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February 21, 2017

FW: Press Release / Vermont State Police / Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, and Unlawful Mischief / 17A400956




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STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17A400956
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jason Danielsen                            
STATION: St. Johnsbury                     
CONTACT#: (802)748-3111

DATE/TIME: 2/20/2017 at approximately 1818 hours
LOCATION: US Route 5 Sutton, VT 05867
VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Unlawful Mischief

ACCUSED/VICTIM: Dirk Daum                                                
AGE: 25
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hialeah, FL

ACCUSED/VICTIM: Andereck Donaghy
AGE: 28
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 2/20/2017, at approximately 1818 hours Trooper
Tarricone, Trooper Pecuch, and I responded to a call of two males fighting. Upon
our arrival we spoke with all the parties involved. Investigation revealed that
during the altercation, Daum (25) grabbed a rifle and attempted to assault
Donaghy with it. Daum was arrested and lodged for aggravated assault with a
weapon. Donaghy was cited for simple assault and unlawful mischief after it was
determined he smashed the windows out of Daum's vehicle and assaulted him. 

Dirk Daum
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 2/21/2017 at 1230 hours            
COURT: Caledonia County Court
LODGED - LOCATION: Northeast Regional Correctional Complex     
BAIL: $1500.00 Surety bond or cash
MUG SHOT: Yes

Andereck Donaghy
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 4/3/2017 at 0830 hours             
COURT: Caledonia County Court



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