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July 13, 2016

Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
                                                                                                          
CASE#: 16C202194
TROOPER: Flansburg                                                                                      
STATION: New Haven                   
CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

DATE/TIME: 07/12/2016
LOCATION: Hillside Dr. Starksboro VT
VIOLATION: Disorderly Conduct; Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.

ACCUSED: Brian Sheppard                                                                                                          
AGE: 36
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Starksboro, VT.


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 07/13/2016, the Vermont State Police responded to Hillside Dr. in the Town of
Starksboro for a report of an intoxicated male being disorderly. Upon arrival
Troopers located Sheppard lying face down on the front lawn of a residence.
Troopers attempted to speak with Sheppard and he became belligerent. Sheppard
failed to comply with the Troopers orders and assaulted a Vermont State Trooper
in the process.

Sheppard was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the New Haven
barracks for processing. Sheppard was released on conditions to appear in
Addison County Criminal Court to answer to the charges of Disorderly Conduct and
Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 07/18/2016                                                       
COURT: Addion County Criminal Division.
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y