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February 19, 2017

Press Release/Vermont State Police-Shaftsbury/Case # 17B300567/Unlawful Mischief/February 19, 2017/Pownal

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  17B300567

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:   Trooper Benjamin Barton                         

STATION:  Shaftsbury                  

CONTACT#:   (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME:  Between 02/16/17 and 02/19/17 at approximately 1200 hours

LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town)  4111 VT RT 346, Pownal, VT

VIOLATION:  Unlawful Mischief

 

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

sexual assault or domestic violence.)  Darcy Pruden

AGE:  45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Pownal, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 02/19/17 at approximately 1234 hours, Darcy Pruden called the Vermont State Police in Shaftsbury to report her above ground swimming had holes in it.  Investigation determined that on 02/19/17 Pruden discovered her swimming pool was leaking water, which was the result of several punctures from a sharp object.  The vandalism to the pool reportedly occurred in recent days.

 

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