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March 31, 2017

Saint Johnsbury Barracks / Pursuit

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A401605

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Dave R Powers                            

STATION:  VSP - Saint Johnsbury                   

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 03/30/17 @ 0045 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: US Route 302/Scotch Hollow Rd./ Newbury, VT

VIOLATION: Gross negligent operation, excessive speed, reckless endangerment, and attempting to elude a law enforcement officer

 

ACCUSED: Wayne Beede III                                    

AGE: 20

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bradford, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 03/30/17 at approximately 0045 Hours Troopers were on patrol on Route 302 in the town of Newbury, VT when they attempted to stop a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation. The vehicle attempted to elude Troopers and traveled down Route 302 at speeds in excess of 90 miles per hour. A pursuit ensued for approximately 12 miles. Troopers pursued the vehicle onto various back roads in Newbury and eventually was stopped on a single lane road being used as a snow mobile trail where the vehicle became stuck in loose snow and mud. The operator, Wayne Beede III was arrested for the gross negligent operation, excessive speed, reckless endangerment, and attempting to elude and was cited to appear in Orange County Court.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 05/10/17

COURT: Orange

LODGED - LOCATION:    N/A 

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE or INDICATE NOT AVAILABLE

PBT: 0.040% BrAC @ 0100 Hours

 

 

 

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