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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Arrest: Unlawful Trespassing (Felony)


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Rutland County Sheriff's Department

Incident: 11RUC0490
Date: 3/31/11
Location: Marble Street, West Rutland
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. JJ Bixby

Accused: Michael P. Goss
Age: 28
City & State of Residence: Middletown Springs, VT


Unlawful Trespass into an Occupied Dwelling (Title 13 VSA 3705 (d))


On 3/31/11 at approximately 1912 hours the RCSD began an investigation into a trespassing incident on Marble Street in West Rutland. Investigation revealed the accused entered an apartment unlawfully on Marble Street while looking for a relative of the resident. The accused was armed with a handgun at the time, but did not display or use the firearm in any way. No one was injured during this incident. The accused was located in Rutland City a short time later. The accused was taken into custody and transported to the RCSD for processing where he was later released on a citation to appear before VT Superior Court-Criminal Division.

Court Date: 4/4/11
Bail: None