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June 20, 2016

VSP Press Release 06202016

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16D101451
TROOPER: Det./Sgt. Eric Albright                                                              
STATION: Brattleboro                 
CONTACT#: 802 254 2382

DATE/TIME: 06202016 1130 am
LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town) Londonderry, VT
VIOLATION: Abuse/Neglect/Exploitation of Vulnerable Adult-Sexual Abuse

ACCUSED: Bruce W. Herforth                                                                    
AGE: 42
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland City, VT

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE:
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 06062016 the Vermont State Police where contacted by the Springfield Hospital regarding a 52 year old female who reported being sexually assaulted.  As a result of the investigation State Police identified the suspect as Bruce W. Herforth of Rutland City. On 06202016, State Police executed several search warrants relative to the investigation and arrested Herforth at his home in Rutland City. Herforth was charged with Abuse/Neglect/Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult-Sexual Abuse. Herforth was ordered held on $10,000 cash bail.

COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 06212016 @ 1230
COURT: Windham Superior Criminal Court
LODGED – LOCATION: Marble Valley Correctional Center-Rutland
BAIL: $10,000-cash
MUG SHOT: Yes-attached


Detective Sergeant Eric Albright
Bureau of Criminal Investigation
Vermont State Police | Troop-D
464 Marlboro Road | Brattleboro, VT. 05301
802-254-2382 | 802-257-7951(fax)