Statue, lamppost stolen from Beetlejuice 2 film set

Two different angles of statue stolen from Beetlejuice 2 film set last weekend.

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

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.

Categories: Crime

4 replies »

  1. Maybe the good citizens of the town need to put an armed guard in place to prevent more of this happening! Crime is everywhere in this state thanks to our liberal judicial system.

  2. These days in Vermont – if it’s not nailed down, it will be stolen. Vermont State Police investigating this incident? So many other crimes, big and small, are reported to the police and one is lucky if a report is even filed.

  3. Welcome to Vermont, where you will be expected to contribute to our “help the junkies” fund. Just leave any object of value unattended and someone will be around to collect it.