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August 9, 2018

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE/TOWN OF POWNAL

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 18B302627

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Walker                             

STATION: Shaftsbury Field Station                     

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 08/09/18 @ 0011 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: 318 Chickadee Drive, Pownal, Vermont

VIOLATION: Fugitive From Justice- Violation of Abuse Prevention Order

 

ACCUSED: John F. Sullivan                                               

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pownal, Vermont

 

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 08/08/18 at approximately 1500 hours Vermont State

Police were contacted by the North Adams Police Department in Massachusetts

regarding an ongoing investigation they were conducting. North Adams Police were

conducting an investigation of an alleged Abuse Prevention Order Violation that

occurred in North Adams, MA. The accused was John Sullivan, and subsequent to

investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for Sullivan out of North Adams, MA.

The warrant included the surrounding areas, including the State of Vermont.

After issuance of the warrant, North Adams requested assistance in locating

Sullivan.

 

Vermont State Troopers located Sullivan at his residence and took him into

custody. Sullivan was later issued Conditions of Release, which included a

$20,000 bail, imposed upon him by the Honorable Judge John Valente. Sullivan was

later remanded to the Marble Valley Correctional Facility for lack of bail.

Sullivan will answer to the charge of Fugitive From Justice at the Bennington

County Superior Court, Criminal Division.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 08/09/18 @ 1230 hours           

COURT: Bennington County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED - Yes LOCATION: Marble Valley Correctional Facility    

BAIL: $20,000

MUG SHOT: yes

 

 

 

 

*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.

 

Tpr Justin Walker

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262