male was reported to be Jared A. Johnson.
Upon arrival, police met with an employee who advised Johnson and his girlfriend, Jami-Leigh Ashcraft, left in a vehicle. Police later located the vehicle on Western Ave and attempted to make a motor vehicle stop but the vehicle fled.
After watching store surveillance at the business, it was discovered that Johnson and Ashcraft took a live rat from the business.
Johnson and Ashcraft were located at a later date and were issued citations to appear in court on 01/02/2018 to answer the charge.