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December 26, 2019

Rutland Barracks / Aggravated Assault

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

              

CASE#: 19B405497

TROOPER: Detective Trooper Seth Richardson                                                 

STATION: Rutland Station, Bureau of Criminal Investigations                    

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: December 4, 2019

LOCATION: Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility, Rutland, VT.

VIOLATION: Aggravated Assault

 

ACCUSED: Tyler D. Galipeau                                                                                   

AGE: 38

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On December 5, 2019, the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations was contacted by staff at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility.  Corrections staff advised Tyler Galipeau, who was incarcerated at the facility, assaulted a Correctional Officer.

 

Through investigation, Detectives were able to establish that while Galipeau was within the facility, he approached a Correctional Officer and began assaulting the officer.  During the assault, Galipeau struck the officer with a closed fist.  After hitting the officer, Galipeau positioned his arm around the officer’s neck and throat and effectively impeded the officer’s normal breathing. 

 

Galipeau was issued a citation to appear at the Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division to answer to the charge of aggravated assault.  

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 01-27-2020                           

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division

LODGED – LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No