VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Shaffer, Ostrout
STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury
DATE/TIME: 12/28/16 @ 0645 hrs.
LOCATION: US Rte. 302 Newbury, VT
VIOLATION: Found Firearm (update)
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 12/28/16, the Vermont State Police investigated an incident involving a
recovered firearm from a mailbox on US Route 302 in Newbury, VT. On 12/29/16,
Troopers were able to identify the owner of the firearm which was allegedly
stolen sometime last week from a residence in Groton, VT. No further assistance
is needed from the public on trying to identify the owner of the firearm. The
investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information on the theft of the firearm is asked to contact
either Trp. Shaffer or Trp. Ostrout at the Vermont State Police at 802-222-4680.