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March 20, 2017

ST. ALBANS BARRACKS / ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE A POLICE OFFICER & CARELESS AND NEGLIGENT OPERATION

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A201343

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Kirsten Skelly                         

STATION: VSP St. Albans                    

CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: March 19, 2017 at approximately 1756 hours.

INCIDENT LOCATION: Lebel Drive in Swanton, VT.

VIOLATION: Attempting to Elude a Police Officer and Careless and Negligent

Operation.

 

ACCUSED: Randy Mason Jr.                                               

AGE: 24

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Jeffersonville, VT.

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On March 19, 2017 at approximately 1756 hours the Vermont

State Police were conducting motor vehicle patrol on Vermont Route 105 in

Swanton, Vermont. A grey 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander was observed committing a

moving traffic violation. The Vermont State Police attempted to stop the vehicle

as it travelled down a dead end road (Lebel Drive). The vehicle stopped in a

driveway and the operator fled the scene on foot. The Vermont State Police

located the operator, Randy Mason Jr., 24, of Jeffersonville, VT, hiding in the

woods behind a house. Mason ultimately surrendered his hiding position and

allowed himself to be taken into custody without incident. Mason was arrested

for Attempting to Elude a Police Officer and Careless and Negligent Operation of

a Motor Vehicle. Mason was transported to the VSP St. Albans barracks for

fingerprinting and processing. At the conclusion of processing, Mason was

transported to the Northwest State Correctional Facility and lodged on $500.00

bail.

 

 

COURT ACTION: No

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A          

COURT: N/A

LODGED - LOCATION: The Northwest State Correctional Facility.  

BAIL: $500.00

MUG SHOT: Image Included.

PBT: NOT APPLICABLE

 

 

 

*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 Kirsten Skelly

Vermont State Police – St. Albans

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

Phone: (802) 524-5993

Fax: F: (802)-527-1150

E-mail: Kirsten.Skelly@vermont.gov