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January 16, 2017

Press Release

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B200213
TROOPER: Geno                              
STATION: Royalton                              
CONTACT#: 802-234-2244

DATE/TIME: 01/15/17 10:00 pm
LOCATION: Route 14 Sharon, VT
VIOLATION: Possession of Marijuana > 2oz

ACCUSED: Justin M. Shepard                                               
AGE: 26
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: S. Royalton


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 01/15/17 at approximately 10:00pm a traffic stop was conducted on route 14 in Sharon by Tracy's Midway Station. While speaking to the operator, the Trooper was able smell Marijuana. Over 2 ounces of Marijuana was discovered after the operator gave consent to search the vehicle. The operator was processed at the Royalton Barracks and was cited to appear in court to answer to the charge of Possession of Marijuana > 2oz.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 03/21/2017           
COURT: Windsor
LODGED - LOCATION: No     
BAIL: No
MUG SHOT: Yes
PBT: N/A

Trooper Stacia Geno
Vermont State Police
Royalton Barracks
Phone: (802) 234-9933
Fax: (802) 234-6520