07 July 2021
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander


On July 6, 2021, at approximately 6 p.m., State Police responded to Cedar Street in the village of Champlain for a report of individuals fighting in the street. As a result, two men were arrested; 19-year-old Jordan A. Taitt of Mooers and 19-year-old Damian M. King, both of Mooers. King reportedly struck a victim with a chain, causing injury. She was transported to the University of Vermont Health Network at the Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh. Taitt brandished a knife and menaced one of the victims. King was charged with Assault 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree. Taitt was charged with Menacing 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree. They were arraigned by the Champlain Town Court and released to reappear at a later date and time.


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