Woman arrested outside school board meeting in Townshend

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TOWNSHEND — A 55-year-old woman was arrested following an incident in Townshend yesterday.

Authorities say they were notified of a disorderly individual at Leland and Gray High School causing a disturbance at a school board meeting at around 7:35 p.m.

Police say the woman, identified to be Elizabeth Dery, of Townshend, was observed outside the school engaging in a verbal confrontation with members of the school board.

Following an investigation, police learned that Dery had exhibited criminal behavior, including disorderly conduct and violation of conditions of release.

She was arrested and cited to appear in court.

The conditions of release stemmed from an arrest on May 23 for DUI, disorderly conduct, attempting to elude, and resisting arrest.

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