Troopers from the state police Rutland barracks conducted a joint investigation with the Brandon Police Dept. in connection with six separate burglaries committed within a short time frame of one another. These burglaries targeted locations in West Rutland, Pittsford and Brandon. The investigation led to the identity of Cassandra Chasse from Brandon.
On Dec. 8, at about 1 p.m., troopers interviewed Cassandra Chasse, who admitted to the burglaries committed at Kamuda’s Country Market and Maclure Library in Pittsford. Chasse further admitted to numerous burglaries in the Brandon area and a burglary in the West Rutland area under investigation by another trooper. During the interview, it was discovered the burglary in West Rutland was committed at the S.E. Smith company.
During the interview with Chasse, it was learned Irving Rose knew of the burglaries that occurred in Pittsford.
Chasse was issued multiple citations on suspicion of burglary and ordered to appear at 10 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021, in Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division.
Rose was cited on suspicion of accessory after the fact and ordered to appear also at 10 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021, in Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division.
The Brandon Police Dept. also issued Chasse separate citations related to burglaries in their area.