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Mount Holly man arrested for assault, other charges

A Cavendish man was due in court on Monday to answer to charges stemming from an assault and burglary that occurred last week.
Shortly after midnight on March 8, Vermont State Police responded to a 911 call from a residence on Summit Road in the town of Mount Holly. Troopers learned that Patrick Neher, 37, of Cavendish had driven his truck into the attached porch of the house and attacked 42-year-old Nathan Blodgett. After a brief search, Neher was located and taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland Town. He was later lodged at Marble Valley Correctional Facility on $75,000 bail.
On Monday, Neher was due in Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division to answer to the charges of burglary, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and unlawful mischief.

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