Richard Gilbert, 51, of Brattleboro, VT
On 6/4/20, Brattleboro Police took a report from a female about an assault that had occurred a few days prior.
Investigation revealed that Richard Gilbert, a 51 year old male from Brattleboro, had picked the victim up in his vehicle in town, and drove her out to a secluded area outside of town. Richard then assaulted the her with a weapon, and restrained her. Richard then drove her around for an undisclosed amount of time, before returning her to town.
Police were able to locate the scene of the alleged assault, and located Richard at his residence. Richard’s vehicle was also located, and seized.
Police applied for and were granted a search warrant for the vehicle, which they executed on 6/5/20.
Police then arrested Richard on 6/5/20 for the offenses of Kidnapping, Unlawful Restraint, and Aggravated Assault.
Richard was ordered held without bail, and will be arraigned via video arraignment from Southern State Correctional Facility on 6/8/20 at 1230.
The victim sustained serious, yet non life threatening injuries.