• Man denies possessing stolen goods
    April 17,2014
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    Man denies guilt

    in stolen steel case

    A Rutland man charged with possessing stolen bridge building equipment that he tried to sell at a local scrapyard denied a felony charge in Rutland criminal court this week.

    Aaron W. Goodrich, 41, pleaded innocent to a charge of possessing stolen property. He remains free on court-ordered conditions that include a 24-hour, seven day a week curfew at his Elm Street residence.

    Goodrich was arrested Friday morning — the morning after the bridge parts were stolen from Atlas Painting and Sheeting Corp., which has been parking its vehicles at the old Flory’s Plaza site in Rutland Town.

    Vermont State Police say Goodrich was arrested while trying to sell the parts — worth $8,140 — to Rosen and Berger scrapyard just down Business Route 4 from Flory’s Plaza for $104.

    State Police say Goodrich denied stealing the 1,060 pounds of parts. He told police he bought the items the night before from a man he bought metal from in the past. He said he paid $70 to the man for what he believed was about 500 pounds of scrap steel.
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