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June 4, 2016

Reckless Endangerment

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE#: 16A302288
TROOPER: Brown
STATION: Middlesex
CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

DATE/TIME: 6/3/16 at 21:46hrs
LOCATION: Flint Rd, Williamstown
VIOLATION: Reckless Endangerment, Person Prohibited from Possessing a firearm

ACCUSED: SMITH,RAYMOND,C III
AGE:44
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Williamstown, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 6/3/16 at approximately 21:46 hours the Vermont State
Police were made aware of a situation occurring on Flint Rd in Williamstown.
Family members called 911 reporting that Raymond Smith III was extremely
intoxicated, agitated and firing a 9mm handgun inside the trailer he was staying
in.

Troopers from the Middlesex Barracks, Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff's
Department and an Officer from Northfield PD responded to the scene. Mr. Smith
was located outside his residence still armed with the handgun but was taken
into custody without further incident.

Smith was lodged at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility on the above
named charges and ordered to appear in Orange County Superior Court Criminal
Division on 6/6/16 at 0800 hours.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 6/6/16 0800AM
COURT: Orange County Superior Court Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION: CRCF
BAIL: $5,000
MUG SHOT: Y

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