Chittenden Armed Robbery

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE#: 13C103262
TROOPER: JOHNSON
STATION: RUTLAND
CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

DATE/TIME: 06/11/13 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Wooden Barrel Country Store, Chittenden, Vermont
VIOLATION: Assault and Robbery with a weapon

ACCUSED: Scott A. Hughes
AGE: 34
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chittenden, Vermont

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On June 11, 2013, at approximately 7:30PM, State Police responded to the Wooden Barrel Country Store in Chittenden for a reported armed robbery.

State Police were advised that a male subject had just robbed the store at knife point.

Shortly after arriving, State Police gathered information including the names of two suspects.

The suspects were identified as Scott A. Hughes and Amber Flanders.

Several hours after the robbery, State Police located the Hughes’ vehicle at a motel in Rutland City. When police attempted to make contact with Hughes and Flanders, Hughes fled out a window and led police on a short foot pursuit before being apprehended.

State Police later obtained a search warrant for the motel room and vehicle.

During the search of the motel room, State Police located U.S. Currency, which had been hidden inside the toilet tank.

Hughes was later transported to the Marble Valley Correctional Center where he is being held on $200,000.00 bail.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: June 12, 2013
COURT: Rutland Superior Court, Criminal Division
LODGED – LOCATION:
BAIL: 200,000.00
MUG SHOT: Y

Trooper Jason Johnson
Vermont State Police
Rutland Barracks
124 State Place
Rutland, Vermont 05701
802-773-9101
Jason.Johnson@state.vt.us

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