Friday May 17, 2013

EAST DORSET -- Police are investigating the theft of potted, flowering shrubs from a man’s porch on Mad Tom Road.

State Police said Robert Yakaitis, 58, reported the theft on May 13. An eyewitness told authorities that the shrubs had been taken at approximatley 2:30 p.m. The incident happend just one day after a similar incident in which several flowers were ripped from the ground at a different location on Mad Tom Road. Authorities are not certian if the two matters are related.

Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at 802-442-5421. Information can also be submitted anonymously at www.vtips.info or by texting to the number 274637 (CRIMES) the keyword VTIPS followed by the information you wish to give.

-- Bailey O’Neill


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