- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - Police say a missing county jail inmate in New Hampshire has turned himself over to police in Vermont and is awaiting a hearing to be returned.

Police say Brendan Bernier was last seen near the recycling center in Stewartstown on Thursday morning. He had been at the Coos County Jail in town.

The Caledonian Record reports (https://bit.ly/2fWV1R5) he turned himself in to police the next day in Lyndonville, Vermont. He’s being held at the Northeast Regional Correctional Facility in St. Johnsbury, where he awaits an extradition hearing.

Bernier had been serving a sentence related to driving a motor vehicle after being deemed an habitual offender. He had a tentative release date of May 31, 2017.

It’s not clear why he walked away from the jail.

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Information from: The Caledonian-Record, https://www.caledonianrecord.com


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