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May 10, 2017

Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks - Rockingham Burglary Update

Updated press release for incident 17B102687

 

(See below for original.)

 

Vermont State Police troopers and detectives continue to investigate the May 4th burglary which occurred in Rockingham and is noted below.

 

In addition to the Shell gas station, a private firearms dealer who rented space on the property has been identified as a victim of the burglary.

 

Twenty firearms - a mix of long guns and handguns - as well as a substantial amount of cash, was stolen from the firearms dealership.  The total loss is estimated to be approximately $15000.00 - $16000.00.

 

The firearms were well documented and are traceable.

 

An ATM in the gas station was robbed of several thousand dollars.  The gas station itself sustained a loss of over a thousand dollars between stolen cash and property, and damaged property.

 

Troopers continue to actively investigate this burglary and request that anyone with information about it contact investigators at the Westminster Barracks (802 722-4600.)

 

Security screenshots and link to video below:

 

 

 

 

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3omWU6FSmfTWkhCNHZ3WGoyOEU 

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Original Press Release Below:

 

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B102687

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Jason Lengfellner                               

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: (802) 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 05/04/17 2:56 am

LOCATION: Shell gas station, 705 Rockingham Road, Rockingham

VIOLATION: Burglary

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 05/04/17 at approximately 2:56 am, members of the of the Vermont State Police

responded to the Shell gas station, located at 705 Rockingham Road in

Rockingham, for the report of a commercial burglary. The investigation into this

matter is still ongoing and the State Police encourage anyone with information

to contact the Westminster State Police Barracks at (802)722-4600. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: N/A

COURT DATE:   N/A          

COURT: N/A

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No

 

*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.