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December 18, 2016

Press Release/Vermont State Police/Aggravated Assault & Unlawful Restraint/Incident#16C204190

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16C204190
TROOPER: Adria Pickin                              
STATION: New Haven                    
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919


DATE/TIME: December 17, 2016/2018 hours
LOCATION: US Route 7/Town of Leicester
VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault/Unlawful Restraint


ACCUSED: Wesley Harpe                                             
AGE: 19
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Leicester


VICTIM: Keith Casey
AGE: 23
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Castleton


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On December 17, 2016, at approximately 2018 hours, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a residence located on US Route 7 in the Town of Leicester in regards to the report of a physical altercation that took place there. While en-route, police learned that Wesley Harpe had assaulted Keith Casey inside the residence. Casey was able to leave the scene and get to a safe location to wait for police and medical personnel to respond. Harpe was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing. Harpe was later lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility and issued a citation to appear in Addison County District Court on December 19, 2016 at 12:30 PM to answer the charges.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 12/19/2016           
COURT: Addison County Criminal Court
LODGED - LOCATION: Marble Valley Correctional    
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Imaged included
PBT: N/A


*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.



Trooper Adria C. Pickin

Vermont State Police

“C” Troop New Haven Barracks

802-388-4919 P  802-453-7918 F

adria.pickin@vermont.gov