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January 29, 2017

Press Release / Vermont State Police / Aggravated Assault / Unlawful Mischief / Larceny / 17A400526 / (unsecured)

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A400527

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Thompson                            

STATION:  St. Johnsbury                   

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME:01-29-17 / 1300 Hours

LOCATION: Trestle Rd., Danville VT

VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault / Unlawful Mischief / Larceny

 

ACCUSED/VICTIM: Scott Whitcomb                                               

AGE: 53

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Concord, VT

 

ACCUSED/VICTIM: Ryan Stimpson

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Danville VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 01-29-17, at approximately 1300 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a complaint by Ryan Stimpson that Scott Whitcomb had struck his vehicle. While responding to Stimpson's complaint Whitcomb reported to Vermont State Police that he had been assaulted by Stimpson. Investigation revealed that Stimpson struck Whitcomb with a baseball bat. Investigation also revealed that Whitcomb struck Stimpson's vehicle, narrowly missing Stimpson.

 

Further investigation recovered several rifles that Whitcomb had taken from Stimpson's possession earlier in the day.

 

Stimpson was arrested and cited for aggravated assault. Whitcomb was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, larceny and unlawful mischief. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: Whitcomb 01-30-17 / Stimpson 03-27-17           

COURT: Caledonia

LODGED - LOCATION: Whitcomb lodged     

BAIL: $1500.00

PBT:  NOT APPLICABLE

 

 

 

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