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February 14, 2017

Press Release

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STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B500416
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Flansburg                        
STATION: New Haven            
CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

DATE/TIME: 02/09/2017
LOCATION: Jockey Lane, Ferrisburgh VT.
VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Disorderly Conduct, Unlawful Mischief, and Providing False
Information to a Police Officer.


ACCUSED: Matthew Redmond                                                
AGE: 29
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Panton, VT.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 02/09/2017, the Vermont State Police responded to Jockey Lane in the Town of
Ferrisburgh for a report of a vandalism. The victim reported there had been a
sledge hammer thrown at the window of their vehicle.

Upon arrival Troopers received conflicting stories on the events that took
place. The victim said they were driving his vehicle on Jockey Lane when they saw a
man, later identified as Matthew Redmond, standing on the side of the road. The
victim reported Redmond ran into the road as they were driving by and threw a
sledge hammer into the front windshield of their vehicle.

After a thorough investigation and new information was received on 02/13/2017,
Redmond was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the New Haven
Barracks.

Redmond was issued a citation to appear in Addison County Criminal
Court on 04/24/2017 to answer to the charges of Aggravated Assault, Reckless
Endangerment, Disorderly Conduct, Unlawful Mischief, and Providing False
Information to a Police Officer.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 04/24/2017         
COURT: Addison County Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION:  N/A   
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y
PBT: NOT APPLICABLE



*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.