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May 31, 2016

Press Release // VSP - St. Albans // 16A202560 // Offender in Burglary Arrested - Enosburg








CASE#:           16A202560     

TROOPER:    Trooper Olson                                   

STATION:       St. Albans                            

CONTACT#:   (802) 524-5993


DATE/TIME:   May 31, 2016 / 1717 hours    

LOCATION:    1692 Stonehouse Road, Enosburg

VIOLATION:   Burglary of Residence


ACCUSED:                                         Justin Lambert                                                                      

AGE:                                                   30 year old

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:       Richford, Vermont 


VICTIM:                                              Larry Benoit   

AGE:                                                   71 year old

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:       Enosburg, Vermont




            On May 31, 2016 at approximately 1717 hours a call went to E911, then subsequently to Vermont State Police Dispatch, St. Albans. The caller was an alert friend of the resident who made the observation of a male that entered the unoccupied residence of Larry Benoit. The caller reported that he caught the male in the residence who wasn’t supposed to be there and that he had the male at knifepoint awaiting law enforcement response.

            Troopers responded to the residence and found Justin Lambert inside. Lambert was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Vermont State Police St. Albans Barracks for processing. A judge was contacted and set bail at $25,000.00. Lambert was subsequently transported to the Northwest State Correctional Facility in St. Albans. He is due to be in court on June 01, 2016, to answer for the charge of burglary.




COURT ACTION:                  Yes

COURT DATE:                       June 01, 2016                        

COURT:                                  Franklin County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED – LOCATION:        Northwest State Correctional Facility                        

BAIL:                                       $25,000.00

MUG SHOT:                           Yes



Trooper Nicholas Olson

Vermont State Police – St. Albans

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

(802) 524-5993