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July 4, 2017

Derby Barracks Simple Assault

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A502652

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Sgt. Debra Munson                   

STATION: Derby      

CONTACT#: 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 2045 hours  7/1/2017

LOCATION: Newport Center

VIOLATION: Simple Assault

 

ACCUSED:    Nicholas Benware                                           

AGE: 36

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport Center, VT

 

VICTIM:

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 7/1/2017 at approximately 2045 hours, State Police responded to Buzzell Road in the town of Newport Center for a report of an active fight. State Police investigation found that Nicholas Benware was intoxicated and had been asked to leave his neighbors property. Benware refused to leave and engaged his neighbor in a fight. Benware was taken into custody, transported to the Derby Barracks where he was processed and released on a citation to appear in Orleans County Court.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE:     9/12/2017       

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: 

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAIABLE

 

 

Sergeant Debra Munson

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

A-Troop Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, VT 05829

(802) 334-8881

(802) 498-8218

E-mail: Debra.Munson@vermont.gov