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May 9, 2018

Rutland Barracks/Aggravated Assault

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  18B401975

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Detective Trooper Benjamin Barton                        

STATION:  Rutland                  

CONTACT#:  (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME:  04/21/18-1738 Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town)  Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility (MVRCF)-Rutland, VT

VIOLATION:  Title 13 V.S.A. 1024-Aggravated Assault

 

ACCUSED:   Gregory A. Smith                                           

AGE:  33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Springfield, VT

 

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

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 04/21/18 MVRCF inmate Gregory A. Smith, attempted to cause serious bodily injury to a correctional officer.  The correctional officer sustained minor injuries during the altercation.  The incident was reported to the Vermont State Police in Rutland.  Smith was subsequently transferred to the Northwest State Correctional Facility in St. Albans, VT where he remains incarcerated.  Smith was issued a citation to appear to the Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, Rutland Unit on 06/04/18 to answer to the above charge.

 

COURT ACTION:  Yes

COURT DATE/TIME:  06/04/18-0830 Hours          

COURT:  Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, Rutland Unit

LODGED - LOCATION:  Smith remains incarcerated at the Northwest State Correctional Facility in St. Albans, VT.   

BAIL:  No

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE or INDICATE NOT AVAILABLE:  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.

 

Detective Trooper Benjamin Barton

Vermont State Police

Troop B West/BCI

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

Phone: (802) 773-9101

Email: Benjamin.Barton@vermont.gov