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June 21, 2017

Westminster - Assault Arrest

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B103134

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Cpl. Brian Turner                             

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 6-21-17 / 1030 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: 198 VT Route 100, Wardsboro, VT

VIOLATION: Simple Assault

 

ACCUSED: William Hall                                                

AGE: 51

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wardsboro, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

State Police have arrested William Hall, age 51 of Wardsboro, VT for simple assault.  This arrest is the result of an investigation into an incident that occurred at Hall's residence on May 22, 2017.  This incident involved his interaction with an employee of a mental health and development organization who was at the house to provide community support to Hall.  It was determined  that Hall threatened serious bodily harm to the worker while also expressing racial slurs.  The worker was in fear for her safety and felt that she was in serious danger of being assaulted. 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: July 25, 2017 - 0800            

COURT: Windham

     

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

 

*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.

 

Cpl. Brian Turner

Vermont State Police

Westminster Barracks

1330 Westminster Heights Rd

Westminster, VT   05158

(802)722-4600