The Vermont State Police is investigating two reported thefts of items from the film set of the movie “Beetlejuice 2” in East Corinth.
In the first case, state police received a report from movie security personnel at 12:35 a.m. Friday, July 14, that someone had driven a pickup truck up to a large lamppost topped with a distinctive pumpkin decoration on Village Road, removed the lamppost from its base, bundled it into the back of the truck, covered it with a tarp, and fled at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was reported to be an older model GMC pickup truck with an unknown license plate.
In the second incident, reported at about 4 p.m. Monday, July 17, movie officials stated that perpetrators had stolen an approximately 150-pound abstract art statue from the vicinity of the cemetery. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime between 5 p.m. Thursday, July 13, and 11 a.m. Monday, July 17.
Anyone with information about these thefts is asked to contact the Vermont State Police in St. Johnsbury at 802-748-3111 or leave an anonymous tip online at https://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.
Beetlejuice 2 is an upcoming American fantasy comedy film directed by Tim Burton from a screenplay by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on a story by Seth Grahame-Smith. The film is the sequel to Beetlejuice and stars Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Jenna Ortega, Monica Bellucci, and Willem Dafoe.