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April 10, 2017

Westminster Barracks/ DUI, Gross Negligent Operation, Attempting to Elude, and Resisting Arrest

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:17B102149

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Gauthier                              

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 4/10/2017

INCIDENT LOCATION: I91 in Weathersfield

VIOLATION: DUI, Gross Negligent Operation, Attempting to Elude, Resisting Arrest, driving license suspended.

 

ACCUSED: Wayne Keough                                                

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Windsor, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

                On 4/10/2017, at approximately 0343 hours, Vermont State Police, was contacted by the Claremont Police Department, of a pursuit that they were involved in. The Claremont Police Department was pursuing the vehicle because the operator was suspected of a car jacking with a knife. The Claremont Police Department ended the pursuit at the Vermont/ New Hampshire border. Vermont State Police, located the vehicle on Route 12, in the Town of Weathersfield. The vehicle being operated by Wayne Keough, refused to stop and troopers initiated a pursuit. The vehicle traveled down Interstate 91 south, at speeds reaching 120 miles per hour. The vehicle traveled off of Interstate 91, and continued into the Town of Springfield, Vermont. The vehicle crashed in the Town of Springfield, and the operator fought with the troopers involved. Keough was arrested and transported to the Springfield Police Department for processing. Keough was transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility for active warrants that he had. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 4/10/2017 @ 1230             

COURT: Windsor County

LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility      

BAIL: $1,000.00

MUG SHOT: Y

PBT: Not Conducted

 

 

 

*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 Zachary Gauthier  #524

Vermont State Police - Westminster Barracks 

Mailing address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Physical address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Westminster VT. 05158

Tel. (802) 722-4600  

Fax. (802) 722-4690

Zachary.Gauthier@Vermont.gov