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August 12, 2016

VSP Press Release: Domestic Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Unlawful Mischief on August 11, 2016 in St. Johnsbury, VT.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

           

CASE#: 16B102976

TROOPER: Loomis                         

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 8-11-16/ 1940 hours

LOCATION: Avenue A, St. Johnsbury, Vermont

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Unlawful Mischief

 

ACCUSED: Thomas VanVliet                                                        

AGE: 20

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, Vermont

 

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

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the evening of 8-11-16, State Police were dispatched to a report of a vehicle that went off the road near Avenue A in the town of St. Johnsbury, VT. Upon arrival, it was learned that VanVliet (20) was intoxicated and assaulted a partner/household member. Investigation also revealed that VanVliet was a passenger in a vehicle where he grabbed the steering wheel which forced the vehicle off the road causing the operator to be fearful of injury. VanVliet also reportedly caused damage to the vehicle after the crash. VanVliet was taken into custody and processed. VanVliet was lodged at the Northeast Regional Correctional Facility for lack of $750.00.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: August 12, 2016    

COURT: Caledonia Criminal Court

LODGED - LOCATION: Northeast Regional Correctional Facility

BAIL: $750.00

MUG SHOT: Y

 

Trooper Seth Loomis

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

E-mail: seth.loomis@vermont.gov