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Vermont State Police Warn of Armed and Dangerous Man

Jeremy Potwin, 39, of Bethel, is wanted on two arrest warrants— violation of conditions of release and escape from probation and parole

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Vermont State Police are warning about a potentially dangerous man.

According to police, Jeremy Potwin, 39, of Bethel, is wanted on two arrest warrants— violation of conditions of release and escape from probation and parole. He was convicted in 2018 for leaving the scene of a 2017 crash that killed one person in South Royalton.

Potwin is also wanted for questioning in connection with a vehicle pursuit with State Police on May 3 and an aggravated assault and kidnapping in Braintree on May 9. In the later incident, Potwin is suspected of assaulting a man associate and discharging a firearm, police said. No one was seriously injured in the incident.

Potwin is described as 5'8" and weighing 180 pounds. He has green eyes and red hair.

He may be driving a 2005 black Ford Ranger pick-up truck with Vermont license plate 351A792.

Police say the public should consider him armed and dangerous and anyone who encounters him should not approach him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact them at 802-234-9933.

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