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February 19, 2017

Press Release/VSP-Royalton/17B200784/Burglary/Bethel/Feb192017

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B200784

TROOPER: Comtois                             

STATION: Royalton                   

CONTACT#: (802) 234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 02/19/2017 approximately 1730

LOCATION: Finley Bridge Road, Bethel, VT

VIOLATION: Burglary, Possession of stolen property

 

ACCUSED: Harley Macdonald                                             

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On the above date and time, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a report of a suspicious male attempting to enter a barn.  Vermont State Police responded and found Macdonald and his vehicle in the driveway of a residence nearby.  State Police learned that Macdonald had forced entry into a residence and stolen jewelry and a BB gun.  Macdonald was arrested for burglary and possession of stolen property and transported to the Royalton State Police Barracks for processing.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 02/21/2017            

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility

BAIL: $3,000

MUG SHOT: Yes

 

Trooper Alex Comtois

Vermont State Police - Royalton

2011 VT Route 107

Bethel, VT 05032

 

Phone (802)234-9933

Fax (802)234-6520