(Lebanon Police Dept.)

Rutland Man Accused of Stealing Vehicle in Lebanon

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Arrest in Case Made in Hartford, VT

On December 6 at approximately 10:08 p.m., Lebanon Police Officers were dispatched to Sandri’s on South Main Street for a report of a stolen vehicle, said the department in a statement released Friday. While the victim was inside the convenient store, a male, who was later identified by authorities as Jack P. Martin, age 45, from Rutland, VT, allegedly approached the vehicle, got into the vehicle and drove away. The stolen vehicle’s description was broadcast to area police departments and shortly thereafter, the Hartford, VT, Police observed the vehicle in Hartford and conducted a traffic stop where Martin was taken into custody. 

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According to the Lebanon Police Department, witnesses stated that they had seen Martin pan-handling earlier on Benning Street, holding a sign that read “stranded.” 

Martin was charged by Hartford Police with Possession of Stolen Property and Operation without Owner’s Consent and held on $200 cash. Charges will be forthcoming from the Lebanon Police Department, said Lebanon Police Chief Richard Mello.


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