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October 6, 2016

C&N, LSA Arrest Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16A205036
TROOPER: Quealy                                              
STATION: VSP St. Albans                   
CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

DATE/TIME: October 6th, 2016 at approximately 1321 hours.
LOCATION: East Fairfield
VIOLATION: Careless and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Leaving the Scene of an Accident

ACCUSED: Zachery Bessette
AGE: 19
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Fairfield, Vermont.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On October 6th 2016 at approximately 1314 hours Vermont State Police were notified of a two car motor vehicle crash in the town of East Fairfield. Troopers responding to the scene were notified that one of the vehicles left the scene. Subsequent investigation by Vermont State Police and Department of Motor Vehicles led to the location of the vehicle and identification of the operator as Zachery Bessette (19) of East Fairfield, Vermont. Bessette was issued a citation to appear before Franklin County Superior Court on October 31st, 2016 to answer the charges of Careless and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

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: Y

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