June 2014 VT Gun Incidents

A compilation of publicly reported gun-related incidents in Vermont in June 2014.

6/1/2014   

Williamstown homeowner sprays passing motorcyclist with hose; when argument ensues, homeowner goes into house to retrieve gun. Charged with disorderly conduct.  http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/06/vermont_man_sprays_hose_at_spe.html 

6/3/2014

Student at Springfield Tech Center discovered with homemade .22 pistol. Weapon taken, student sent home. 
http://springfieldvt.blogspot.com/2014/06/police-log-6-23-2014.html

6/5/2014

Homeless man charged with trying to shoot multiple people in South Burlington

http://www.wcax.com/story/25708369/homeless-man-charged-with-trying-to-shoot-people 

6/6/2014

Burlington police cited a man in court for accidentally firing his firearm through the ceiling and into a neighboring apartment while clearing his handgun.

http://www.wcax.com/story/25712236/gun-accident-a-close-call-for-burlington-residents#.U5IvdP4ZWZk.gmail

6/11/2014

Springfield police report 1 person shot and 2 others beaten with a baseball bat in an incident on Wednesday afternoon.

http://www.wptz.com/news/vermont-new-york/upper-valley-wnne/police-investigate-shooting-in-springfield/26443694 

6/11/2014

A man and a woman armed with semi automatic hand guns robbed the Cinema 7 movie theater in Bennington

http://www.wcax.com/story/25763191/armed-robbers-hit-bennington-movie-theater 

6/12/2014

Armed robbery at Milton Short Stop Mobil on Rte. 7
http://www.wcax.com/story/25760787/milton-police-try-to-id-armed-robber

6/22/2014

Fairhaven man arrested for firing shots into the air near Rutland bar; man possessed loaded 9mm handgun and marijuana-blood alcohol-level more 3 times legal limit. http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/crime/2014/06/22/fair-haven-man-arrested-rutland-firing-gun/11243235/

6/25/2014

After setting fire to a cabin and allegedly pushing ex-partner off cliff to escape what he thinks is an attacking bear, Milton man shoots rifle into trunk of car believing there was a bear in the trunk. He obtained the rifle from a friend. Toxicology reports were positive for drugs and alcohol. http://www.wptz.com/news/vermont-new-york/burlington/arrest-made-in-false-bear-attack/26641482#!6Du1z

6/25/2014

A man fired a rifle toward the Milton High School sports and track area during an argument with another man. http://www.wcax.com/story/25891390/police-milton-man-fired-gun-toward-school

6/27/2014

2 Mass. men arrested by ATF agents for gun trafficking. Suspects had in their possession guns stolen from a Brattleboro, VT home. http://www.wptz.com/news/vermont-new-york/burlington/2-mass-men-arrested-on-firearms-charges/26696238?tru=6PHWv#.U64FNCX3CZM.twitter

6/30/2014

A Vermont man was arrested early Monday after he was found to illegally have a handgun when he was involved in a car crash on Route 9 in Lake George, NY. http://poststar.com/news/blotter/lake-george-accident-leads-to-weapons-charge/article_06b97afe-004f-11e4-9011-001a4bcf887a.html


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