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June 21, 2016

Vt State Police Press Release / Negligent Operation / 16D201588

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16D201588

TROOPER: Tim Gould                                     

STATION: Traffic Safety           

CONTACT#: 802-875-2112

 

DATE/TIME: 6/21/16, 3:58 p.m.

LOCATION: Interstate 91 NB, Rockingham, VT

VIOLATION: Negligent Operation/Excessive Speed

 

ACCUSED: Scottie Gagnon          

AGE: 46

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlestown, NH

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

Gagnon was stopped for speeding on Interstate 91 in Rockingham.  He was initially spotted traveling north at a high rate of speed near the Putney/Westminster line, and was also the subject of a complaint from another motorist who called to report Gagnon's vehicle being operated at a high speed.

 

Upon catching up to Gagnon, he was found to be traveling 102 miles per hour just before exit 6 in Rockingham.   

 

Gagnon was arrested for negligent operation and excessive speed and transported to the Rockingham State Police Barracks for booking, and later released.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 8/9/16     

COURT: Windham Superior/Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y