On 6/28/18 the Lebanon Police Department sought the public’s help with locating a Peter P. Dotzel, age 36, along with a stolen Jeep Wrangler Rubicon he was in possession of.
At approximately 2:00PM on 6/28/18, Dotzel was located on Main Street in West Lebanon by Lebanon patrol officers and detectives, and taken into custody. The stolen Jeep has been recovered in Fairlee, Vermont. The female companion that Dotzel was seen with in surveillance video has been identified and interviewed. It is not believed that she was aware of the fraudulent activity.
Dotzel was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections pending his arraignment in the Grafton County Superior Court on June 29th. Dotzel is charged with Theft by Deception, a Class A Felony, and being a Fugitive from Justice out of Pennsylvania.
Authorized by: Chief Richard R. Mello Date: 6/28/18