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August 30, 2016

VSP Press Release: Domestic Assault on August 23, 2016 in Ryegate, Vermont.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B103212

TROOPER: Brennan                                                      

STATION: VSP – St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 08-23-16/ 2141 hours

LOCATION: 72 Wallace Street Ryegate, Vermont

 

ACCUSED: Robert Vergason

AGE: 59

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ryegate, Vermont

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the evening of 08-23-16 State Police received a call about an ongoing Domestic Assault in which Robert Vergason was attacking the male victim with a baseball bat. Investigation revealed that Vergason came downstairs after a minor altercation with the female victim upstairs with a baseball bat and went after the male victim. Vergason and the male victim wrestled for control of the bat and the female victim gained control of the bat. Vergason continued fighting with the male victim in the house until he was subdued by the male victim. Both the female and male victim were checked out on scene by EMS for minor injuries. Vergason was transported to Cottage Hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. Vergason was issued court conditions and cited into Caledonia court on 8/29/16.

 

COURT: Caledonia

COURT DATE:08/29/16

 

 

Trooper Sean Brennan

VSP Bradford

1594 Waits River Road

Bradford, VT 05033

802-222-4680