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July 2, 2020

Derby Barracks / 2nd Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault - Aggravated Assault

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 20A502413

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Aaron Leonard

STATION: Derby

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07/01/2020 11:30AM

INCIDENT LOCATION: Lawson Ridge, Coventry VT

VIOLATION: 2nd Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault and Aggravated Assault

 

ACCUSED: Travis Gosselin

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Coventry, VT

 

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

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the above date and time, the Vermont State Police was notified of a disturbance at a residence on Lawson Ridge in Coventry. A firearm was reported to have been discharged. Investigation revealed that during the course of a family fight Travis Gosselin fired a rifle from inside the residence out a window. No injuries were reported. Gosselin was cited to appear in Orleans Criminal Court on 08/18/2020 to answer to the charges of 2nd Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault and Aggravated Assault.

 

Troopers from the Derby barracks were assisted by the Newport Police Department, Orleans County Sheriff's Department, and Newport Ambulance.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 08/18/2020 10:00AM

COURT: Orleans Criminal Division

 

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

 

*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.

 

 

Aaron Leonard, Trooper

Vermont State Police – Derby

35 Crawford Road,

Derby, VT 05829

802-334-8881

aaron.leonard@vermont.gov