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February 22, 2020

Shaftsbury Barracks/ Domestic Assault

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 20B300604

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Colin Shepley                             

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                     

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 02/22/2020 at 1134 hours.

INCIDENT LOCATION: Strohmaier Road Pownal, Vermont

VIOLATION: Domestic Assault

 

ACCUSED: Eric R. Mirke                                              

AGE: 48

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: 37

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pownal, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the above date and time, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a family fight complaint at a residence on Strohmaier Road in the Town of Pownal. During the course of the investigation, it was learned that Eric Mirke had caused bodily injury to a family/household member during the overnight hours of 02/21/2020 into 02/22/2020.

 

Mirke was subsequently arrested for domestic assault and transported to the Shaftsbury State Police Barracks. Mirke was processed for the above offense and later released with conditions and a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division on 02/24/2020 at 1230 hours.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 02/24/2020 at 1230 hours.             

COURT:  Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

*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.

 

Trooper Colin Shepley

Vermont State Police Shaftsbury

96 Airport Road Shaftsbury, VT 05262

802-442-5421