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October 27, 2016

Press Release / VSP Middlesex / 16A304624 / DLS, attempting to elude, gross negligent operation, violation of conditions

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16A304624          

TROOPER: Vooris / Cremo                               

STATION: Middlesex                  

CONTACT#: 802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 10/27/2016 / 1415

LOCATION: Route 12, Shady Rill Road, Woods Road, Middlesex VT

VIOLATION: Criminal DLS, Attempting to Elude, Gross Negligent Operation, Violation of Conditions.

 

ACCUSED: John Stelzl                                               

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barre City Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:   On October 27th 2016, at approximately 1415 hours, Troopers traveling on Vermont Route 12 in the area of Shady Rill Road and attempted to stop a vehicle being operated by John Stelzl for speeding. Stelzl was observed traveling 75 MPH in a posted 50. Stelzl took off at a high rate of speed when Troopers attempted to stop him. Stelzl lead Troopers on a pursuit in the area of Shady Rill Road and Woods Road before he was taken into custody and transported to the Middlesex Barracks for processing.

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE: 10/27/2016          

COURT: Washington

LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.     

BAIL: $7500.00

MUG SHOT: attached

PBT: N/A

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Trooper James Vooris

Vermont State Police-Middlesex

Phone: 802-229-9191

Fax: 802-229-2648

Email: James.Vooris@Vermont.gov