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August 13, 2019

New Haven Barracks / Aggravated Domestic Assault (x2) Unlawful Restraint (x2)

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B502179

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Rob Helm                            

STATION: New Haven Barracks                      

CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: August 11, 2019

INCIDENT LOCATION: Lincoln, VT

VIOLATIONS:  Second Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault (x2) violations of Title 13 VSA

1044 and Unlawful Restraint (x2) violations of Title 13 VSA 2407.

 

ACCUSED: James Adams                                                

AGE: 71

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lincoln, VT

 

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

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On August 11, 2019, at approximately 1810 hours, the Vermont State Police New Haven Barracks received a complaint of domestic assault which was taking place at the time the call came in. State Police responded and investigation revealed Adams assaulted multiple household members and attempted to restrain them from leaving at the time the assault took place. 


Adams was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing. An honorable judge was contacted and a bail of $5000 was set for Adams. Adams was ordered to appear at the Addison County Court - Criminal Division on 8/13/2019 at 1230 hours to answer to the charges listed above.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: August 13, 2019 at 1230 hours            

COURT: Addison Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden County Correctional Center

BAIL: $5000

MUG SHOT: Attached.

 

 

*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.