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June 16, 2016

Press release/Theft of dog/16C13038

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16C103038

TROOPER: Sgt. Henry Alberico                                                   

STATION: Rutland barracks                    

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: June 16, 2016 @ 12:35 PM

LOCATION: Rutland County Humane Society. 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford,  VT

VIOLATION: Theft of a dog

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On June 16, 2016 the Vermont State Police received a call from the Rutland County Humane Society, who was reporting a theft of a dog. Throughout the investigation it was learned that three subjects (described as 1- white female, 1- white male, and 1 - African American male) arrived in a black 4 door passenger vehicle, believed to be a VW Passat and two of the subjects utilized the restroom while the third subject waited outside. After hearing the individuals being loud and obnoxious staff learned that they had removed a dog from one of the outdoor kennels and left with the dog. The dog is described as a 1 year old Terrier Mix and goes by the name "Fred."

 

The VW Passat is believed to be displaying out of state plate, possibly Maine.

 

Anyone with information in regards to "Fred" or the VW Passat is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police @ 802-773-9101.

 

Please find a photograph of “Fred” attached to this press release.

 

 

Sergeant Henry J. Alberico

Vermont State Police

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

802-773-9101 (office)

802-775-6968 (fax)

 

*PLEASE NOTE MY EMAIL CHANGE*   Henry.Alberico@vermont.gov