Vermont Police Officer Charged with Domestic Assault - NECN
Vermont

Vermont

The latest news from around the state

Vermont Police Officer Charged with Domestic Assault

He was ordered held on $2,500 bail

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Vermont Police Officer Charged with Domestic Assault
    Vermont State Police
    Mark McComas

    A Vermont police officer is facing a domestic abuse charge stemming from an incident that occurred on Tuesday.

    Mark McComas, an officer with the Woodstock Police Department, is charged with domestic assault. He is being held on $2,500 bail at the Southern State Correctional Facility and was expected to be arraigned on Wednesday.

    On Tuesday, an individual reported to the Hartford, Vermont, Police Department that McComas had been involved in a domestic disturbance earlier that day. The matter was referred to state police for further investigation, as McComas is a former Hartford Police Department employee.

    Further investigation of that report identified multiple domestic disturbances involving McComas. In addition to the dispute on Tuesday, he was also accused of causing physical pain to the victim during a dispute on Feb. 9. During this dispute, the victim was forced onto a bed and then violently pulled off the bed and onto the floor, causing them pain.

    State police said the investigation remains active.

    For up-to-the-minute news and weather, be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Sign up for our new breaking news email alerts by clicking here and download our free apps here.