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May 18, 2018

UPDATE - JOSHUA PRESTON ARRESTED ON WARRANT

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE       

CASE#: 18A300279

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Det. Trooper James Vooris                             

STATION: VSP Middlesex         

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: January 16, 2018        0934

INCIDENT LOCATION: Montpelier, Vermont

OFFENSE:  Accessory – Aiding in the Commission of a Felony (Armed Robbery with Weapon)

 

ACCUSED: Joshua Preston                                                

AGE: 29

DOB:  06/21/1988

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Johnson, Vermont




****UPDATE****


At about 6:15 a.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, multiple law-enforcement agencies located and apprehended Joshua Preston, age 29, of Johnson on an outstanding arrest warrant arising from a bank robbery in Montpelier in January. 


Law enforcement received intelligence and conducted surveillance to determine Mr. Preston was staying at the Highgate Apartments in Barre. This morning, members of the Vermont State Police Narcotics Investigation Unit, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Barre City Police Department conducted an operation and took Mr. Preston into custody without incident.


An arraignment is expected at 1 p.m. today at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, in Barre. Please call the court for the latest information on arraignment details. 



****ORIGINAL RELEASE****

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT

The Vermont State Police request assistance in locating Joshua Preston, age 29 of Johnson, Vermont.   On April 17, 2018, Washington County Superior Court – Criminal Division issued a warrant in the amount of $50,000.00 for Preston's arrest in relation to the bank robbery that occurred at the Vermont State Employee's Credit Union on January 16, 2018 in Montpelier, Vermont.  Preston is also on escape status with the Vermont Department of Corrections.  Anyone with information on Preston's location is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at (802) 229-9191.