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June 24, 2017

Rutland Barracks - Domestic Assault

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B403349

RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Keith Lewia                           

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 06/24/2017 – 0000 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Stage Road, Benson, Vermont

VIOLATION(S):

 

  1. 1st Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault
  2. Interference with Access to Emergency Services

 

ACCUSED:  Peter M. Horwedel, Jr

AGE: 38

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Benson, Vermont

 

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

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Benson, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: 

 

On June 24, 2017, at approximately 0000 hours, members of the Vermont State Police assigned to the Rutland Barracks, were notified of a family fight complaint which took place on Stage Road in Benson, Vermont. Upon further investigation, probable cause was found to arrest Peter M. Horwedel, Jr for 1st  Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault and Interference with Access to Emergency Services. Horwedel was taken into custody without incident and subsequently lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility for lack of $25,000.00 cash or surety bond.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE / TIME:   June 26, 2017  / 1230 hours      

COURT:  Rutland County Superior Court

LODGED:  Yes

BAIL:  $25,000 Cash or Surety

MUG SHOT: Yes