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July 18, 2019

ST ALBANS BARRACKS / DLS

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 19A203503

 

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Bojan Brkovic                            

STATION: St. Albans                   

CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: July 18th,, 2019, 1920 hours

LOCATION: St. Albans Road, Swanton, VT

 

VIOLATIONS: Criminal DLS

ACCUSED: Christopher L. Laroche

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On July 18th, 2019, at 1920 hours, VSP St. Albans Troopers were on patrol in the area of St. Albans Road in Swanton VT, when a motor vehicle stop was conducted on a vehicle for a traffic violation. Troopers spoke with the operator, Laroche, and further investigation revealed that his privilege to operate a motor vehicle was under criminal suspension in the State of Vermont. Laroche was cited to appear before the Franklin County Superior Court- Criminal Division on August 26th,  2019 at 1300 hours to answer to the charge of Criminal DLS.

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE:  08/26/2019  

COURT: Franklin Country Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 

Trooper Bojan Brkovic

Vermont State Police- St Albans Barracks

140 Fisher Pond Road

St Albans, VT 05478

P: (802)-524-5993

F: (802)-527-1150

 

ST ALBANS BARRACKS / DLS

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

   

CASE#: 19A203498

 

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Bojan Brkovic                            

STATION: St. Albans                   

CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: July 18th,, 2019, 1630 hours

LOCATION: ( Bakersfield Country Club)  Boston Post Road, Bakersfield, VT

 

VIOLATIONS: Criminal DLS

ACCUSED: James A. Larose

AGE: 57

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Enosburgh, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:. On the attached date and time, Troopers from the St. Albans  Field Station were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle crash in the parking lot of Bakersfield Country Club in the town of Bakersfield, VT. Troopers spoke with the operator, Larose , and further investigation revealed that his privilege to operate a motor vehicle was under criminal suspension in the State of Vermont. Larose was cited to appear before the Franklin County Superior Court- Criminal Division on August 26th,  2019 at 1300 hours to answer to the charge of Criminal DLS.

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE:  08/26/2019  

COURT: Franklin Country Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 

Trooper Bojan Brkovic

Vermont State Police- St Albans Barracks

140 Fisher Pond Road

St Albans, VT 05478

P: (802)-524-5993

F: (802)-527-1150

 

Williston Barracks/ Negligent Operation, 105mph in a 65 mph zone

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A103408

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Andrew Leise                             

STATION: VSP Williston                     

CONTACT#: 1-802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: July 18, 2019/ 0902 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: I89 MM 73.2 SB Bolton

VIOLATION: Negligent Operation 105/65 zone

 

ACCUSED: Eric S. Kaiser                                               

AGE: 46

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Burlington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On July 18, 2019 at approximately 0902 hours Vermont State Police Troopers stopped Eric S. Kaiser, 46 y/o of Burlington, VT on I89 in Bolton for traveling at 105 mph in a posted 65 mph zone. Kaiser was taken into custody for Negligent Operation and transported to the Williston Barracks for booking. Kaiser will be required to appear in Chittenden District Court on August 27, 2019 to answer to the charge. In addition to the criminal citation for Negligent Operation, Kaiser was also issued a civil ticket for 105mph in a 65 mph zone, $599.00 and two points.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: August 27, 2019/ 0815            

COURT: Chittenden Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

 

Westminster Barracks/Crash/19B104103

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  19B104103                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Max Trenosky

STATION: Westminster                                 

CONTACT#: 802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 07-17-19 1129 hours

STREET: I-91 southbound exit 6 ramp

TOWN: Rockingham

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Exit 6

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jovanny Paula

AGE:  39   

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: New Port Richie, Florida

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2019

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge Ram w/Trailer (auto hauler)

VEHICLE MODEL: 3500

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: rear, driver's side

INJURIES: none

HOSPITAL: none

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 07-17-19 at approximately 11:29 hours, the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash off exit 6 on Interstate 91 southbound in the town of Rockingham.  Upon arrival, it was determined that a Dodge Ram 3500 truck with trailer had overturned while negotiating a curve off exit 6.  The operator, Jovanny Paula a resident of Florida, exited the off ramp and failed to stay within the paved portion of the road.  As a result, the two trucks on the trailer shifted and the auto hauler overturned onto its driver's side.  There were no injuries because of this crash.  Paula was issued a Civil Violation Complaint for failing to negotiate the curve in the roadway.  Reeds Towing provided the tow service.

 

 

 

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: T23 VSA 1081d

LODGED - LOCATION:    

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: Y/N

COURT ACTION: Y/N

COURT:

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/01/201X     1300 hours   

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

Middlesex barracks / Single vehicle crash - no injury

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19A303426                       

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sergeant Charles Winn

STATION: Middlesex                    

CONTACT#: 802.229.9191

 

DATE/TIME: 07.18.2019 / 0800 hours

STREET: Tucker Road

TOWN: Orange, VT.

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: 248 Tucker Road

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Terry Spooner

AGE: 54     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orange, VT.

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Nissan

VEHICLE MODEL: Juke

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total loss

INJURIES: N/A

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the attached date and time, Troopers from the Middlesex Field Station were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle crash on Tucker Road, near house number 248, in the town of Orange, VT. Upon arrival, Vehicle #1 was located off the road and in a shallow brook. Operator #1 was present and stated she went off the road trying to avoid a deer and went into the Brook. Vehicle #1 sustained major damage during the crash and is considered a total loss. No injuries were reported.

 

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______N/A________ T23 VSA _______

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No

COURT ACTION: No

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Sergeant Charles Winn

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police – Middlesex

1080 US Rt. 2

Middlesex, VT. 05602

(W)  802.229.9191

(C)   802.279.8145

(F)   802.229.2648

Charles.Winn@vermont.gov

 

Daily Incident Summary - July 18th, 2019




New Haven Barracks/ DUI #2

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 19B501880
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Sean Hauter                            
STATION: New Haven                    
CONTACT#: (802)388-4919

DATE/TIME: 07/18/19, 0109 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: Dog Team Road, New Haven
VIOLATION: DUI #2

ACCUSED: Nathan Merrill                                              
AGE: 30
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vergennes, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 07/18/19 at approximately 0109 hours, Troopers responded to a report of a vehicle that left the roadway and hit a telephone pole. Troopers identified the operator of the vehicle as Nathan Merrill (30) of Vergennes. While speaking with Merrill, Troopers detected indicators of impairment. Merrill was subsequently screened and placed under arrest for DUI.

Merrill was transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing. Merrill was released with a citation to appear in Addison County District Court, Criminal Division on 08/05/19 at 1230 hours, to answer to the charge of DUI #2.

Nobody was injured as a result of this incident. Traffic tickets are pending.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: 08/05/19            
COURT: Addison
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: INCLUDED




*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of
the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

Shaftsbury barracks/ Arrest on Warrant

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B302354

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sergeant Seth Loomis                            

STATION: VSP - Shaftsbury                   

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 7-17-19/ 1721 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: U.S. Route 7; MM: 14.8, Bennington, Vermont

VIOLATION: Arrest Warrant

 

ACCUSED: Megan Harris                                               

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hoosick Falls, New York

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the evening of 7-17-19, Troopers from the Shaftsbury barracks conducted a traffic stop for a speeding violation on U.S. Route 7 in the town of Bennington, VT. Troopers made contact with the operator who was identified as Harris (28). Investigation revealed that Harris' license to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Vermont was under civil suspension and she had an active arrest warrant. Subsequently, Harris was arrested for the outstanding warrant, processed and transported to the Marble Valley Correctional Facility.

 

COURT ACTION: Y            

COURT: Bennington Superior Court - Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Marble Valley Correctional Facility  

BAIL: $200.00

MUG SHOT: Y

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Sergeant Seth Loomis

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – Shaftsbury

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

 

PH: (802) 442-5421

FX: (802) 442- 3263

 

Email: seth.loomis@vermont.gov

 

St johnsbury/ Domestic Assault

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A403750

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:Trooper Jason Haley                            

STATION: St JOhnsbury                      

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME:07/04/19, 2130 hrs

INCIDENT LOCATION: Water St, Wells River

VIOLATION: Domestic ASsault

 

ACCUSED: Jacob Shawney                                              

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wells River, VT

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wells River

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the above date and time State Police responded to the report of a male chasing a female around the streets in Wells River. State Police located the female who reported she was assaulted by her boyfriend Jacob Shawney. Shawney was located driving around Wells River and subsequently arrested for domestic assault.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 07/05/19 1230          

COURT: Orange County Criminal Court

LODGED - LOCATION: Northeastern Regional Correction Facility    

BAIL: $7000.00

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

Williston Barracks / Updated Release for Fatal Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

UPDATED NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  19A103399                                         

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. N. Quealy

STATION: VSP Williston                 

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 7/17/2019

STREET: I-89, southbound

TOWN: Milton

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: mm 102.5

WEATHER: cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: clear

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: David Lawrence

AGE: 54    

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Eden, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Fatal

HOSPITAL: (IDENTIFY) n/a

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 7/17/2019 at approximately 1437 hrs. Vermont State Police, Chittenden County Sheriff's Dept., Milton Fire Dept. and Milton EMS responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on I-89 in the town of Milton.  

 

Investigation determined the vehicle was traveling southbound when it entered the median in the area of mile marker 102.5.   Upon entering the median the vehicle collided with a ledge and trees.   The vehicle came to  rest on its passengers side in the southbound lane of traffic. 

 

The operator and lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.    He was identified as David Lawrence, age 54, of Eden, VT.  

 

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact State Police at 802-878-7111.

 

 

Sergeant William Warner

Vermont State Police

2777 St. George Rd.
Williston, VT 05495

(802)-878-7111

 

VSP Middlesex/Violation of Conditions of Release

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 19A303325
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Joseph Szarejko                            
STATION: VSP Middlesex                    
CONTACT#: 802 229 9191

DATE/TIME: 7/12/2019 @ 0810 hours.
INCIDENT LOCATION: Waterbury Vermont.
VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions of Release.

ACCUSED: Elijah A. Morrow                                            
AGE: 22
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Berlin, Vermont.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On July 12, 2019 at approximately 0810 hours, Troopers from the Middlesex State Police Barracks were made aware of a conditions of release violation, which occurred in the Town of Waterbury.  Further investigation revealed that Elijah A. Morrow (DOB: 5-24-1997) had conditions not to contact a victim from a previous incident.  Investigation revealed that on two separate days, Morrow violated his conditions of release and contacted the victim.  On July 17, 2019, State Police were able to locate Morrow in the Town of Berlin.  Morrow was subsequently flash cited into Washington County District Court on July 18, 2019 at 1230 PM to answer the charge of violation of conditions of release.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: July 18, 2019 @ 12:30 PM.       
COURT: Washington County
LODGED - LOCATION:     
BAIL:
MUG SHOT: No




Trooper Joseph Szarejko (264)
Vermont State Police
Troop "A" Middlesex Barracks
Phone # (802) 229-9191
FAX # (802) 229-2648
 
 
 

July 17, 2019

News Release - Vandalism - Derby Barracks

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A502740

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Amy LeClair                              

STATION:  VSP-Derby Barracks                    

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07-15-19 sometime between midnight and 0500 hrs

INCIDENT LOCATION: Caswell Avenue Derby Line

VIOLATION: Vandalism

 

ACCUSED:  UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME                                             

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

VICTIM: Chad Lambert

AGE: 45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 07-15-19 at approximately 1741 hours, Chad Lambert contacted VSP-Derby Barracks to report someone had slashed one of the tires on his vehicle sometime during the overnight hours.  The vehicle had been parked in an unlocked garage on Caswell Avenue at the time.  Anyone with any information regarding this vandalism is asked to contact CPL Amy LeClair at 802-334-8881. 

 

Corporal Amy LeClair

VSP-Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby VT 05829

 

Tel: 802-334-8881

Fax: 802-334-4739

 

New Haven/Assault-request for public assistance

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
        
CASE#: 19B501878
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Tyler Silva                              
STATION: New Haven                  
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

DATE/TIME: July 17, 2019 at 1900 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: Old Stage Road & Parks-Hurlburt Rd, Monkton, VT
VIOLATION: Assault


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On July 17, 2019 at approximately 1900 hours, Troopers from the New Haven Barracks responded to the area of Old Stage Road in the Town of Monkton for a report of an assault. Subsequent investigation revealed that an alleged assault took place on Old Stage Road between the 6:30 PM and 7:00 PM on 7/17/2019. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any information is asked to contact Trooper Silva at 802-388-4919. 


COURT ACTION: Y N
COURT DATE/TIME:             
COURT:
LODGED - LOCATION:      
BAIL:
MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE or INDICATE NOT AVAILABLE




*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of
the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.


Tpr. Tyler Silva & K9 Axel

Vermont State Police

B Troop-New Haven

2490 Ethan Allen Hwy

New Haven, Vermont 05472

Tel: 802-388-4919

Fax: 802-453-7918


Death Investigation - Swanton - Initial info. accidental

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

              

CASE#:                19A203474         

TROOPER:           Detective Sergeant Richard Desany                                      

STATION:            St. Albans                                               

CONTACT#:         (802) 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME:        July 17, 2019 / 1155 hours

LOCATION:         Gravel Pit - 69 Pond Road, Swanton Vermont        

VIOLATION:        N/A

 

ACCUSED:           N/A

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:        

 

VICTIM: Identification pending notification of next-of-kin                                                                          

AGE:                    

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:        

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

               On July 17, 2019, at approximately 1155 hours E911 was contacted and a request was made to have medical personnel respond to a gravel pit/stone quarry, located off Pond Road in Swanton, Vermont. The reason rescue personnel were requested was for a person that was trapped by a piece of equipment. Swanton Village Fire Department, Missisquoi Rescue, AmCare Rescue, as well as Troopers and Detectives from the Vermont State Police responded to the scene. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

               The initial investigation indicates that the incident where the death occurred was an accident.

               The victim has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for a pending autopsy.

               The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) was contacted and is conducting an investigation. Their investigation will also include equipment which was on the gravel pit site at the time of the incident.

               The identification of the victim is pending notification of next-of-kin.

               The investigation will continue into this incident. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: N/A

COURT DATE:

COURT:

LODGED – LOCATION:

BAIL:

MUG SHOT:

 

 

 

 

          

 

***UPDATE ****Interstate 89 south closed in Milton ***UPDATE****

I 89 SB MM102, Milton has both lanes of travel opened up now.

 

Regards

VSP Williston

 

From: Morse, Kristi via DPS.VSPMedia
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:27 PM
To: Kelley, Rich; DPS - VSP Media; AOT - Road Closures
Subject: ***UPDATE ****Interstate 89 south closed in Milton ***UPDATE****

 

There is still a significant traffic delay at the crash at mm 102 SB,Milton on 89 .  Please expect delays and seek other routes to get to your destinations.  There will be an update when the road way is back open.  There is currently not an estimated time for when both lanes will be opened for travel. 

Please be courteous and patient with us and each other as we work to take care of this incident.

 

Regards

VSP Williston State Police

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Morse, Kristi via DPS.VSPMedia <dps.vspmedia@list.vermont.gov>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 3:21:34 PM
To: Kelley, Rich; DPS - VSP Media; AOT - Road Closures
Subject: ***UPDATE ****Interstate 89 south closed in Milton ***UPDATE****

 

Williston State Police will be opening the break down lane to allow traffic to pass in the area of mm 102 SB (Milton)

Please be use patience as traffic is being moved along.  There will be an update sent out when lanes of travel are fully opened.

 

Regards

VSP Williston  

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Kelley, Rich via DPS.VSPMedia <dps.vspmedia@list.vermont.gov>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:47:51 PM
To: DPS - VSP Media; AOT - Road Closures
Subject: Traffic alert - Interstate 89 south closed in Milton

 

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Williston Barracks

 

Traffic alert – Interstate 89 closure, southbound at mile 102, Milton

 

The southbound lane of Interstate 89 is blocked by a vehicle crash, near mile-marker 102 in the town of Milton.  This is just above the Lamoille River Bridge and is affecting traffic between exits 18 (Georgia) and 17 (Chimney Corners).

 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and should expect delays in the area.  Specific details on the crash are not yet available, updates will be provided when available.

 

Please drive safely

 

Middlesex-Violation of Conditions of Release

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

        

CASE#: 19A303408

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Daniel Bohnyak                             

STATION: Middlesex                      

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 07/16/2019 2332 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: 56 George St Orange, Vermont

VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions of Release

 

ACCUSED: Ryan Herring                                               

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orange, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 07/16/2019 at approximately 2332 hours Troopers responded to Orange for a report of a possible family fight.  While responding Troopers learned Ryan Herring, an individual involved, had conditions of release to not consume or possess alcoholic beverages.  Investigation determined that Herring had consumed alcoholic beverages that evening.  Herring was taken into custody and later released on a citation to appear in Orange County Superior Court- Criminal Division on 07/24/2019 at 0800 to answer to this charge.

 

COURT ACTION: Y 

COURT DATE/TIME: 07/24/2019 0800 hours           

COURT: Orange County Superior Court- Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION:  NA    

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE 

 

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.


Williston Barracks / Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A103399

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. N. Quealy                              

STATION: VSP Williston                   

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: July 17, 2019 / 1437 hrs.

INCIDENT LOCATION: I-89, southbound, mile marker 102.5, Milton

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 7/17/2019 at approximately 1437 hrs. Vermont State Police, Chittenden County Sheriff's Dept., Milton Fire Dept. and Milton EMS responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on I-89 in the town of Milton.  

 

Investigation determined the vehicle was traveling southbound when it entered the median in the area of mile marker 102.5.   Upon entering the median the

vehicle collided with a ledge and trees.   The vehicle came to uncontrolled rest in the southbound lane of traffic.  

 

The operator and lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.   The southbound lanes of I-89 remained closed for several hours while crews responded and investigated.   This resulted in significant traffic delays in the Milton and Georgia areas. 

 

The victim’s identity is currently being withheld, pending the notification of next of kin. 

 

Any witness' to the crash are asked to contact State Police at 802-878-7111.

 

Sergeant William Warner

Vermont State Police

2777 St. George Rd.
Williston, VT 05495

(802)-878-7111

 

Derby Barracks / Theft

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#:19A502769

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Paul Pennoyer                            

STATION: Derby                      

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07/16/2019 / 1830 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Cross Road, Jay

 

VICTIM: Kelsi Towle

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Whitefield, NH

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

                On 07/17/2019 at 1410 hours, the Vermont State Police received a report of a theft in Jay. The complainant reported she left her vehicle unlocked while mountain biking. Upon return, the complainant noticed her wallet was missing from the vehicle. The wallet is a gold/brown Coach Wallet. Anyone with information regarding the theft is asked to contact Trooper Pennoyer.

 

Respectfully,

Trooper Paul Pennoyer

Vermont State Police

Troop A - Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Rd. Derby VT

paul.pennoyer@vermont.gov

802-334-8881

 

 

 

Royalton Barracks / Tractor Trailer Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19B202844                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper P Tingle

STATION: Royalton Barracks                       

CONTACT#: 802 234 9933

 

DATE/TIME: 7/17/2019 @ 0653 hours

STREET: Interstate 89

TOWN: Sharon

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 12.75 South Bound

WEATHER: Light Rain     

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jonathon Oliver

AGE: 30     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Constable, NY

 

VEHICLE YEAR:2019

VEHICLE MAKE: Kenworth

VEHICLE MODEL: Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Total

INJURIES: No Injuries

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 7/17/2019 at approximately 0653 hours, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a single vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer on Interstate 89. Vermont State Police, Vermont DMV Enforcement, VT AOT, Sharon Fire/Rescue and LaRoche Towing responded to the scene. Upon arrival, a Tractor Trailer was in the grassy median on its right side with heavy damage. The operator was identified as Jonathon Oliver of Constable, NY. Investigation of the crash revealed that the operator lost control of the truck and trailer and went off the left side of the road.

 

The left lane on Interstate 89 Southbound from approximately mile marker 13 to

mile marker 12.5 was shut down for approximately  5 hours.  Traffic was diverted into the right

lane and the breakdown lane until the crash was cleared.

 

Environmental Products & Services of Williston, VT was called to clean up the

leaking diesel fuel.

 

The operator was issued a ticket for traveling to fast for conditions.

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint 7014871 T23 VSA 1081(a)

 

 

Trooper Patrick Tingle

Vermont State Police-Royalton

2011 Route 107

Bethel, VT, 05032

802-234-9933

 

***UPDATE ****Interstate 89 south closed in Milton ***UPDATE****

There is still a significant traffic delay at the crash at mm 102 SB,Milton on 89 .  Please expect delays and seek other routes to get to your destinations.  There will be an update when the road way is back open.  There is currently not an estimated time for when both lanes will be opened for travel. 

Please be courteous and patient with us and each other as we work to take care of this incident.

 

Regards

VSP Williston State Police

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: Morse, Kristi via DPS.VSPMedia <dps.vspmedia@list.vermont.gov>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 3:21:34 PM
To: Kelley, Rich; DPS - VSP Media; AOT - Road Closures
Subject: ***UPDATE ****Interstate 89 south closed in Milton ***UPDATE****
 

Williston State Police will be opening the break down lane to allow traffic to pass in the area of mm 102 SB (Milton)

Please be use patience as traffic is being moved along.  There will be an update sent out when lanes of travel are fully opened.

 

Regards

VSP Williston  

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: Kelley, Rich via DPS.VSPMedia <dps.vspmedia@list.vermont.gov>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:47:51 PM
To: DPS - VSP Media; AOT - Road Closures
Subject: Traffic alert - Interstate 89 south closed in Milton
 

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Williston Barracks

 

Traffic alert – Interstate 89 closure, southbound at mile 102, Milton

 

The southbound lane of Interstate 89 is blocked by a vehicle crash, near mile-marker 102 in the town of Milton.  This is just above the Lamoille River Bridge and is affecting traffic between exits 18 (Georgia) and 17 (Chimney Corners).

 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and should expect delays in the area.  Specific details on the crash are not yet available, updates will be provided when available.

 

Please drive safely

***UPDATE ****Interstate 89 south closed in Milton ***UPDATE****

Williston State Police will be opening the break down lane to allow traffic to pass in the area of mm 102 SB (Milton)

Please be use patience as traffic is being moved along.  There will be an update sent out when lanes of travel are fully opened.

 

Regards

VSP Williston  

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: Kelley, Rich via DPS.VSPMedia <dps.vspmedia@list.vermont.gov>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 2:47:51 PM
To: DPS - VSP Media; AOT - Road Closures
Subject: Traffic alert - Interstate 89 south closed in Milton
 

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

Williston Barracks

 

Traffic alert – Interstate 89 closure, southbound at mile 102, Milton

 

The southbound lane of Interstate 89 is blocked by a vehicle crash, near mile-marker 102 in the town of Milton.  This is just above the Lamoille River Bridge and is affecting traffic between exits 18 (Georgia) and 17 (Chimney Corners).

 

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and should expect delays in the area.  Specific details on the crash are not yet available, updates will be provided when available.

 

Please drive safely