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May 2, 2017

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/ Domestic Assault/ Violation of Conditions of Release

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B301369

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Raymond Witkowski                            

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 05/01/2017, 1811 hours

LOCATION: Old Mill Road, Arlington, VT

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault, Violation of Conditions of Release

 

ACCUSED:  Richard C. Bartholomew                                             

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Arlington, VT

 

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

AGE: 55

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Arlington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On May 1st 2017 at 1811 hours, VSP Shaftsbury troopers responded to a family fight in Arlington. During the course of the investigation, it was learned that Richard Bartholomew had been involved in an altercation with a household/family member, in which he struck the male in the head with his fist.

 

Bartholomew had left the scene, but returned and was subsequently taken into custody. Bartholomew was transported to the Shaftsbury State Police barracks for processing, where it was learned that Bartholomew had two sets of active conditions of release, both of which he was in violation of. Bartholomew was fingerprinted and photographed and issued a citation to appear before the Bennington County Superior Court on May 2nd 2017 to answer to the charges of Domestic Assault and Violation of Conditions of Release.

 

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE:  05/02/2017         

COURT: Bennington County Superior Court

LODGED: NO

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Attached

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 Raymond Witkowski

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road, Shaftsbury, VT

(802)442-5421

raymond.witkowski@vermont.gov