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April 3, 2017

PRESS RELEASE---VSP St. ALBANS---AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A201547

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Det. Tpr. Ben Patnode                            

STATION: St. Albans Barracks                     

CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

DATE/TIME: 03/30/17 at approximately 12:04 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Northwest State Correctional Facility, St. Albans

VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault

ACCUSED: Mark Bergeron                                                

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 03/30/17 at approximately 12:04 hours, the Vermont State

Police, Bureau of Criminal Investigations was contacted by Northwest State

Correctional Facility Staff, reporting an assault of a staff member by an

inmate.

                Upon investigation, State Police found that the inmate, identified as

Mark Bergeron, had physically assaulted a female case worker in her office. The

case worker suffered facial and body injuries and was taken to Northwest Medical

Center. Mark Bergeron was taken into custody by corrections staff at the

facility and was issued a citation for aggravated assault by the Vermont State

Police. This case is currently under investigation.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 05/15/17 @ 1PM           

COURT: Franklin County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Was already in jail     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

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.

 

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Detective Trooper Ben Patnode

140 Fisher Pond Rd

St. Albans, VT 05478

Clandestine Lab Team

VSP Drill Instructor

P# (802) 524-5993

C# (802) 371-7393