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July 16, 2016

Press Release // VSP Derby // Aggravated Assault // 16B202570 // 07/16/2016

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE


CASE#: 16B202570
TROOPER: Marie Beland    
STATION: Derby                    
CONTACT#: (802)334-8881


DATE/TIME: 07/14/2016
LOCATION: 1738 VT-14, Irasburg, Vermont
VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault


ACCUSED: Donald "DJ" Peters Jr.      
AGE: 30
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Albany, Vermont


VICTIM: Bruce Breault Jr.
AGE: 44
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Albany, Vermont


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 07/15/2016 at approximately 0857 hours the Vermont State Police - Derby
Barracks received a complaint regarding an incident that took place on
07/14/2016 at approximately 1830 hours in the town of Irasburg, Vermont. The
complainant reported that following a "road rage" incident involving his son, he
was involved in a physical altercation with Donald "DJ" Peters Jr, during which he
sustained an injury that required medical attention. Peters was located on the morning of 07/16/2016 and taken into custody without incident. Peters is facing a charge of Aggravated Assault.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 07/18/2016 
COURT: Orleans County Superior Court, Criminal Divison
LODGED - LOCATION: Northern State Correctional Facility 
BAIL: $5000.00
MUG SHOT: Y


Trooper Marie Beland

Vermont State Police - Derby

35 Crawford Rd

Derby, VT 05829

W: 802-334-8881

Fax: 802-334-4740

Marie.Beland@vermont.gov