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April 12, 2017

Royalton Barracks - Reckless Endangerment

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
        
CASE#:  17B201541
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Stacy Corliss                             
STATION: VSP Royalton                     
CONTACT#:  802-234-9933

DATE/TIME: 04/12/2017 at approximately 0108 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: Edson Road, Randolph, VT
VIOLATION:  Reckless Endangerment

ACCUSED: Matthew Brown                                               
AGE:  24
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Hancock, VT

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE:  23
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Randolph, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 04/12/2017 at approximately 0108 hours, Vermont State
Police dispatch received a call from a female who reported that there was a male
subject, Matthew Brown, at her residence who was intoxicated and refusing to
leave.  She stated that he was suicidal and had held a gun up to his head
threatening to shoot himself.  The caller later reported that he had discharged
one shot from the firearm.  Troopers responded to the scene and took Brown into
protective custody.  The Clara Martin Center assisted as Brown was evaluated at Gifford.  Brown was issued a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Orange Criminal Division on Monday, 04/17/17 at 12:30pm to answer to the charge of reckless endangerment.  


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME:  04/17/17 at 12:30pm           
COURT:  Orange
LODGED - LOCATION:  N/A 
BAIL:  N/A
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE
PBT: INCLUDE RESULT or INDICATE REFUSAL / NOT CONDUCTED / 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.


Trooper Stacy Corliss
Vermont State Police 
B Troop - Royalton Barracks
2011 VT Route 107
Bethel, VT  05032
(802)234-9933
(802)234-6520 fax