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October 19, 2016

VSP Press Release: Careless and Negligent Operation and Reckless Endangerment on October 19, 2016 in Sheffield, Vermont.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B104361

TROOPER: Brennan                                                      

STATION: VSP – St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 10-19-16/ 1917 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 91 Sheffield, Vermont

 

ACCUSED: Male Juvenile

AGE: 17

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barton, Vermont

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the evening of 10-19-16 I was running stationary radar on Interstate 91 in Sheffield, Vermont. I observed a small car passing tractor trailers at high rate of speed travelling south. I activated my cruisers radar which revealed the vehicle to be travelling 107 mph in a posted 65 mph zone. I executed a traffic stop on the vehicle and spoke with the operator and the passenger of the vehicle. After a short roadside investigation the operator was arrested for careless and negligent operation as well as reckless endangerment.

 

COURT: Caledonia

COURT DATE:12/12/16

 

 

 

Trooper Sean Brennan

VSP Bradford

1594 Waits River Road

Bradford, VT 05033

802-222-4680