NORTHFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) – Authorities say six Norwich University college students are being ticketed for hazing and three of them are going through prison fees linked to hazing on the ladies’s rugby group final month.
The fees stem from an incident on March twentieth on the personal navy college and embody allegations of branding and waterboarding.
Northfield Police Friday stated three college students have been cited into Washington Superior Court for prison fees. Bryana Pena, 22, is charged with easy assault and Amanda Lodi, 22, is charged with reckless endangerment. They say a 3rd 21-year-old pupil isn’t being recognized as a result of she is a youthful offender and can seem in household court docket.
The police additionally ticketed all six college students for hazing, a civil penalty that carries fines of between $1,000 and $5,000.
Northfield Officer Karie Tucker stated in an affidavit that she went to Norwich on March 20 for a report of somebody being held at knifepoint. Tucker stated she spoke to the girl two days later and that particular person reported that she had been “branded” utilizing pliers and a lighter by different members of the rugby group. The sufferer stated she was too intoxicated to say no and wouldn’t have agreed to be branded had she been sober.
A spokesperson for the college tells the AP that the varsity is cooperating with legislation enforcement.
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