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April 30, 2017

St. Albans Barracks // Domestic Assault

VSP Press Release

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A202060

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Nicholas Olson                        

STATION:  St. Albans Barracks     

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 04/29/17 – 1945 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Route 78, Highgate, VT

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault

 

ACCUSED: Richard Leahy                           

AGE: 47

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, VT

 

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

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On April 29th, 2017 at approximately 1945 hours the Vermont State Police assisted the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation of a family fight off Route 78 in Highgate, VT.  The results of said investigation revealed that Richard Leahy (age 47 of Highgate) committed the crime of Domestic Assault against his ex-girlfriend.  Leahy was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the St. Albans Barracks for processing.  At the conclusion of which Leahy was lodged on $1,500 bail at the Northwest State Correctional Facility.  Leahy is scheduled to appear in Franklin County District Court Criminal Division on May 1st, 2017 to answer to the charge of Domestic Assault.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 05/01/17 – 1300 hours            

COURT: St. Albans

LODGED - LOCATION:  Northwest State Correctional Facility   

BAIL: $1500.00

MUG SHOT: Image included

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.

 

Trooper Nicholas Olson

Vermont State Police – St. Albans

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

(802) 524-5993

E-mail: Nicholas.Olson@vermont.gov