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June 3, 2016

Press Release - Possession of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms, LSD - Westminster 16D101415

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16D101415

TROOPER: Ryan Wood                                                  

STATION: Rockingham                    

CONTACT#: 802 875 2112

 

DATE/TIME: 6/3/16 at 4:00pm

LOCATION: Interstate 91 north, mile marker 26, Westminster, VT

VIOLATION: Possession of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms, Possession of LSD

 

ACCUSED: Joel Baker                                                                                     

AGE: 23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Conshohocken, PA

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 6/3/16, at approximately 4:00 pm, Troopers with the Vermont State Police observed a vehicle traveling north at a high rate of speed on Interstate 91, near mile marker 25, in Westminster, VT.  The vehicle was traveling at 95 mph in the posted 65 mph.  Trooper's conducted a motor vehicle stop and during a consensual search of the vehicle, approximately 39.2 grams of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms and 8 tabs of LSD were located.  A civil amount of marijuana was also located.  The operator, Joel Baker was arrested for the offense and transported to the Rockingham State Police Barracks for processing.  Baker was issued a VCVC for the speeding offense and a citation for possession of a hallucinogenic drug as well as possession of LSD.  He was ordered to appear in court a later date.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 7/26/16                   

COURT: Windham

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

 

Trooper Ryan Wood

Rockingham Barracks

Vermont State Police

1987 Rockingham Road

Chester, VT 05143

802-875-2112