Laura Hatfield, 42, of Brattleboro, VT
Det Sgt. Eaton
On November 19, 2019, Brattleboro Police received a report that a prior care giver for an elderly male had embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from him over a period of 3 years. The lengthy investigation revealed that Hatfield had taken over $225,000 from the victim without his permission or for his benefit. Hatfield was issued a citation on 2/9/21 to appear in court at a later date.
Mary Garfield, 33, of Brattleboro, VT
On 12/14/20 Brattleboro Police were made aware of an embezzlement incident that occurred at a business on Canal St.
Investigation into this matter revealed that an employee, Mary A. Garfield, a 33 year old female from Brattleboro, was entrusted with the task of transferring the funds that the business generated to the bank. Garfield, after taking the money from the business, stole a portion of the funds prior to depositing the money at the bank.
Garfield was issued a citation for Embezzelment, and will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 1/26/21 to answer her charge.