August 2014 VT Gun Incidents

A compilation of publicly reported gun-related incidents in Vermont for the month of August, 2014.

8/1/2014

Felon and fugitive wanted by the US Marshals and ATF was arrested on charges of felon being in possession of a gun. according to reports, this individual has a history of gun trafficking. http://newportdispatch.com/fugitive-arrested-at-derby-line-port-of-entry/

8/7/2014

Toddler finds a locked, loaded gun in diaper bag at a Beebe Plain daycare. http://www.wcax.com/story/26224909/vt-toddler-finds-loaded-gun-in-diaper-bag#

8/14/2014

Shots fired in Mt. Holly after family argument. http://www.wcax.com/story/26292370/gunshots-fired-in-mt-holly-after-family-dispute

8/16/2014 

Man shot in the abdomen during an argument in Guilford. http://www.wcax.com/story/26298754/man-shot-in-abdomen-after-argument-in-guilford

8/18/2014 

Duxbury man fatally shoots himself after stand off with police. http://www.wcax.com/story/26310665/police-stand-off-suspect-kills-himself#

8/19/2014

Juvenile arrested for armed robbery of Bennington gas station using stolen gun. http://www.benningtonbanner.com/ci_26361173/juvenile-arrested-armed-robbery-northside-drive-gas-station

8/19/2014

Firearm stolen from Middlebury home. http://addisonindependent.com/201408middlebury-police-log-vehicle-break-ins-continue-plague-area

8/19/2014

Man tries to board a plane with a gun in his carry on at Burlington airport. http://www.wcax.com/story/26316951/burlington-passenger-tries-to-board-plane-with-gun#

8/21/2014

Two dead in Townshend shooting. Ruled a murder-suicide. http://www.wcax.com/story/26332209/two-people-dead-in-townshend-shooting#

8/21/2014 

Manhunt for armed gunman follows shots fired in a domestic dispute in Newport. http://www.wcax.com/story/26342916/newport-police-search-for-armed-gunman#

8/29/2014

St. Albans police report that a gun stolen earlier in the month was used to threaten a woman, and then discarded, fully loaded. http://www.wcax.com/story/26407256/st-albans-police-connect-stolen-gun-to-2nd-crime#


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