• Police investigating illegal handgun possession
    April 10,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    DUMMERSTON — Vermont State Police are investigating how a transient man obtained a firearm he cannot legally possess.

    Robert Taylor Brewer, 64, was pulled over by State Police on Monday during a traffic stop on Interstate 91 in Dummerston. Police said they conducted a search and found a .40-caliber handgun in Brewer’s car.

    Brewer had a prior conviction of domestic assault, which, under federal law, prohibits him from possessing a firearm. Although he was not arrested, State Police said they seized the firearm and the investigation is still ongoing.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    PARIS — You can’t put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. Full Story
    A New Hampshire man has been arrested for possession of heroin following a traffic stop on I-91... Full Story
    GROTON — State police have arrested a Groton man for a drug-related death that occurred at his... Full Story
    More Articles