Police: East Charleston man assaulted trooper at hospital

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BROWNINGTON — A 37-year-old man from East Charleston is facing charges following a crash in Brownington early Tuesday morning.

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The single-vehicle crash took place on Hoadley Lane at around 1:13 a.m.

State Police met with the driver, who was identified as Peter Moore-Lamphere, at North Country Hospital.

Police allege they detected indicators of impairment while speaking with him.

While at the hospital, police say he displayed disorderly conduct and also assaulted a trooper.

He was transported to the State Police Derby barracks for processing after being released from the hospital.

Police say he is facing charges of assault of law enforcement, and disorderly conduct.

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