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August 31, 2016

Press Release / VSP Middlesex / 16A303736 / FIPO, Impeding / Cabot / 08/31/2016




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STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE#: 16A303736
TROOPER: Phelps
STATION: Middlesex
CONTACT#: 229-9191

DATE/TIME: 08/31/2016, 2025 hours
LOCATION: West Hill Pond Rd, Cabot, VT
VIOLATION: False information to police, Impeding police

ACCUSED: Wendy J. Barnett
AGE: 57
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cabot, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 08/31/2016, at approximately 1949 hours, VSP Middlesex received a call about a single vehicle crash on West Hill Pond Rd in Cabot, VT. Upon arrival, Troopers met with Barnett who advised that she was the driver. Through further investigation, Troopers determined that Barnett was lying about driving in order to protect the identity of the true driver, who was not on scene. Barnett refused to identify the operator. Barnett was taken into custody for providing false information to a law enforcement officer as well as impeding law enforcement. She was transported to the Middlesex State Police Barracks for processing and released. She is scheduled to appear in Washington Superior Court - Criminal Division on October 6th, 2016.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: October 6, 2016
COURT: Washington Superior Court - Criminal Division
MUG SHOT: Y

Trooper William J. Phelps
Vermont State Police
Troop A - Middlesex
1080 US Route 2
Middlesex, VT, 05602
Phone #:802-229-9191
Fax #:802-229-2648




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