The Vermont Department of Corrections has traveled to Connecticut to take custody of William Smith for his future transport back to the State of Vermont. It is estimated that Smith will arrive back in Vermont later this evening. Smith is currently held on active arrest warrants for Violation of Probation, Failure to comply with the VT Sex Offender Registry, as well as failing to appear at a jury draw for a Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order. Vermont State Police continues to investigate the missing person case involving MacKayla Lozell and her relationship with Smith. This investigation may result in subsequent charges. Smith’s future court appearances stemming from the arrests warrants will be at the direction of the Department of Corrections and the State’s Attorney’s Office.