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September 24, 2016

Press Release / Suspicious Activity / Unlawful Mischief / Stratton / VSP Westminster / 16D002074

STATE OF VERMONT

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

INCIDENT: Suspicious Activity  

 

CASE #: 16D002067 & 16D002074

 

TROOPER: Valcourt                            STATION: Westminster       

 CONTACT#: 802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME:  09/24/2016 05:52 am

 

LOCATION (specific): Stratton Arlington Road, Stratton

 

VIOLATION: Noise in the Nighttime / Unlawful Mischief

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On September 24, 2016 at approximately 5:52 am, the Vermont State Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle on Stratton Arlington Road in Stratton.  

 

A member of the State Police responded to the area West Jamaica Road and Stratton Arlington Road in Stratton.  Investigation revealed that a dark sedan was observed to be traveling on Stratton Arlington Road when someone from within the sedan discharged a firearm. Investigation revealed that two street signs and a private mailbox in the area had damaged by bullets.

 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Trooper Valcourt of the Vermont State Police – Westminster barracks at (802) 722-4600 or call the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at (802) 241-5355.  Anonymous crime tips can also be sent using your mobile device. Text the keyword VTIPS to the shortcut CRIMES (274687) and share the tip you have about a crime.