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March 27, 2017

Press Release- 1st Deg Agg Domestic/Burglary into Occupied Dwelling


STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 17B300947
TROOPER: Witkowski                                                     
STATION: Shaftsbury                  
CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

DATE/TIME: 03/26/2017, 1905 hours
LOCATION: Bickford Hollow Road, Woodford
VIOLATIONS: 1st Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault, Burglary into an Occupied Dwelling

ACCUSED: George P. McGuire                                                                   
AGE: 53
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Woodford, VT

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE: 46
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Woodford, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On March 26th 2017, at 1905 hours, VSP Shaftsbury troopers were dispatched to a reported family fight in the Town of Woodford. The victim, a 46-year-old female household member, was assaulted by George McGuire at a neighbor’s residence. McGuire arrived at the residence without being invited and forced his way inside. McGuire then struck the victim in the head with a closed fist, causing her to lose consciousness. McGuire was taken into custody at the scene without incident.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 03/27/2017            
COURT: Bennington County Superior Court, Criminal Division
LODGED: Yes – LOCATION: Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility   
BAIL: Held without bail
MUG SHOT: Attached

Trooper Raymond Witkowski
Vermont State Police
Shaftsbury Field Station
96 Airport Road, Shaftsbury, VT
(802)442-5421