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Vermont man accused of ramming tractor into credit union's night deposit box

By Ben Hooper
A Vermont man was arrested after allegedly crashing a tractor into a credit union's night deposit box in an apparent theft attempt. Photo by rmeeba/Shutterstock.com
A Vermont man was arrested after allegedly crashing a tractor into a credit union's night deposit box in an apparent theft attempt. Photo by rmeeba/Shutterstock.com

RUTLAND, Vt., April 22 (UPI) -- Police in Vermont said they arrested a man accused of trying to break into a credit union's night deposit box by ramming it with a tractor.

Vermont State Police said Chase Siliski, 30, of Proctor, was arrested and cited April 10 after an investigation determined he was the man seen crashing a tractor into the Green Mountain Credit Union's night deposit box in Rutland about 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 4 of last year.

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Police said members of the Fair Haven Rescue Squad witnessed the incident and reported it to police, who found the man driving the tractor in a nearby apartment complex. The suspect got off the tractor and fled into the nearby woods, police said.

The tractor continued moving after being abandoned by the suspect and drove over a lawn until it struck a tree and came to a stop.

Police said there was extensive damage to the credit union's building and deposit box.

Siliski was charged with felony counts of grand larceny, attempted grand larceny and a misdemeanor count of unlawful mischief. He was released and is due in court May 23.

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