by Joseph Gresser
NEWPORT — A Newport woman visited the Newport City Police Department on October 18 and, according to his affidavit, told Detective James LeClair a relative took her debit card and used it without permission. Detective LeClair said the woman told him she missed her card for a few days and, after she found it, had her husband check the balance in their account. He checked and found it cleaned out, the affidavit says.
Detective LeClair said he went in search of Lauretta L. Poquette, 47, of Winooski, who the woman said had drained her account. He said he found her car parked on Bayview Street and looking into it saw drug paraphernalia…..
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