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August 15, 2016

Aggravated Domestic Assault in Newport Center

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B203066

TROOPER: D. Lynch                        

STATION: Derby             

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 08/14/2016, 2300 hours

LOCATION: 103 Vance Hill Rd., Newport Center

VIOLATION: First Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault

 

ACCUSED: Thomas Tullis, Jr.                                                       

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport Center, VT

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 08/15/2016 at approximately 0100 hours, Troopers responded to a report of a dispute at 143 Vance Hill Rd in Newport Center.  Upon arrival, Troopers encountered Thomas Tullis, Jr, who was found to be intoxicated to a degree that he was a danger to himself and others.  Tullis was placed as an incapacitated person at Northern State Correctional Center.

Upon further investigation, Troopers learned that prior to being called to 143 Vance Hill Rd, Tullis had assaulted both physically and by fear of great bodily harm a female victim with whom he had previously been in a relationship.

Tullis was lodged at NSCC without bail.  He was cited to appear in Orleans District Court on 08/18/2016.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Lodged

COURT DATE: 08/18/2016

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: Northern State Correctional Center

BAIL: Held without

MUG SHOT: None available at this time