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June 15, 2016

Updated Press Release // 16A102882 //Fugitive From Justice // Photograph

CASE#: 16A102882

TROOPER: Lt Lance Burnham                                                       

STATION: Williston                

CONTACT#: (802) 878-7111


DATE/TIME: June 14, 2016

LOCATION: 185 Turnpike Rd, Washington, VT




On June 14, 2016, Vermont State Police became aware of a possible fugitive from justice from the State of Pennsylvania, that was alleged to be in the State of Vermont..  A joint investigation between Vermont State Police and the Pennsylvania State Police showed that John, Large, DOB 9/21/64, was staying at a acquaintance’s residence located in Washington, VT. Large had active arrest warrants out of the State of Pennsylvania for numerous charges to include, Terrorists Threats, a felony in the State of Pennsylvania.


Vermont State Police located Large at the acquaintances residence at 185 Turnpike Road in Washington, VT. Vermont State Police Tactical Support Unit and the Crisis Negotiations Unit were utilized to remove the owners of the residence without incident. Large was later taken into custody after he exited the residence. Large will be arraigned at the Orange County district Court on 6/15/16.  Large is charged with the crime of Fugitive from Justice along with the other criminal charges in Pennsylvania.


Photograph of John Large below.










Det. Lieutenant Lance Burnham

“A” Troop BCI Commander

140 Fisher Pond Road

Saint Albans VT

802-524-5993 X 2709

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