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May 29, 2016

Press Release/Vermont State Police/Disorderly Incident/Incident#16C201567

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16C201567

TROOPER: Adria Pickin                                  

STATION: New Haven                    

CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: May 29, 2016/1549 hours

LOCATION:  Lake Dunmore Road/Town of Salisbury

VIOLATION: Disorderly Conduct, Simple Assault, Unlawful Mischief

 

ACCUSED: Jessie Sprigg                                                                

AGE: 33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bristol

 

VICTIM: Paityn Boyer

AGE: 22

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bristol

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On May 29, 2016, at approximately 1549 hours, State Police were advised of a Fight complaint at 1457 Lake Dunmore Road in the Town of Salisbury. Initial complaint information received indicated an ongoing fight involving multiple people at a softball tournament. Upon arrival, State Police interviewed Jessie Sprigg and her cousin, identified as Lynn Fleming-Barrows. Sprigg stated that she had been driven down to watch the tournament by her sister, identified as Veronica Sargent. Sprigg stated that after arriving, she placed her purse in Fleming-Barrows' vehicle. During the tournament, she went back to the vehicle to get some money from her purse, when she noticed that her money was gone. Sprigg additionally stated that money had been stolen from Fleming-Barrows as well. Sprigg and Fleming-Barrows stated that they began questioning individuals around the vehicle and that's when an argument began. Hearing the commotion, Sargent came over to get Sprigg to calm down. In trying to do so, Sprigg began to fight with Sargent. Sargent and Sprigg stated that multiple people intervened to get the two to stop fighting. After being separated, multiple witnesses stated that Sprigg continued to fight with other people, subsequently hitting Paityn Boyer in the side of the head. Witnesses  additionally stated that Sprigg began hitting vehicles with beer cans and her fists. Sprigg was found to be intoxicated at the time, with a preliminary breath test result of .164% at approximately 1630 hours. Sprigg was subsequently cited to appear in court on July 11, 2016 and was released to the custody of a friend.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: July 11, 2016          

COURT: Addison County Superior Court

MUG SHOT: N

 

Trooper Adria C. Pickin

Vermont State Police

“C” Troop New Haven Barracks

802-388-4919 P  802-453-7918 F

adria.pickin@vermont.gov