VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Kirsten Skelly
STATION: VSP St. Albans
CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993
DATE/TIME: April 7, 2017 at approximately 1737 hours.
INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89 (southbound) in Swanton, VT.
VIOLATION: Selling or Distributing Marijuana, a violation of Title 18, V.S.A.
ACCUSED: Mason Vieta
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, VT.
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On April 7, 2017 at approximately 1737 hours the Vermont State Police
were conducting motor vehicle patrol on Interstate 89 (southbound), near mile
marker 120, in Swanton, VT.
The Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop of a red 2005
Toyota TC. The operator of the vehicle, Mason Vieta, 18, of Hightgate, VT,
consented to a search of his vehicle. State Troopers uncovered and seized a
criminal amount of Marijuana from the vehicle. Based on other corroborating
evidence at the scene, Vieta was taken into custody and transported to the VSP
St. Albans barracks for processing. Vieta was ultimately lodged at the Northwest
State Correctional Facility on $5,000.00 bail for the crime of selling or
COURT ACTION: N
COURT DATE/TIME: N/A
COURT: The Franklin County Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: The Northwest State Correctional Facility.
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE
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