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October 3, 2016

Domestic Assault 9/30/2016

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16D002283
TROOPER: Zachary Gauthier                               
STATION: VSP- Westminster                     
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: 9/30/2016 @ 0123 hours
LOCATION: Main Street, Saxtons River
VIOLATION: Domestic Assault

ACCUSED: Joseph Leclair                                                
AGE: 30
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Saxtons River, VT



SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On 9/30/2016, at approximately 0123 hours, Vermont State Police Responded to a family fight at a residence on Main Street, in the Village of Saxtons River. When the troopers arrived at the residence the suspect, Joseph Leclair, had already left. On 10/3/2016, Vermont State Police located Leclair. Leclair was arrested for Domestic Assault and transported to Westminster State Police Barracks for processing. Leclair was fingerprinted, photographed, and issued a criminal citation. A Court Operations Manager was contacted and ordered Leclair to be released on conditions.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 10/4/2016            
COURT: Windham