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May 22, 2017

VSP Westminster / Assault on a Police Officer, Disorderly conduct

VSP Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B103114

TROOPER Tpr. John Waitekus                            

STATION: VSP Westminster                    

CONTACT#: (802) 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME:  05-22-17 at 0252 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Emergency Room

VIOLATION: Assault on a Police Officer, Disorderly conduct.

 

ACCUSED: Meghan B. Hitchcock

AGE: 26

CITY: Bellows Falls

STATE: VT.

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 05-22-17 at 0103 hours, VT State Police, Westminster Barracks responded to a report of an unconscious woman on a bench at a local business in Dummerston. Prior to the arrival of Troopers and Rescue personnel, the female, later identified as Hitchcock, left the scene in a vehicle with a male subject. Hitchcock was later located in Brattleboro where she was taken into protective custody due to being unable to care for herself due to her level of intoxication. Hitchcock was transported to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for evaluation where she became assaultive toward Troopers. Hitchcock kicked a Trooper as well as attempted to punch him. Hitchcock was arrested and ordered held until sober at the Southern States Correctional Facility. Hitchcock will answer to the charges of Assault on a Police Officer and Disorderly Conduct at a later date.        

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE/TIME:  07-25-17 at 0800 am.           

COURT: VT Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division

LODGED: YES- Southern States Correctional Facility     

BAIL: Hold Until Sober

MUG SHOT: Unavailable at the time of press release.

 

 

Trooper John Waitekus 

Vermont State Police - Westminster

1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Tel. (802) 722-4600