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February 27, 2017

Press Release/ VSP Rutland/ 17B401213/ Domestic Assault, Interference with access to emergency services / Killington / 02/27/2017

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B401213

TROOPER: Freire                                                                    

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: February 27, 2017 at approximately 1703 hours

LOCATION: Killington

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault (Title 13 VSA 1042),

Interference with access to emergency services (Title 13 V.S.A. 1031)

 

ACCUSED: Matthew J. Dobson

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Killington, Vermont

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of domestic violence or sexual assault.)

AGE: N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On February 27, 2017 at approximately 1703 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police -Rutland Barracks responded to a report of a family fight in Killington, VT. Investigation revealed that during this incident, Matthew J. Dobson caused bodily injury to a family or household member. Dobson was also found to have interfered with the victim’s ability to access emergency services.

 

Dobson was processed at the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland and was later transferred into the custody of the Vermont Department of Corrections. He is scheduled to appear for arraignment at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at 1230 hours.

 

 

 

LODGED: Yes

BAIL: $15,000.00

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: February 28, 2017 at 1230 hours

           

 

 

*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.