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March 12, 2017

Press Release/Killington PD- VSP-Rutland/Aggravated Assault/Killington, VT/March 11, 2017/17KP000103

 

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17KP000103

OFFICER: Chief Robert W. Montgomery

STATION: Killington Police Department                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: March 11, 2017 at 2129 hours

LOCATION: The Wobbly Barn, Killington, Vermont

VIOLATION: Title 13 VSA 1024(a)5 Aggravated Assault; with a deadly weapon

 

ACCUSED: Eli J. Kasper

AGE: 33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Norwich, VT

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On March 11, 2017 at approximately 9:30 PM, Killington Police Department and Troopers from the Vermont State Police, Rutland Barracks were dispatched to a report of a male who had displayed a firearm in a physical altercation that had occurred at the Wobbly Barn in Killington, Vermont.  Investigation suggests that the man identified  as Eli Kasper, 33 of Norwich, VT was asked to leave the bar by staff, after it was reported that he was acting intoxicated.  It was reported that Kasper then returned to the bar and Wobbly Barn staff were escorting him out of the bar when Kasper pulled out a firearm that he had concealed in his jacket.  In the brief physical altercation the firearm was dropped and, secured by staff while police were called to the scene.  Kasper was taken into custody and transported to the Rutland State Police Barracks where he was processed for a violation of Title 13 V.S.A. 1024 (a) 5, Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon.  Kasper was lodged at Marble Valley Correctional Facility for lack of  $50,000 bail.  He will be arraigned in Rutland Superior Court on Monday March 13, 2017 at 8:30 am for the above listed offense. 

 

LODGED: Yes

BAIL: $50,000

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division –Rutland, VT

COURT DATE/TIME: March 11, 2017 at 8:30 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.