Police: Guns stolen during burglaries in Newport Center, Derby

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NEWPORT — Homes in Newport Center and Derby were burglarized last week, and police say in both cases firearms were taken.

On Thursday, someone unlawfully entered a residence on Lawson Road in Newport Center between the hours of 6:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Two firearms were taken from the residence.

On Saturday, police were notified of a burglary on Nelson Hill Road in the town of Derby. Someone entered the garage at the residence and stole a Springfield Armory XD .40 caliber handgun. The handgun was taken along with its Blackhawk holster.

Police say it does not appear that entry was made into the home in Derby.

Anyone with information about the stolen firearms is being asked to call the Vermont State Police at 802-334-8881.

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