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June 30, 2016

VT State Police/Rutland- 16C103422 – Suspicious - Long Trail near Minerva Hinchey Shelter 6/30/16







CASE#: 16C103422

TROOPER:  Det. Trooper Erin Hodges                                                     

STATION: Rutland Barracks                    

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101


DATE/TIME: June 29/June 30, 2016

LOCATION: Near Minerva Hinchey Shelter on Long Trail in/near Wallingford, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On Thursday, June 30, 2016, Vermont State Police were contacted regarding a suspicious incident that occurred on the Long Trail/Appalachian Trail near the Minerva Hinchey Shelter located approximately 4 miles north of the VT 140 trailhead in Wallingford. Vermont State Police are looking to speak with a male subject last seen leaving this shelter around 0900 hours this morning (6/30/16) possibly headed south. The male subject was described as being approximately 6'-6'2", thin, muscular build, with black/grey hair in a short, buzzed cut style. He was last seen wearing green camo pants, possibly a dark grey short-sleeve shirt, tan/khaki colored boots, and grey/silver glasses. He is believed to be carrying a black hiking backpack, orange sleeping pad possibly with a green/grey sleeping bag. He might go by the name(s) Andre or Albert.



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Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at Rutland, 802-773-9101.  Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword:  VTIPS