STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Corporal Andrew Leise
STATION: VSP Williston
DATE/TIME: September 21, 2016/ 1758 hours
LOCATION: Spear Street, Charlotte
VIOLATION: Driving with a criminally suspended license (6th offense)
ACCUSED: Sidney E. Messick Jr.
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vergennes, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On September 21, 2016 at approximately 1758 hours Vermont State Police Williston Troopers were in the Town of Charlotte conducting pro-active motor vehicle work.
At that time, numerous bicyclists were out riding in the area. During the patrol Troopers stopped Sidney E. Messick Jr. of Vergennes Vermont for driving with a cell phone in his hand while looking down
at it. This is a violation of Title 23 VSA Section 1095(b). During the stop it was found that Messick's privilege to operate a motor vehicle in Vermont was Criminally Suspended.
Messick has 5 prior convictions for operating with a criminally suspended license.
Messick was arrested, processed at the Williston Barracks, and released on a citation. Messick was also issued a ticket for cell phone use while operating a motor vehicle. $162 and 0 points.
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 10/25/16
COURT: Chittenden District Court
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y