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July 10, 2016

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16A203343
TROOPER: Hunt                                               
STATION:  St. Albans                   
CONTACT#: 524-5993

DATE/TIME: 07-10-16 / 0200 (Approximately)
LOCATION: Snow Shoe Tavern, Montgomery
VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault

ACCUSED: Matthew Pion                                                                                            
AGE: 27
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lowell, VT

VICTIM: Zachary Tarte
AGE: 21
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Enosburg, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On the morning of 07-10-16, State Police were notified of an assault that occurred at the Snow Shoe Tavern in Montgomery, VT.  The victim indicated that Matthew Pion of Lowell, VT struck him in the head with a pool stick. The victim sustained injuries, but was later released from the Northwestern Medical Center.

State Police later located Pion in Lowell, Vt.  Pion was taken into custody and released on a citation to appear in the Franklin County Court on 08-01-16 for Aggravated Assault.

COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 08-01-16                 
COURT: Franklin
LODGED – LOCATION:   
BAIL:
MUG SHOT: Yes