St. Johnsbury Police responded on Friday night to a reported assault at the Republican Block at 48 Eastern Ave. Barbara Rabtoy, 35, was arrested and pleaded not guilty in Caledonia Superior Court on Monday to felony 1st degree aggravated domestic assault and a misdemeanor charge of simple assault. Rabtoy was then released on conditions by Judge Justin P. Jiron. Police say in court documents that the alleged assault on a “visibly intoxicated” 34-year-old man occurred in Apartment #24 around 10:20 p.m. on Aug. 12. “I was sitting in a chair, she went psycho and she punched me in the face,” said the alleged victim, according to police.
- Vermont State Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person who stole numerous items – most of which are related to ice fishing
- A jailed suspect accused of yelling racial slurs at a Vermont State Trooper in Lyndonville has once again failed to appear for his video arraignment on the charge