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August 17, 2016

Re: Press Release/Vermont State Police-Shaftsbury/Case # 16C302842/Theft/August 16, 2016/Shaftsbury

Update:

 

Corn stalks located-no criminal activity.

 

Trooper Benjamin Barton

Vermont State Police – Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

Work: 802-442-5421

Fax: 802-442-3263

Email: Benjamin.Barton@vermont.gov

 

From: Barton, Benjamin
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:22 PM
To: DPS - mediasouth <mediasouth@listserv.dps.state.vt.us>
Cc: McCoy, Thomas <Thomas.McCoy@vermont.gov>
Subject: Press Release/Vermont State Police-Shaftsbury/Case # 16C302842/Theft/August 16, 2016/Shaftsbury

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#:  16C302842

TROOPER:  Benjamin Barton                                                      

STATION:  Shaftsbury                  

CONTACT#:  (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME:  Between  08/14/16-08/15/16

LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town)  Granger Hollow Road, Shaftsbury

VIOLATION:  Larceny

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)  John J. Novotny

AGE:  78

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Shaftsbury, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 08/16/16 John J. Novotny contacted the Vermont State Police in Shaftsbury to report corn stalks were stolen from his property on Granger Hollow Road in Shaftsbury.  Investigation determined that between 08/14/16-08/15/16  approximately 300 stalks of corn containing approximately 600 cobs were cut and removed from Novotny’s property.

 

Anyone with further information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police in Shaftsbury at (802) 442-5421.  Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or  text “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS”.

 

Trooper Benjamin Barton

Vermont State Police – Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

Work: 802-442-5421

Fax: 802-442-3263

Email: Benjamin.Barton@vermont.gov