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March 8, 2017

Press Release / Vermont State Police / Aggravated Sexual Assault / Incident #16D004853

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE#: 16D004853
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Det. Sergeant Mike Dion
STATION: Westminster
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: December 31, 2016
LOCATION: Brookline, VT
VIOLATION: Aggravated Sexual Assault

ACCUSED: Richard Gallup
AGE: 52
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ballston Lake

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE: 21
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ballston Spa, NY

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On December 31, 2016 Vermont State Police received a report from a 21 year old female that she was sexually assaulted by a family member approximately ten years ago. At the time of the offense, the victim and offender lived in the same residence in Brookline, VT. Detectives from the Vermont State Police conducted an investigation and on March 8, 2017 arrested the offender, Richard Gallup, of Ballston Lake, NY. Gallup is scheduled to appear in Windham County Court on March 9, 2017 to answer the charge of Aggravated Sexual Assault.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: March 9, 2017
COURT: Windham County
LODGED - No
BAIL: None
MUG SHOT: Attached
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.



Detective Sergeant Michael Dion
Bureau of Criminal Investigations
Vermont State Police
Troop B
Phone: 802-722-4600
E-mail: Michael.Dion@vermont.gov






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