On November 16th , at approximately 2200 hours, the Vermont State Police Derby barracks was notified of an overdue hunter on South Shore Road in Holland, Vermont. VSP troopers immediately began attempts to locate John “Jack” Chapman, age 72, from Brattleboro, VT. The Vermont State Police Search and Rescue, New England K9, Upper Valley Wilderness Response Team, Vermont KSAR, Rescue Inc., Vermont Fish and Wildlife game wardens and US Border Patrol began searching the area of Holland Pond the morning of November 17th. The search is ongoing at this time. Efforts to locate Mr. Chapman are expected to continue over the weekend if he is not located today.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Derby State Police barracks at 802-334-8881.