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June 22, 2016

Arrest Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16A203007
TROOPER: Skelly                                              
STATION: VSP St. Albans                    
CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

DATE/TIME: June 22, 2016 at approximately 1606 hours.
LOCATION: Main Street in Fairfax, Vermont.
VIOLATION: The defendant committed the offenses of First Degree Aggravated
Domestic Assault, a violation of Title 13, Vermont Statues Annotated Section
1043, the offense of Interference with Access to Emergency Services, a violation
of Title 13, Vermont Statutes Annotated Section 1031, and the offense of Offense
Committed Within The Presence of a Child, a violation of Title 13, Vermont
Statutes Annotated Section 1047.

ACCUSED: Tyler Hobb                                                                   
AGE: 27
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fairfax, Vermont.

VICTIM: The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On June 22, 2016, the Vermont State Police received a
report of a domestic assault in Fairfax, Vermont. The Vermont State Police
responded to the scene and met with the victim, whose name is not being released
due to policy. Investigation revealed that Tyler Hobb had committed the offenses
of First Degree Aggravated Assault, Interference with Access to Emergency
Services, and Offense Committed Within The Presence of a Child due to his
actions during the assault. Hobb was arrest and lodges at the Northwest State
Correctional Facility for lodging.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: June 23, 2016 at 1100 hours.          
COURT: Franklin County Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: Northwest State Correctional Facility.
BAIL: $5,000.00
MUG SHOT: Y


Attached is a photograph of the defendant.

Trooper Kirsten Skelly
Vermont State Police
140 Fisher Pond Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
(802) 524-5993