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- Fair Haven youth charged with lewd and lascivious conduct with a child and luring a child
FAIR HAVEN-On April 8, 2013 the Vermont State Police Special
Investigation Unit in Rutland arrested Brandon Ellis, age 18 of
Fair Haven, Vt. for lewd and lascivious conduct with a child and
luring a child.
The juvenile victim, age 13, reported when she was 11 years-old
Ellis exposed himself and tried to entice her to engage in a sexual
act. At the completion of the investigation, Ellis was
arrested on said charges and scheduled to appear in Rutland
District Court on May 6, 2013.
Ellis is on court conditions of release for pending sex offenses
that occurred during the same time period.
Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a child holds a maximum penalty
of 15 years and a $5,000 fine. Luring a Child holds a maximum
penalty of 5 years and a $10,000 fine.
The Rutland Unit for Special Investigations is a
multidisciplinary team that investigates, prosecutes and serves the
needs of victims of crimes involving sexual exploitation of
children and adults, also physical abuse of children and vulnerable