STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Cpl. Michelle LeBlanc
STATION: VSP Williston
CONTACT#: (802) 878-7111
DATE/TIME: 09/01/16 at 2117 hours
LOCATION: VT Route 108 South (The Notch)- Cambridge
VIOLATION: Commercial Vehicles prohibited - Smugglers Notch / Impeding Traffic
ACCUSED: Valdes Genardo
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Miami FL
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 9/1/16 at approximately 2117 hours, VSP Williston received a call about a Tractor Trailer truck that was stuck near the rock "S" curves on Vermont Route 108 South - The Notch, blocking traffic.
Upon arrival, Troopers located the truck approximately 1.3 miles from the Cambridge side. Attempts for the driver to back down on his own were unsuccessful and a wrecker service was called and responded to the scene and assisted along with Stowe PD with backing the vehicle down on the Stowe side.
The Notch was closed for approximately 4 hours while this took place.
At the time of this incident, signs were in place and visible noting that commercial vehicles are prohibited from taking this route and due to this, the operator was issued civil violations totaling $3,544.00.
Corporal Michelle LeBlanc
Vermont State Police
A Troop - Williston Barracks
2777 St. George Road
Williston VT 05495
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