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July 20, 2017

DERBY BARRACKS/FIRST DEGREE AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A502878

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Detective Trooper Cassandra Herbes                     

       

STATION: Derby/SIU                    

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07/09/2017 at approximately 0100 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Newport, VT

VIOLATION: First Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault

 

ACCUSED: Brandon Laplante                                              

AGE: 18

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby, VT

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE: 15

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

Investigation by Vermont State Police revealed on the morning of July 9, 2017, Brandon Laplante (18) caused physical harm to the juvenile victim by punching the victim and threatening harm to the victim with a knife in the town of Newport, VT.  Laplante was arrested and issued a citation to appear in Orleans Criminal Court on September 19, 2017.

 

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE/TIME: 09/19/2017 at 0830 hours          

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Orleans Criminal Division

MUGSHOT: NO

 

 

*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.