STATE OF VERMONT
MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
CAS #: 22B4002389
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Sawtelle / Sgt. Perkins / Tpr. Nevison/Sgt. Swiss
STATION: VSP – Rutland
CONTACT NUMBER: (802)773-9101
DATE/TIME: 08/05/2022 / 11:58 a.m.
LOCATION OF INCIDENT: West Rutland
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On May 8, 2022, at approximately 11:58 a.m., troopers from the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland responded to Franklin Street in the town of West Rutland. A citizen who was cleaning the basement of a residence discovered a possible explosive device.
Upon arrival, the soldiers discovered that the device had already been moved to the backyard of the residence. Members of the Vermont State Police Bomb Squad responded to the residence and removed the device. There were no injuries and no danger to the public.