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April 30, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks / Burglary-Theft of Firearm

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A402164

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Richard Ostrout                            

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 04/28/17 @ 1304 hrs.

INCIDENT LOCATION: Scotch Hollow Rd. Newbury, VT

VIOLATION: Burglary, Theft of firearm

ACCUSED: Unknown                                             

 

VICTIM: Elton Brinker

AGE: 61

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newbury, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 04/28/17, at 1304 hours, Elton Brinker of Scotch Hollow Rd. in Newbury, VT,

contacted the Vermont State Police to report a burglary that occurred at his

residence within the last week. Brinker advised a Dan Wesson 44 magnum revolver

firearm and black leather holster was stolen.

 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Trp. Ostrout with the Vermont

State Police at 802-222-4680.