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June 20, 2016

Press Release / State Police / Rutland, Fugitive Arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16C103062

TROOPER: Trp. Craig Hanson                                                        

STATION: Rutland Barracks                     

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 0842 hrs, 06-19-16

LOCATION: Rt. 30 Hubbardton

VIOLATION: Fugitive from Justice

 

ACCUSED: Robert D. Carota                                                                                     

AGE: 51

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fort Edward, New York

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 06-17-16 the Vermont State Police were contacted by the Washington County New York Sheriff’s Office and informed that Robert Carota was a fugitive from New York and may be staying in the Hubbardton area.  New York authorities advised that there was an active warrant for Carota’s arrest and that they were willing to extradite him back to New York if captured. The warrant was issued for Criminal Contempt in the First Degree.

 

Through investigation troopers learned that Carota was staying in an RV at the KOA Campground on Rt. 30 in Hubbardton.

 

On 06-19-16 Carota was taken into custody without incident.

 

Castleton Police and Fair Haven Police assisted in this investigation and the apprehension of Carota.

 

Robert Carota was lodged at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Center on the charges of being a Fugitive From Justice and a charge of Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order.

 

Bail was set at $50,000.

 

Trooper Craig Hanson

Vermont State Police

Rutland Barrack

[802]773-9101