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August 6, 2018

Derby Press Release- Theft **UPDATE**

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 18A502911

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Mikkola                             

STATION: Derby                     

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 08/04/2018 @ 1725 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Tractor Supply, Derby

VIOLATION: Larceny

 

ACCUSED: John Stacey                                            

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sheffield, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 08/04/2018 at approximately 1740 hours, the Vermont

State Police was advised of a theft complaint at the Tractor Supply in the Town

of Derby, Vermont. A trooper spoke with the manager and was notified a

unidentified male stole a set of boots from the store around 1725 hours.

Video footage revealed a male entered the store with no shoes on, jean pants, a

darker colored long sleeve shirt with a short sleeve white tee-shirt over it.

The male was carrying a full face motorcycle helmet and had a backpack

strapped to his back. It appeared the male is  possibly in his 20's or 30's with

blonde hair. While inside the store,  the male put a new set of Justin Boots on

and left without paying for them. Anyone with information in regards to the

identity of the male is encouraged to contact the state police - Derby Barracks

at 802-334-8881.

 

****UPDATE****

 

On 08/05/2018, the Vermont State Police received several tips from the public

reporting the unidentified male was a John Stacey. A trooper later met and spoke

with Stacey. Stacey was issued a citation to appear in court. The boots were

returned to Tractor Supply.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Issued a citation

COURT DATE/TIME:  09/25/2018   @ 0830 hours

COURT: Orleans District

 

 

Thank You,

 

 

Trooper Joshua Mikkola

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Joshua.Mikkola@vermont.gov

802-334-8881