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February 17, 2017

Press Release / Vermont State Police-Rutland / Simple Assault-Unlawful Mischief / Benson, VT /17B400983


STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 17B400983

TROOPER: P. Slaney

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: February 16, 2017, at approximately 1730 hours

LOCATION: Lake Road, Benson, Vermont

 

VIOLATION: Simple Assault

ACCUSED: Adam Sears

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Florence, Vermont

 

VIOLATION: Unlawful Mischief

ACCUSED: Brooke Ryan                                                                                         

AGE: 25

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Florence, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 1730 hours,Troopers from the Vermont State Police assigned to the Rutland Barracks were notified of a citizen dispute which took place on Lake Road, Benson, Vermont. Subsequent investigation revealed during the dispute, Adam Sears caused physical bodily harm to another party involved. It was also determined Brooke Ryan had caused damage to property without having the right to do so. Sears was issued a citation for simple assault and Ryan was issued a citation for unlawful mischief. Both parties were released to appear before the Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division at a later time and date.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: March 27, 2017 at 0830 hours                 

COURT:Vermont Superior Court – Rutland Criminal Division

MUG SHOT: N

 

Trooper Patrick Slaney
Vermont State Police -Rutland
124 State Place
Rutland, VT 05701
Barracks: 802-773-9101
Email: Patrick.Slaney@vermont.gov