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July 4, 2016

VSP Press Release; Reckeless Endangerment (x2) in Wells River, VT on 07/04/16

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
 
CASE#: 16B301378


TROOPER: Powers    
STATION:  Saint Johnsbury                    
CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

DATE/TIME: 07/04/16 @0025 hours
LOCATION: Elm St. Wells River, VT


VIOLATION: Reckless Endangerment (x2)


ACCUSED: Douglas Pike      
AGE: 59
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wells River, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 07/04/16 Vermont State Police received the report that there was an altercation on Elm St. in Wells River, VT. Investigation revealed that Pike pointed a loaded muzzle loader rifle at several people in the residence. Pike was subsequently arrested and lodged at North East Regional Correctional Center.


COURT ACTION: Y 
COURT DATE: 07/05/16 
COURT: Orange
LODGED - LOCATION: NERC
BAIL: $1500
MUG SHOT: Y