Vermont Maximum Sentencing

VT. STAT. § 1024. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

(a) A person is guilty of aggravated assault if the person:

(1) Attempts to cause serious bodily injury to another, or causes such injury purposely, knowingly, or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the valueof human life; or

(2) Attempts to cause or purposely or knowingly causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon; or

(5) Is armed with a deadly weapon and threatens to use the deadly weapon on another person.

(b) A person found guilty of violating a provision of subdivision (a)(1) or (2) of this section shall be imprisoned for not more than 15 years or fined not more than $10,000.00, or both.

(c) A person found guilty of violating a provision of subdivision (a)(3), (4), or (5) of this section shall be imprisoned for not more than five years or fined not more than $5,000.00.