Danby man arrested for aggravated domestic assault, firing weapon

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DANBY — A domestic disturbance late Saturday night led to the arrest of a local man on charges of aggravated domestic assault and resisting arrest, according to the Vermont State Police.

Troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded to a call at approximately 10:20 p.m. on March 3 to a residence on Danby Pawlet Rd, where they encountered 25-year-old Ryan Battease.

The investigation indicated that Battease had fired a black powder revolver at a family member, narrowly missing the individual.

During the incident, Battease resisted arrest but was ultimately detained and brought to the Rutland Barracks for processing.

Following a court order, Battease was held without bail at Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility.

Battease is scheduled to appear in Rutland Superior Criminal Court on March 4 at 12:30 p.m. to face the charges.

The Vermont State Police have not released further details about the altercation or the victim involved.

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