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April 16, 2017

Shaftsbury Barracks-Burglary

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  17B301168

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Benjamin Barton/Trooper Lauren Ronan                          

STATION:  Shaftsbury                 

CONTACT#:  (802 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME:  04/15/17-1609 Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town)  136 Potter Hill Road and 532 Potter Hill Road, Readsboro, VT

VIOLATION:  Burglary

 

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

sexual assault or domestic violence.)  Phyllis Harrison

AGE:  74

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Readsboro, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 04/15/17 the Vermont State Police in Shaftsbury received a report of a residential burglary at 136 Potter Hill Road in Readsboro.  Investigation determined forced entry was made to access the residence.  Jewelry and a 35 MM Llama handgun was stolen from the residence.   Some of the stolen jewelry included gold rings, gold bracelets, a gold necklace and gold earrings.  One ring was a class ring from the Beth Israel School of Nursing from1960 and a Monmouth College class ring from 1959.  After leaving this residence another burglary was reported at 532 Potter Hill Road in Readsboro.  Forced entry also occurred at this residence.  At this time it is still being determined what may be missing.

 

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”.

 

COURT ACTION:  No

COURT DATE/TIME:  N/A         

COURT:  N/A

LODGED –No  LOCATION:  N/A   

BAIL:  N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE or INDICATE NOT AVAILABLE:  N/A

PBT: NOT APPLICABLE

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

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