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Overdue Hunters - Peter Thayer, Robert Couture

Overdue Hunters - Peter Thayer, Robert Couture Island Pond Vermont

Vt. State Police - 2:32 pm Mon Oct 30th, 2006

Mr. Thayer and Mr. Couture were in the Island Pond, VT area moose hunting. They were last seen at their motel (Clyde River Hotel) around mid morning on Saturday 10/28/06.

They last had contact with Couture’s girlfriend on Saturday evening after 6:00 P.M. via telephone stating things were fine and they were looking forward to the next day’s hunt.

Both men were traveling in a Black 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pick up truck bearing Vermont Truck Registration BFG579 that was towing a small wooden trailer.

Mr. Thayer had a moose hunting permit for the E-1 Sector of Essex County Vermont that encompasses the land mass area of VT-114, 105 & 102 in the Northeast Kingdom.

A ground and air search is underway in this area conducted by the Vermont State Police, Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife, U.S. Customs & Border Protection and the Essex County Sheriff’s Department. Foul Play is not suspected at this time. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either men or their pick up truck is asked to call the Derby State Police Barracks at 802-334-8881.

Peter Thayer, 47 of Burlington, VT
Robert Couture, 39 of Colchester, VT

Relevant Address(es):
Colchester, VT 05446 (Set as Local)
Burlington, VT 05401 (Set as Local)
Island Pond, VT 05846 (Set as Local)

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