Plattsburgh fugitive arrested in Burlington PDF Print E-mail
Written by RYAN HUTCHINS, Contributing Writer   
Sunday, April 01, 2007

BURLINGTON — A fugitive wanted in both New York and Vermont was apprehended Friday following what Burlington media described as a dramatic manhunt in the city's Old North End.
Brent L. LaBombard, 34, was captured by police in the Clark Street area after being tracked by U.S. Marshals and South Burlington and Burlington police, according to a news release.
LaBombard had warrants for his arrest in New York for felony grand larceny, as well as numerous charges in Vermont. The Burlington Free Press reported Saturday that court records indicated the New York warrant was out of Plattsburgh.
The man was wanted in Vermont for felony retail theft and possession of stolen property, as well as three counts of violations of conditions of release, two counts of providing false information to a police officer and misdemeanor retail theft, according to a news release from the South Burlington department.
WCAX-TV reported on its Web site that LaBombard is a suspected drug addict as well.
After being captured on Intervale Avenue, he was arrested on the Vermont warrants and was charged as a fugitive from justice.
Police were unavailable for comment Saturday.
Bail was set at $25,000 for the fugitive from justice charge. He was being held in the Chittenden County Jail Saturday afternoon, pending further court action.



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