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April 8, 2017

Press Release Assault/ Drugs

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B102113
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Eric Vitali                            
STATION: Westminster                     
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: 04/07/17
INCIDENT LOCATION: Grace Cottage Hospital
VIOLATION: Assault on an Emergency Worker and Possession of Cocaine

ACCUSED: Morgan Stanley                                               
AGE: 19
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Southington, CT

VICTIM: John Ayers
AGE: 55
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brattleboro, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
ON 04/08/17 Morgan Stanley was transported to Grace Cottage Hospital from an event at Stratton Mountain. While receiving treatment at the hospital, Stanley became assaultive and caused injury to one of her treating nurses by biting them. She was furthermore found to be in possession of a controlled substance, believed to be cocaine.  Stanley was a citation and remanded to the Southern State Correctional Facility until sober. 

COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: 04/10/17 at 0800am           
COURT: Windham Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility     
BAIL: Held till sober
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE
PBT: N/A

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the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.