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Law Enforcement has reported that 15-year-old Cooper Farnsworth has been located

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Thank god was found safe

Not sure if I should like. It doesn't say located safe. 🙁

15-year-old Cooper was last seen at school in Montpelier (VT) the morning of June 22, 2017.
Cooper may be wearing a grey t-shirt.

It is unknown where Cooper may be headed but he has ties to the Barre (VT) area. Foul play is not suspected at this time, but there are concerns for Cooper’s welfare.

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Cooper is asked to contact Montpelier Police Department 802-223-3445.
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15-year-old Cooper was last seen at school in Montpelier (VT) the morning of June 22, 2017.
Cooper may be wearing a grey t-shirt.

It is unknown where Cooper may be headed but he has ties to the Barre (VT) area.  Foul play is not suspected at this time, but there are concerns for Cooper’s welfare.

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Cooper is asked to contact Montpelier Police Department 802-223-3445.

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Law Enforcement has reported that 15-year-old Cooper Farnsworth has been located.

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It takes everyone’s help keeping Vermonters safe. Tips and leads from the public play a critical role and it again proves successful. The Vermont Intelligence Center’s Facebook page recently received tips that proved to be vital in the successful recovery of a missing teen. An anonymous tipster’s information was shared with numerous investigating agencies and proved to be accurate and timely. The tips received from the citizen and the cooperation of all the agencies involved led to quickly locating and finding the missing teen safe.

The Vermont Intelligence Center would like to thank all of those that view and share postings from the Vermont Missing Persons Facebook page and those that provide tips to locate Vermont’s missing people.

We encourage anyone with information on a missing person to contact their local law enforcement or can reach out to the Vermont Intelligence Center through our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pg/VermontMissingPersons.

Anyone wishing to submit an anonymous tip can do so by following the link: vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.
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UPDATE: 16-year-old Preston Lawson has been located safe by law enforcement. Michael has not made contact and law enforcement is seeking information on his whereabouts.

16-year-old Michael Turcotte and 16-year-old Preston Lawson were last seen in Bennington on May 31, 2017. Michael was wearing blue pants and a blue shirt. Preston was wearing a red shirt, gray sweatshirt and black pants. They may be traveling together.

Michael has ties to the Newport (VT) area and Preston has ties to the St. Albans (VT) area. Foul play is not suspected but there are concerns for their welfare.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bennington Police Department.
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UPDATE: 16-year-old Preston Lawson has been located safe by law enforcement. Michael has not made contact and law enforcement is seeking information on his whereabouts. 

16-year-old Michael Turcotte and 16-year-old Preston Lawson were last seen in Bennington on May 31, 2017. Michael was wearing blue pants and a blue shirt. Preston was wearing a red shirt, gray sweatshirt and black pants. They may be traveling together. 

Michael has ties to the Newport (VT) area and Preston has ties to the St. Albans (VT) area. Foul play is not suspected but there are concerns for their welfare. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bennington Police Department.

16-year-old Michael Turcotte and 16-year-old Preston Lawson were last seen in Bennington on May 31, 2017. Michael was wearing blue pants and a blue shirt. Preston was wearing a red shirt, gray sweatshirt and black pants. They may be traveling together.

Michael has ties to the Newport (VT) area and Preston has ties to the St. Albans (VT) area. Foul play is not suspected but there are concerns for their welfare.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bennington Police Department.
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2 weeks ago

16-year-old Michael Turcotte and 16-year-old Preston Lawson were last seen in Bennington on May 31, 2017. Michael was wearing blue pants and a blue shirt. Preston was wearing a red shirt, gray sweatshirt and black pants. They may be traveling together. 

Michael has ties to the Newport (VT) area and Preston has ties to the St. Albans (VT) area. Foul play is not suspected but there are concerns for their welfare. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bennington Police Department.

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Law enforcement is reporting that 16-year-old Preston Lawson has been located safe. An updated flyer will be posted shortly.

I can't believe no one told me my sons missing I hope his ok

I work at shaws in derby and Preston was in this weekend. Hope these kids return home safely!

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Preston's with his grandfather I'm pretty sure.

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Crime Watch Daily
A killer with many names murdered the woman and 3 children found in the barrels in Allenstown. One was his own daughter. And investigators think he killed many more across the country. The Allenstown 4 story by Billy Jensen continues, with the help of National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (2/2). Please share so we can find more answers.
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3 weeks ago

Crime Watch Daily
An abandoned little girl, a woman found buried under 250 pounds of cat liter, and a mysterious drifter: What do they have to do with the four bodies in the barrels in the woods of Allenstown? Watch the story by Billy Jensen with the help of National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (1/2).
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3 weeks ago

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UPDATE: Sad update to share. A body found in the woods has been identified as Delia Davenport: goo.gl/3vlvm2
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PLEASE SHARE: Officials have issued a silver alert for Delia Davenport, who has not been seen since May 5. Anyone with information is asked to contact Northwood police at 603-942-8284. goo.gl/hrOXvc
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1 month ago

Missing - Rathana Pin
Nickname: "Jonathan" Pin
Date last seen: April 01, 2017
From: Lowell, Massachusetts
Cambodian, male
Hair: dark brown, shoulder-length hair
Height: 5 feet, 5 inches tall
Weight: 185 pounds
Tattoos: "BSK" and a star tattooed on the left side of his neck; "978" tattooed on his palm; a naked woman wrapped in money tattooed on the top of his left arm; and "Cambodian" tattooed on his chest.
Scars: under his left eye.
Clothing: last seen wearing a black sweater with a white-and-red dragon printed on it, dark gray sweatpants and black sneakers.

Circumstance: Jonathan was last seen at 7-Eleven at Westford and Chelmsford Streets. He just bought a new car less than a month ago and left it behind along with all of his belongings. He is a dependable worker and this is out of his character which has family and friends extremely worried. Jonathan has no known enemies or problems that would make them fear he was in trouble, nor does he have any known history of mental illness.

Anyone with information on Pin's whereabouts is asked to call Lowell police at 978-937-3200, or to call Sok at 978-996-7976.

Read more: www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_30910845/family-friends-seek-help-finding-missing-lowell-man#ix...

Twitter line to use:
#MISSING: Rathana "Jonathan" Pin - April 01, 2017 - Lowell, Mass @UTEC_lowell, @lowellsunnews, @lowellpd
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2 months ago

Missing - Rathana Pin 
Nickname: Jonathan Pin
Date last seen: April 01, 2017
From: Lowell, Massachusetts
Cambodian, male 
Hair: dark brown, shoulder-length hair
Height: 5 feet, 5 inches tall
Weight: 185 pounds
Tattoos: BSK and a star tattooed on the left side of his neck; 978 tattooed on his palm; a naked woman wrapped in money tattooed on the top of his left arm; and Cambodian tattooed on his chest. 
Scars: under his left eye. 
Clothing: last seen wearing a black sweater with a white-and-red dragon printed on it, dark gray sweatpants and black sneakers. 

Circumstance: Jonathan was last seen at 7-Eleven at Westford and Chelmsford Streets. He just bought a new car less than a month ago and left it behind along with all of his belongings. He is a dependable worker and this is out of his character which has family and friends extremely worried.  Jonathan has no known enemies or problems that would make them fear he was in trouble, nor does he have any known history of mental illness.

Anyone with information on Pins whereabouts is asked to call Lowell police at 978-937-3200, or to call Sok at 978-996-7976. 

Read more:  http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_30910845/family-friends-seek-help-finding-missing-lowell-man#ixzz4e2U2nm65

Twitter line to use: 
#MISSING: Rathana Jonathan Pin - April 01, 2017 - Lowell, Mass @UTEC_lowell, @lowellsunnews, @lowellpd

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
13 Year Anniversary of the Disappearance of Brianna Maitland


Montgomery, VT – 03/17/17 – Sunday, March 19th, 2017 marks the 13 year anniversary of the disappearance of Brianna Maitland. Investigators continue to investigate active leads in this case and believe there is a strong indication that Brianna was in fact, a victim of foul play. Brianna Maitland, 17 years old at the time of her disappearance, was last seen at her place of employment at the Black Lantern Inn, located in Montgomery, VT. Brianna reportedly left work on March 19, 2004, at approximately 11:20PM. Brianna’s car was discovered the next day adjacent to an abandoned farmhouse, located on VT Route 118 in the town of Montgomery, a short distance from work. There is no evidence at this time to indicate that Brianna willingly left the area.

The Vermont State Police, along with the Maitland family, cannot overemphasize the importance of anyone coming forward with information. The Maitland family continues to offer a $20,000 reward for information. This reward includes $10,000 for anyone who can identify the exact location of Brianna and $10,000 for anyone with information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for her disappearance. The family reward will expire on July 1st 2017 so anyone with information is encouraged to come forward as soon as possible. The State Police remain optimistic that new information will lead to a resolution in this case.

The Vermont State Police is offering a reward of up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the resolution of this case and/or information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible. The Vermont State Police offers rewards on specific major cases with an emphasis on unsolved homicides and missing persons where foul play is suspected.

Anyone with information is asked to contact: Vermont State Police at (802) 524-5993; the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at (802) 241-5355; or submit an anonymous tip at www.vtips.info or by texting “CRIMES” (274637) with keyword: VTIPS.

View the Brianna Maitland flyer at www.facebook.com/VermontMissingPersons.

You can also find information about Brianna Maitland’s case, including media reporting, on the Vermont State Police Unsolved Cases page, at vsp.vermont.gov/unsolved .
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STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
13 Year Anniversary of the Disappearance of Brianna Maitland

 
Montgomery, VT – 03/17/17 – Sunday, March 19th, 2017 marks the 13 year anniversary of the disappearance of Brianna Maitland. Investigators continue to investigate active leads in this case and believe there is a strong indication that Brianna was in fact, a victim of foul play.  Brianna Maitland, 17 years old at the time of her disappearance, was last seen at her place of employment at the Black Lantern Inn, located in Montgomery, VT.  Brianna reportedly left work on March 19, 2004, at approximately 11:20PM.  Brianna’s car was discovered the next day adjacent to an abandoned farmhouse, located on VT Route 118 in the town of Montgomery, a short distance from work. There is no evidence at this time to indicate that Brianna willingly left the area.
 
The Vermont State Police, along with the Maitland family, cannot overemphasize the importance of anyone coming forward with information. The Maitland family continues to offer a $20,000 reward for information. This reward includes $10,000 for anyone who can identify the exact location of Brianna and $10,000 for anyone with information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for her disappearance.  The family reward will expire on July 1st 2017 so anyone with information is encouraged to come forward as soon as possible.  The State Police remain optimistic that new information will lead to a resolution in this case.   

The Vermont State Police is offering a reward of up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the resolution of this case and/or information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible. The Vermont State Police offers rewards on specific major cases with an emphasis on unsolved homicides and missing persons where foul play is suspected. 
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact: Vermont State Police at (802) 524-5993; the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at (802) 241-5355; or submit an anonymous tip at www.vtips.info or by texting “CRIMES” (274637) with keyword: VTIPS. 

View the Brianna Maitland flyer at www.facebook.com/VermontMissingPersons.   

You can also find information about Brianna Maitland’s case, including media reporting, on the Vermont State Police Unsolved Cases page, at http://vsp.vermont.gov/unsolved .

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A $20,000 reward provided by the Center for the Resolution of Unresolved Crimes is set to expire on July 1, 2017. Anyone with information on the Brianna Maitland case is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at (802) 524-5993. Tips can be submitted to the Vermont State Police anonymously by filling out the online form (found at: vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit) or by texting VTIPS to 274637. Read the full coverage of this here: www.wcax.com/story/35726444/part-of-reward-expiring-in-brianna-maitland-case

Wow, I can't believe that there is someone out there that knows what happen that night, or has information! Give the poor family closure, it's the right thing

I hope and pray she will be found soon. Someone knows who did this.

what i would love to know is, her car was right there where they left it, A vsp officer went right by the car and did not even stop to check it out..even that little bit of time may have saved her....condolences to her parents and friends as well....we just need some sort of closure

I wish this family could get some closure. So sad.

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Michael Ralph Brougham went missing on June 25, 2010 from Belchertown, MA - May have traveled to Loudonm NH#Missing Michael Ralph Brougham - June 25, 2010 - Belchertown, MA/ Loudonm NH - Possible Foul Play

Michael "Mickey"Brougham may have traveled from Belchertown, MA to Loudon, NH to attend a NASCAR Race and has not been heard from since Friday June 25, 2010. He may have traveled to the Laconia, NH area, as well. He is a diabetic with no medication or identification on his person. Reportedly, Mickey's possessions (wallet, etc.) were found at the Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on 6/27/10.

Nickname/Alias: Mickey
NamUs MP #: 7618

Age last seen: 54 years old
Age now: 57 years old
Race: White
Ethnicity: Other
Sex: Male
Height (inches): 64.0 to 66.0
Weight (pounds): 190.0 to 200.0

Physical:
Hair color: Brown
Facial hair: None
Left eye color: Blue
Right eye color: Blue

Scars and marks: Large Surgical Scar on Sternum, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting January 2010
Tattoos: Wolf tattoo on left shoulder
Other distinctive physical characteristics: Dupuytren's contractures to 3rd and 4th fingers on each hand.

Jewelry: Mickey may be wearing a gold chain with scorpion medallion.

Police Information #1:
Belchertown Police Department
Chief Fran Fox
Phone: 413-323-6655
Case number: 10-409-OF
Date reported: June 28, 2010

Police Information #2:
Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit
Trooper McMillian
Phone: 413-586-5150

www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/7618/

lostnmissing.org/missing/michael-ralph-brougham-june-25-2010-ma-nh/

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3 months ago

Michael Ralph Brougham went missing on June 25, 2010 from Belchertown, MA  -  May have traveled to Loudonm NH

It is with great sadness that the earthly body of Jack Walsh has been found.http://www.unionleader.com/article/20170310/NEWS/170319939&template=mobileart. The team at lostnmissing. ... See MoreSee Less

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It is with great sadness that the earthly body of Jack Walsh has been found.http://www.unionleader.com/article/20170310/NEWS/170319939&template=mobileart. The team at lostnmissing.

45-year-old Rebecca Phipps and her 15-year-old daughter Trinity Welkar were last seen on January 8, 2017 at their residences in Winooski, VT and Essex, VT respectively. Trinity and Rebecca are believed to be together and have been missing for 61 days.

Foul play is not suspected at this time but there are concerns for Rebecca and Trinity’s welfare.

It is believed that the two are traveling together in a 1993 gray Saab bearing VT registration GMA 476 .

Anyone with information or that has had contact with Rebecca or Trinity is encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by visiting (vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit) or by texting VTIPS to 274637 (Crimes).

Information pertaining to the whereabouts of Trinity or Rebecca can be reported to the Essex or Winooski Police Departments.
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45-year-old Rebecca Phipps and her 15-year-old daughter Trinity Welkar were last seen on January 8, 2017 at their residences in Winooski, VT and Essex, VT respectively. Trinity and Rebecca are believed to be together and have been missing for 61 days. 
 
Foul play is not suspected at this time but there are concerns for Rebecca and Trinity’s welfare.  
 
It is believed that  the two are traveling together  in a  1993 gray Saab bearing VT registration GMA 476 .  
  
Anyone with information or that has had contact with Rebecca or Trinity is encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency. 
 
Anonymous tips can be submitted by visiting (http://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit) or by texting VTIPS to 274637 (Crimes).
 
Information pertaining to the whereabouts of Trinity or Rebecca can be reported to the Essex or Winooski Police Departments.

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Wow! I hope they will be found very soon

Her dad said they have ties to Florida

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17-year-old Selinda Jean Winegar was reported missing on March 1, 1979 after not returning to her family’s residence on Forest Street in Burlington, VT. Prior to her disappearance she had fallen in with a bad crowd and was the entire Winegar family, especially Selinda were receiving threatening phone calls.

After her disappearance , the family received an anonymous phone call indicating that Selinda was murdered and her body was in the Winooski River—this has never been verified. There have been various sightings of Selinda to include a family member believing that she attended her father’s funeral in 1981, bit none of the reported sightings have been confirmed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt Lance Burnahm of the Vermont State Police—802-878-7111
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17-year-old Selinda Jean Winegar was reported missing on March 1, 1979 after not returning to her family’s residence on Forest Street in Burlington, VT.  Prior to her disappearance she had fallen in with a bad crowd and was the entire Winegar family, especially Selinda were receiving threatening phone calls.

After her disappearance , the family received an anonymous phone call indicating that Selinda was murdered and her body was in the Winooski River—this has never been verified.  There have been various sightings of Selinda to include a family member believing that she attended her father’s funeral in 1981, bit none of the reported sightings have been confirmed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt Lance Burnahm of the Vermont State Police—802-878-7111

39-year-old Jay Moselsky was reported missing on February 24, 1991. Prior It was reported that prior to his disappearance Jay was suicidal and that he purchased a handgun prior to being reported missing.

Jay’s vehicle was located on the day he was reported missing and has not been seen or heard from since that day. Foul play is not suspected at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt Reg Trayah of the Vermont State Police—802-773-9101
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4 months ago

39-year-old Jay Moselsky was reported missing on February 24, 1991.  Prior It was reported that prior to his disappearance Jay was suicidal and that he purchased a handgun prior to being reported missing.

Jay’s vehicle was located on the day he was reported missing and has not been seen or heard from since that day.  Foul play is not suspected at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt Reg Trayah of the Vermont State Police—802-773-9101
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