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March 13, 2017

Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17A501020
TROOPER: MIKKOLA
STATION: DERBY                    
CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

DATE/TIME: 3/12/2017 1224 hours.
LOCATION: East Haven Rd, Brighton
VIOLATION: Domestic Assault, Assault on Law Enforcement, Interference with
Emergency Access and Unlawful Mischief.

ACCUSED: Benjamin Haberern                                              
AGE: 22
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Avon, Connecticut

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE: 20
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Weatogue, CT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On the above date and time, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a domestic assault in progress. Investigation revealed Haberern got into a verbal altercation that quickly turned physical. Haberern assaulted a family member and the family member felt physical pain. Investigation led to the arrest of Haberern. While en route to the Derby Barracks, Haberern took off his spit mask and spit onto the Trooper.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE:  03/13/2017          
COURT: Caledonia
LODGED - LOCATION: Northern State Correctional Facility    
BAIL: $1,500
MUG SHOT: Not Available
PBT: 0.27

*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.

Thank You,

Trooper Joshua Mikkola
Vermont State Police
Troop A – Derby Barracks
35 Crawford Road
Derby, Vermont 05829
802-334-8881