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June 16, 2016

PRESS RELEASE/Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks/ Simple Assault/ Incident # 16C102988/

PRESS RELEASE

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

               

CASE#:                                                  16C102988

TROOPER:                                           Michael Notte                 

STATION:                                             Troop "C" Rutland

CONTACT#:                                        802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME:                                        June 13, 2016

LOCATION:                                         Marble Valley Regional Correctional Center

VIOLATION:                                        Simple Assault

                                                                                                                  

ACCUSED:                                           William P. Philburt Jr. 

AGE:                                                      51

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:         Rutland

 

VICTIM:                                                Stuart Lizotte

AGE:                                                      23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:         Rutland

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

Rutland, VT – 06.16.16 – The Vermont State Police responded to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Center in Rutland and arrested 51 year-old inmate William Philburt Jr. for assault on another inmate. 

 

The incident occurred on June 13, 2016 when inmate Philburt accused his cellmate Stuart Lizotte of stealing his commissary. Inmate Philburt confronted Lizotte and he denied it. Philburt proceeded to climbed up to the upper bunk and assault Lizotte by striking him in the head. Lizotte received a minor injury and was cleared by medical staff. Philburt was issued citation for assault.

 

Lizotte is currently incarcerated on pending aggravated sexual assault and possessing/ promoting child pornography charges. Philburt is currently incarcerated on pending domestic assault charges.

 

COURT ACTION:               Yes

COURT DATE:                     August 08, 2016

COURT:                                Rutland

MUG SHOT:                       No

 

 

 

 

 

Detective Tpr. Michael Notte

Vermont State Police

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

Tel. 802.773.9101

Fax. 802.775.6968

michael.notte@vermont.gov