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April 25, 2017

Rutland Barracks / Violation of conditions of release

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B402239

TROOPER RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Jeffrey Stephenson                                                                          

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: April 25, 2017

LOCATION: 0349 hours

VIOLATION: Violation of conditions of release / 13 VSA 7559

 

ACCUSED: Nicholas W. Lizotte

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On April 25, 2017 at approximately 0349 hours, troopers from the Vermont State Police –Rutland Barracks, responded to a suspicious complaint located on Countryside Drive in Rutland Town. A homeowner reported his dogs were barking at suspicious sounds, and he suspected it was a person hiding outside his residence.

 

Upon arrival, troopers located Nicholas W. Lizotte within a vehicle in the driveway. Investigation revealed the homeowner’s adult daughter had transported Lizotte to the residence and was allowing him to remain within her vehicle. Lizotte was found to have pre-trial conditions of release in Vermont Superior Court which prohibited him from leaving his residence in Rutland City between the hours of 9:00 PM and 5:00 AM. Lizotte was taken into custody and later released to the Vermont Department of Corrections. He is scheduled to be arraigned at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on April 25, 2017 at 1230 hours to answer to the charge of Violation of conditions of release.

 

LODGED: Yes, Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility        

BAIL: $500 Cash/Surety

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: April 25, 2017, 1230 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.