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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Task Force Arrests Missing Probationer



Burlington, VT - The U.S. Marshals Service, Vermont Violent Offender Task Force (VVOTF), arrested a missing probationer, whose whereabouts were unknown since November 2016.

Isaac Hunter, 36, of the greater Burlington area, was arrested on Thursday, December 22, 2016 in Burlington, Vermont when located by Deputy U.S. Marshals and members of the VVOTF. Hunter was wanted by the Burlington Police Department for Burglary and Cocaine Charges and also by the Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole (P&P), for a Violation of Probation (VOP).

On December 21, 2016 Burlington Police Department contacted the VVOTF and requested assistance in locating and arresting Hunter, as his whereabouts were unknown. Communication with P&P revealed that Hunter was also wanted for violating the terms of his probation. According to P&P, Hunter’S whereabouts became unknown in November 2016 and remained unknown until located and arrested by the VVOTF.

Working with P&P and the Burlington Police Department, the VVOTF chased down leads throughout Chittenden County until they located and arrested Hunter in Burlington on December 22, 2016.

Hunter has a lengthy criminal history, to include a felony conviction.

Hunter was brought to the Chittenden Superior Court, Criminal Division in Burlington, Vermont on December 22, 2016. The outcome of this hearing was not available at the time of this release.

Any further inquiries regarding this matter should be directed to the Burlington Police Department or Probation and Parole.

Hunter’s arrest was a culmination of investigative efforts by the VVOTF, the Burlington Police Department and the Vermont Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole.

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