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June 25, 2016

Press Release / Aggravated Domestic Assault / Chelsea

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#:                  16D302261
TROOPER:           Pregent                                               
STATION:             Royalton                    
CONTACT#:        234-9933

DATE/TIME:        6-24-16 / 8:10PM
LOCATION:         Hillside Lane, Chelsea
VIOLATION:        Aggravated Domestic Assault

ACCUSED:           Alberto Martinez                                                                            
AGE:                      24
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chelsea

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On June 24, 2016 at 8:10PM Vermont State Police responded to Chelsea for a report of an active Domestic Assault in which a male had choked his girlfriend while she was holding their 1 year old child. Prior to arrival the male, who was identified as Alberto Martinez had left the residence on foot.

Martinez was located in Barre City and taken into custody without incident by the Barre City Police Department and transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Royalton for processing. 

On June 25, 2016 Martinez was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of $5000 bail.  Martinez will appear in Orange County Superior Court; Criminal Division on Monday June 27 at 12:30PM to answer to the charge of Aggravated Domestic Assault.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE:     June 27, 2016    
COURT:                Orange County Superior Court; Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION:     Southern State Correctional Facility
BAIL:      $5000
MUG SHOT: Yes

Respectfully,

Trooper Joseph Pregent