VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Thompson
STATION: St. Johnsbury
DATE/TIME:01-29-17 / 1300 Hours
LOCATION: Trestle Rd., Danville VT
VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault / Unlawful Mischief / Larceny
ACCUSED/VICTIM: Scott Whitcomb
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Concord, VT
ACCUSED/VICTIM: Ryan Stimpson
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
LODGED - LOCATION: Whitcomb lodged
PBT: NOT APPLICABLE
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the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.