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July 2, 2020

Derby/Arson

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 20A502407

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Tpr. Mikkola                           

STATION: Derby                     

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07/01/2020 @ 0120 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: South Street, Orleans, VT

VIOLATION: 3rd Degree Arson, Unlawful Mischief, Larceny, Violation of

Conditions of Release

 

ACCUSED: Joshua Bacon                                              

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barton, VT

 

VICTIM: Harmony Daniels

AGE: 43

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orleans, VT

 

VICTIM: Shawn Turnbaugh

AGE: 33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orleans, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 07/01/2020 at approximately 0120 hours, the Vermont

State Police and Orleans Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on

fire on South Street in the Town of Orleans, VT. Witnesses reported seeing

Joshua Bacon leaving the scene moments before the vehicle was set on fire.

Further investigation revealed Bacon set the vehicle on fire using an

accelerant. Among the arson, investigation revealed Bacon caused damage to the

vehicles windshield and that he stole the vehicle's front license plate. During

the commission of these crimes, Bacon was also found to be in violation of his

active court ordered conditions of release. Bacon was taken into custody in the

evening of 07/01/20 and transported to the Derby Barracks. Bacon was later

released on a citation to appear in court on 07/02/20 at 12:30 PM.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME:  07/02/2020 @ 12:30 PM          

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: No    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

*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 Joshua Mikkola

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Joshua.Mikkola@Vermont.gov

802-334-8881