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March 25, 2017

Case #17B21226/ VSP Royalton/ 3 Cts Uttering Forged Instrument, 3 Cts Petit Larceny

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B201226

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:   Corporal Mark Harvey                          

STATION:  VSP Royalton                   

CONTACT#: 234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 03/25/17 1300 hrs

INCIDENT LOCATION: 63 Recreation Drive Tunbridge       

VIOLATION: Uttering Forged Instrument 3 counts, Petit Larceny 3 counts

 

ACCUSED: Jonathan Rikert                                                         

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sharon Vermont

 

VICTIM: Kevin Barnaby

AGE: 56

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Tunbridge Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

 

The Vermont State Police arrested Jonathan Rikert for 3 counts of Uttering a

Forged Instrument, and 3 counts of Petit larceny after Rikert admitted that he

stole 3 checks from the victim, wrote all three checks out to himself, signed

them and cashed them. Rikert was arrested and processed at the Royalton Barracks

where he was issued a criminal citation to appear in Orange Superior Court on

May 31, 2017 at 8:30 am to answer to the charges.

 

Corporal Mark Harvey

Vermont State Police

2011 VT Route 107

Bethel, VT 05032

Tel. 802-234-9933

Fax 802-234-6520