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Aggravated Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Illegal Poss. of Firearm

John Merrick, 50, of Brattleboro, VT

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On 9/22/2016 at approximately 5:24PM officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Old Guilford Road for a suspicious complaint. It was later learned that two subjects were held at gun point but were allowed to leave without injury. Subsequent investigation led to the execution of a search warrant and the arrest of John Merrick (50 of Brattleboro) on 9/26/2016. Merrick was later released with court ordered conditions and ordered to appear at court on 9/27/2016 at 12:30PM to answer to two charges of Aggravated Assault, two charges of Reckless Endangerment and a charge for possessing a firearm after being convicted of a violent crime.