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June 4, 2017

FW: Press Release


VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17A402869
RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Detective Sergeant Kelley Clark                      
STATION: St. Johnsbury                
CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

DATE/TIME: 04-03-17  – 0200 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: Old Schoolhouse Road, Newbury, Vermont
VIOLATION: Unlawful Trespass into Dwelling, Lewd and Lascivious Conduct, Resisting Arrest

ACCUSED:  Gregory Welch                                                       
AGE: 52
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Springfield, Vermont

               VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence.)
               AGE: 68
               CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newbury

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On June 3, 2017, the Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury Barracks began an investigation into a reported Sexual Assault in the Town of Newbury, Vermont.  As a result of the investigation Gregory Welch was arrested on 6/4/17 and charged with Unlawful Trespass into a Dwelling, Lewd and Lascivious Conduct and Resisting Arrest.   St. Johnsbury Troopers conducted a motor vehicle stop on I-91 in the town of Fairlee, Vermont and took Gregory Welch into custody.   

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE / TIME:   June 5, 2017  / 1230 hours      
COURT:  Orange County Superior Court
LODGED:  Yes   LOCATION: Northeast Regional Correctional Facility
BAIL:  $5000.00
MUG SHOT: YES
              PBT: N/A