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Stollen GMP reels amounts to grand larceny charges

MT. HOLLY - On Monday, Jan. 20, at approx. 3:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a reported theft along Route 103, north of Belmont Rd, in Mt Holly, Vt.
Investigation revealed that four Sherman+Reilly S75SR reels were stolen off a utility pole near 947 VT Route 103, Mt Holly. The reels are owned and utilized by Green Mountain Power and will cost an estimated $6,000 to replace.
The reels are described as weighing approximately 50 pounds each, and measuring roughly 2 ½ feet in diameter by 15 inches wide. They are painted orange and will have bear metal showing due to wear and tear. Due to the height that these reels were secured to the pole, it is believed that the suspect(s) used a latter in order to reach them.
The theft is reported to have occurred on Jan. 20, between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Anyone with information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 773-9101 or submit an anonymous tip text "CRIMES" to keyword "VTIPS" or utilize in order to submit anonymous information.