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September 30, 2016

Press Release



VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16A304207
TROOPER:   SGT Andrew Campagne                            
STATION:   VSP Middlesex                  
CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

DATE/TIME: 9/30/16 1830
LOCATION: Exit 5 I-89 north
VIOLATION: Excessive Speed/ Attempting to Elude

ACCUSED: Mnyoung Chang                                              
AGE: 19
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Quechee VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 9/30/16 I was conducting stationary radar on I-89 south in Williamstown VT. I
observed a lone vehicle traveling in the passing lane. I observed it traveling
at a high rate of speed. Radar confirmed that the vehicle was traveling at 99
MPH. I conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle. While I was processing the
drivers information the operator (Chang) drove off.

I called in the pursuit and traveled after the vehicle. Chang's vehicle was
doing 65 MPH. Approximately 4 miles later she pulled over and was taken into
custody without incident.

Chang was cited and released for Excessive Speed and Attempting to Elude.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: Oct 20 2016          
COURT: Washington
LODGED - LOCATION:   No  
BAIL:
MUG SHOT:  NOT AVAIABLE
PBT: NOT APPLICABLE




Sergeant Andrew Campagne
Patrol Commander
Middlesex Barracks
Middlesex Vermont. 05602
802-557-7639