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Lyndon student accused of assaulting trooper

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Benjamin Lamphere Benjamin Lamphere
LYNDONVILLE, Vt. -

A Lyndon State College student is facing criminal charges after allegedly trying to bite a trooper.

Early Monday morning police arrested Benjamin Lamphere, 19, for disorderly conduct, unlawful mischief and assault on a police officer.

Authorities say the Lyndon student was drunk and high, throwing furniture around a dorm on campus. While in custody police say Lamphere got violent and kicked the cruiser's windshield and tried to bite the trooper.

School officials say Lamphere has been suspended pending an internal investigation.

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