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May 20, 2017

Derby Barracks / Violation of Relief from Abuse Order

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE#:17A501928
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:Trooper Mark Pohlman & Sgt. David Roos
STATION: VSP Derby
CONTACT#: 802 334-8881

DATE/TIME: 5-20-17 @ 0116 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: West Street, Barton, Vt
VIOLATION: Violation of Abuse Prevention Order

ACCUSED: Derek Wells
AGE:39
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:Barton, VT

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.)

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
Vermont State Police were tasked with serving a temporary relief from abuse order on Derek Wells, 39 of Barton, Vermont. On 5/20/17, the order was served upon Wells at 0116 hours. A short time after being issued the order, it was learned Wells violated the order by text messaging the plaintiff, despite the order specifying he was prohibited from doing so. Wells was arrested and lodged at Northern State Correctional Center for lack of $5000.00 bail, where he will await arraignment on 5/22/17.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: 5/22/17 @ 1300 hours
COURT: Orleans County Superior Court Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION:Northern State Correctional Facility
BAIL:$5000.00
MUG SHOT: INCLUDED IMAGE




*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.

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