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November 8, 2018

FW: News Release New Haven VSP

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

Case #:18B503478

TROOPER: Justin Busby                

STATION: VSP-New Haven                 

CONTACT#:802-388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: 11/08/18 1237 hours

LOCATION: Addison, VT

VIOLATION: Aggravated Domestic Assault/Strangulation

 

ACCUSED: Brendan Pierce

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Addison, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On the above date and time, Troopers spoke to a female who walked into the Vergennes Police Department and advised she was assaulted by Brendan Pierce of Addison, VT. On 11/05/18, the victim advised she was thrown against a wall and physically forced to the ground where she was strangulated. The victim indicated she told Pierce he was choking her and she couldn't breathe but he refused to stop. After interference by the family dog, the two parties were separated. Sworn written statements were collected and Pierce was taken into custody without incident at his place of employment. Pierce was transported to the New Haven State Police Barracks for processing and released with conditions of release, citation to appear and a temporary relief from abuse order.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 11/09/2018 @ 1230 hours

COURT: Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED LOCATION: N/A             

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: YES

 

Cpl. Justin R.Busby (434) & K9 DRAX

Vermont State Police / New Haven Barracks TROOP B

PO Box 83

New Haven, VT 05472

PHONE-(802)388-4919

FAX-(802)453-7918

E-mail: Justin.Busby@vermont.gov