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October 26, 2016

PRESS RELEASE/ VIOLATION OF RELIEF FROM ABUSE ORDER/ CN: 16A105434/ VSP WILLISTON

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16A105434
TROOPER: CPL Mark Magnant                               
STATION: VSP Williston                     
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: 10/25/16, time of report approx. 1325 hours
LOCATION: Town of Charlotte

VIOLATION: Violation of Relief From Abuse Order


ACCUSED: Quinton Karshagen                                               
AGE: 41
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Transient status but formally of Charlotte, VT and Grove City, PA


VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE: 38
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlotte, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 10/24/16, Troopers from the VSP New Haven Barracks were requested to serve a Final Relief From Abuse Order on Karshagen at a friend's residence in Panton, VT.

On 10/25/16, Troopers from the VSP Williston barracks received information that Karshagen had violated that order on two separate instances within twelve hours of receiving it.  Upon attempted to locate Karshagen at a residence in Charlotte, Troopers learned he had returned to the residence in Panton.

Karshagen was later located, taken into custody and processed without incident for the above mentioned violation(s).  


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 10/26/16            
COURT: Chittenden County Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden County Correctional Facility     
BAIL: $1,000.00
MUG SHOT: INCLUDED IMAGE
PBT: NOT CONDUCTED / NOT APPLICABLE


*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of
the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.



Sgt. Bob Lucas

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Patrol Commander

Williston Barracks

(802)878-7111

robert.j.lucas@vermont.gov