Mar 25, 2015 1:55 PM

Dover man indicted on assault, burglary, criminal mischief charges

DOVER - A grand jury and the Strafford County attorney indicted Tyler Janvrin, of Dover, on multiple charges.

They include felony charges of second-degree assault, burglary and felon in possession, and misdemeanor charges of simple assault and criminal mischief in a home invasion in which a woman was beaten with a baseball bat.

Police said Janvrin, 22, and another man, Damon Austin, entered Elana Demos's Rochester home the night of Dec. 22, 2014, and that Janvrin struck Demos in the head and arm with a baseball bat, causing injury. Police said Janvrin also shot Demos in the head with a BB gun, causing a laceration to her head.

Janvrin also is accused of damaging property at Hi-Vu Motor Inn by shooting a BB gun at the wall and hitting the wall with a bat.

He is due in court April 3 to face the following charges:

  • Two felony counts of second-degree assault, which each carry a sentence of 3½ to seven years in prison.
  • A felony count of burglary, which carries a sentence of 7½ to 15 years in prison.
  • A felony count of felon in possession, which carries a 3½- to seven-year prison sentence.
  • A misdemeanor count of simple assault, which carries a one-year jail sentence.
  • Two misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief, which each carry a one-year jail sentence.


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