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July 12, 2018

Rutland Barracks / Aggravated Assault

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 18B403437

TROOPER RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Ryan Malmgren                                                                         

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: July 11, 2018 / Approximately 1931 hours

LOCATION: VT RT 155 / East Wallingford, VT

VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault

 

ACCUSED: Eric Chambers

AGE: 48

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Wallingford, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On July 11, 2018, at approximately 1931 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks responded to a reported weapons offense at a residence located on VT RT 155 in the Town of East Wallingford.

 

Investigation revealed that there was a verbal disagreement between Chambers and two other parties at the residence, which ultimately led to Chambers pointing a rifle at the two aforementioned individuals, potentially causing serious bodily injury or death. 

 

Chambers was taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks where he was fingerprinted and photographed. He was subsequently issued a flash citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on July 12, 2018 at 1230 hours. Chambers was released into the custody of Probation and Parole, who transported him to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility as he was found to be in violation of his probation as a result of the incident. 

 

LODGED - LOCATION: Yes          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes, attached

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: July 12, 2018 / 1230 hours

           

*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.