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July 16, 2016

FW: Press Release / Vermont State Police-Rutland / Missing Person / 16C103762


From: Sholtes, Cody
Sent: Friday, July 15, 2016 9:23 PM
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Cc: Norton, Doug <>; Cushing, Blake <>; Barber, Christopher <>; Alberico, Henry <>
Subject: Press Release / Vermont State Police-Rutland / Missing Person / 16C103762








CASE#: 16C103762

TROOPER: Trooper Sholtes and Trooper Gelder

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101


DATE/TIME: July 14, 2016   1350hrs

LOCATION: Forest Rd 10, Green Mountain National Forest


MISSING: Wesley Alan Jordan  (42 YOA)




On July 14, 2016, Vermont State Police received a reported missing

person within the Green Mountain National Forest in Mount Tabor, VT.


Wesley was attending the Rainbow Gathering with his wife Laura when he left to get water on July 6th.

On July 8th, Laura proceeded to her residence in Massachusetts and returned to the gathering on July 12th.

At this time, Laura was unable to locate Wesley and believed he was elsewhere within the forest.

On July 14th, Laura reported Wesley as a missing person due to his unknown location. Vermont State Police responded to the forest to attempt to locate Wesley and spoke with numerous people involved with the gathering.

On July 15th, Vermont State Police entered the forest in attempt  to locate the campsite and searched the immediate area with much avail and were unable to locate Wesley Jordan.


Anyone with information regarding Wesley Jordan’s whereabouts are encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-773-9101 or submit an anonymous tip text "CRIMES" to keyword "VTIPS" or utilize Vtips.Info in order to submit anonymous information.




Trooper Cody Sholtes

Vermont State Police

Rutland Barracks

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

Phone: (802) 773-9101