Carol Jean VanWormer, 43, of South Burlington, VT
On December 6, 2018 at approximately 1648 hours, Brattleboro Police responded to the intersection of Canal Street and John Seitz Drive for a report of a female in the roadway. On arrival, Police determined that Carol Van Wormer was incapacitated after “huffing” from an aerosol can. Evidence was seized. She quickly recovered and moved along.
Police encountered her again approx. 25 minutes later in a nearby parking lot. She again appeared intoxicated from huffing. More evidence was seized and she was allowed to leave.
Less than 10 minutes later Police received a report that Van Wormer had stolen some items from a Pharmacy on Canal Street. She was located in the parking lot and was again intoxicated from huffing. She was taken in to custody after a minor struggle. She was processed at the Brattleboro Police Department and released on citation.
Within the next 30 minutes, Police received another call that Van Wormer was in the parking lot of a Pharmacy off of Putney Rd huffing. She was taken into custody without incident and later released. Van Wormer is being charged with improper possession, use, or sale of hazardous inhalants, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and retail theft.