Barre man charged with aggravated sexual assault

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BARRE — A Barre man was cited today for aggravated sexual assault. 

Police say 56-year-old Steven J. Proof is facing charges after detectives from the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation assigned to Washington County began an investigation into an allegation of aggravated sexual assault back in March. 

“After a lengthy investigation, it was determined that Steven J Proof of Barre, had allegedly sexually assaulted a family member multiple times over the course of several years between 1992 and 2004,” a statement issued by police reads. 

Today police issued a citation and Proof is scheduled to appear at the Washington County Superior Court, Criminal Division on October 24.