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For Immediate Release

September 01, 2021 John Curtis, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of Vermont (802) 557-6804;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Escaped Sex Offender Arrested by U.S. Marshals and Burlington Police Department

Burlington, VT Ė The U.S. Marshals and Burlington Police Department arrested a non-compliant sex offender who recently escaped police custody.

Scott Kastner (38) was wanted by Vermont Department of Corrections for violating his conditions of release with an underlying offense of Aggravated Domestic Assault in the 1st Degree. Kastner also had active arrest warrants from BPD for Aggravated Domestic Assault in the 2nd Degree, and Colchester PD for failure to comply with the sex offender registry.

On August 24, 2021, Milton Police Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Route 7 in Milton. Kastner was identified during the stop and resisted arrest. Kastner later escaped police custody while at UVM Medical Center. His whereabouts became unknown.

On August 27, 2021, Vermont Department of Corrections requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals in located and apprehending Kastner.

Kastner was arrested in Burlington on September 1st by members of the U.S. Marshals and Burlington Police Department.

Kastnerís criminal history includes rape, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and aggravated domestic assault.

You can find Kastnerís sex offender registry information at:

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at


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