STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
Suspicious Incident in Peacham, VT
B Troop Bureau of Criminal Investigation, 802-748-3111
Peacham, VT – 06/19/13 – Today at 7:02AM, the Derby Barracks received a 911 call regarding a suspicious incident and report of shots fired on Slack Street in Peacham. The female caller advised that an unknown white van came to the residence and her husband went outside to contact the occupant. The female caller then advised she heard shots fired, she retreated to the basement, and then to a neighbors to call 911. Since that time, the female caller has not seen her husband.
Troopers with the Vermont State Police, along with other cooperating agencies, are investigating this incident.
Captain Dave Covell, Chief Criminal Investigator of the Vermont State Police, said in response to public safety concerns, “There is no specific information to suggest an increased risk to the Peacham community or general public as a result of this incident beyond the fact that it is a suspicious.”
No other details are available at this time, as this is an actively evolving investigation. When more information becomes available, an updated press release will be issued. Anyone with information about this incident should call the Vermont State Police in St. Johnsbury at 802-748-3111.