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October 5, 2016

C&N Arrest Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16A205025
TROOPER: Quealy                                               
STATION: VSP St. Albans                   
CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

DATE/TIME: October 5th, 2016 at approximately 1559 hours.
LOCATION: Interstate 89 (northbound), Mile Marker 109, St. Albans, Vermont.
VIOLATION: Careless and Negligent Operation of a motor vehicle.

ACCUSED: Gary Lawton
AGE: 19
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans, Vermont.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On October 5th, 2016 at approximately 1559 hours, Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 89 northbound in the area of mile marker 109 (Georgia) for a vehicle travelling at 98mph in a posted 65mph zone. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Gary W. Lawton (19) of St. Albans, VT. Lawton was issued a citation to appear before Franklin Superior Court on October 31st, 2016 to answer the charge of Careless and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: October 31, 2016 at 1300 hours.
COURT: Franklin County Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: N

Trooper Nathaniel Quealy
Vermont State Police, St. Albans
140 Fisher Pond Road, St. Albans VT, 05478
Office: 802-524-5993