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July 1, 2016

Press Release / VSP Brattleboro / 16D000014 / Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation / Town of Dummerston

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE 

           

CASE#: 16D000014 TROOPER: Sgt. Buckley                                    

STATION: VSP Brattleboro                      

CONTACT#: 802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 07/01/2016 at approximately 1457 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91, mile marker 13/55 northbound, Town of Dummerston           

VIOLATION: Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED:  Jason Esposito                                       

AGE:  32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  East Ryegate, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 07/01/2016 at approximately 1457 hours, a member of the Vermont State Police was on duty participating in a CARE detail focused on combating speeding violations, aggressive driving and distracted driving. The detail was on Interstate 91. While monitoring northbound traffic on Interstate 91 in Dummerston, the Trooper activated the laser unit and clocked a motorcycle being operated by Esposito traveling 122 miles per hour in the posted 65 mile per hour zone.

 

A motor vehicle stop was conducted at mile marker 13/80. Esposito was taken into custody and transported to the Brattleboro Barracks for processing. Esposito was issued a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division on August 23, 2016 to answer to the charges of Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation.