Thursday June 20, 2013

SHAFTSBURY -- State Police are investigating the theft of building equipment from the home of Barry Bishop, of Route 67A. Police said sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday morning someone walked onto Bishop’s property, crossing a neighbor’s yard to do so, and took $2,500 in equipment.

State Police are also investigating a burglary reported by Robert Rustico in Readsboro. Police said sometime in the evening hours between Friday and Tuesday, someone entered his home through the basement. What was taken was not disclosed.

Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at 802-442-5421. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or by sending a text to 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword "VTIPS" followed by the tip.