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March 23, 2020

News Release - VSP Saint Albans - Franklin, VT - Violation of Abuse Prevention Order - Randall Ovitt - Case#20A201334

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 20A201334

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. John Bruzzi                            

STATION: VSP - Saint Albans                     

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 3/22/2020 @ 2050 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Webster Rd, Franklin, VT

VIOLATION: Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order

 

ACCUSED: Randall D. Ovitt                                              

AGE: 52

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Franklin, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On March 22, 2020 at approximately 2050 hours, State Police were notified of a violation of an abuse prevention order. Randall Ovitt (age 52) was issued a vacate order on this same date which prohibited him from returning to 2023 Webster Rd in the town of Franklin.

                Multiple witnesses saw Ovitt at the residence, but he fled prior to State Police arrival. It was determined that not only did he violate the order by going inside the residence, but he also barricaded a door with a screw gun and took items from inside before leaving. He was later arrested at the Mobil station in Enosburg.

                Ovitt was charged with violation of an abuse prevention order and was lodged at the Northwest Correctional Facility for lack of $2500 bail.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 3/23/2020 @ 1300            

COURT: Franklin Superior

LODGED - LOCATION: Northwestern Correctional Facility    

BAIL: $2500

 

*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.

 

Sergeant John Bruzzi

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police- St Albans Barracks

140 Fisher Pond Road

St Albans, VT 05478

P: (802)-524-5993

F: (802)-527-1150