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July 3, 2018

Simple Assault/Vandalism Derby Barracks

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

           

CASE#: 18A502380

TROOPER: Munson                            

STATION: Derby                    

CONTACT#: 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 6/30/2018 1630 hours

LOCATION: Irasburg, VT

VIOLATION: Simple Assault

 

ACCUSED: Todd Blanchard                                                                

AGE: 45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Irasburg, VT

 

ACCUSED: Paul Martin Jr.

AGE: 23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Morristown, VT

 

VICTIM: Todd Blanchard                                                                    

AGE: 45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Irasburg, VT

 

VICTIM: Paul Martin Jr.

AGE: 23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Morristown, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 6/30/2018 at approximately 1800 hours, State Police responded to 660 Chilafoux Hill in the town of Irasburg, VT for  report of a family fight and vandalism. State Police investigation revealed Blanchard had gotten into a verbal altercation with Paul Martin Jr. After the verbal altercation, Martin Jr slashed Blanchard’s tire. Blanchard then ran after Martin Jr who attempted to flee from Blanchard resulting in a physical altercation. Blanchard was issued a citation to appear in Orleans County Court on 8/7/2018 at 0830 hours to answer to the charge of simple assault. Martin Jr was issued a citation to appear in Orleans County Court on 8/14/2018 at 0830 hours to answer to the charge of unlawful mischief.

 

 MUG SHOT: N

 

 

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