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June 18, 2017

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/ DOMESTIC ASSAULT

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B301916

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Raymond Witkowski                            

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 06/17/2017, 2119 hours

LOCATION: Holy Smoke Road, Shaftsbury, Vermont

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault

 

ACCUSED:  Phil R. Harvey                                

AGE: 76

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shaftsbury, VT

 

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

AGE: 75

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shaftsbury, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On June 17th 2017 at approximately 2119 hours, VSP Shaftsbury troopers responded to a reported family fight between a male and a female in Shaftsbury. Investigation revealed that the male party, identified as Phil R. Harvey, had been engaged in an argument with a female household member. During the argument, Harvey pushed the victim, resulting in her falling and striking her head on the floor, sustaining an injury.

 

Harvey was placed under arrest and transported to the Shaftsbury State Police barracks for processing. He was fingerprinted and photographed and issued Conditions of Release by the Bennington County Superior Court.

 

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE:  06/19/2017, 1230 PM      

COURT: Bennington County Superior Court

LODGED: NO

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: YES

 

*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