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March 12, 2017

17A101126 Press Release

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A101126

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Thomas Howard                             

STATION: Williston                    

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: March 12, 2017 at 1648 hours

LOCATION: Interstate 89S // Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT

VIOLATION: Criminal-DLS, Violation of Condition of Release, Attempting to Elude

 

ACCUSED: Robert Bushey                                              

AGE: 42

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On March 12, 2017, at approximately 1648 hours, State Police were monitoring

southbound traffic on Interstate 89 near Exit 14 in the City of South

Burlington. Troopers attempted to stop a blue Chrysler Voyager off of Exit 14

and the vehicle failed to yield. The vehicle came to a stop near the University

Mall and the male operator fled on foot.

 

With the assistance of the South Burlington Police Department the male was later

located in the area of the Blue Mall off of Dorset Street. The male operator was

identified as Robert Bushey and was subsequently taken into custody for driving with

a criminally suspended driver’s license, violating his conditions of release, and

attempting to elude.

 

Bushey was transported to the Williston State Police Barracks where he was

processed. Bushey was then lodged at the Chittenden County Correctional Center

for the above listed charges. 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: March 13, 2017          

COURT: Chittenden County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden County Correctional Center    

BAIL: $500.00

MUG: Included

PBT: 0.000

 

 

 

*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.