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May 13, 2017

PRESS RELEASE/ CRIM-DLS, NEG OP, VOC/ VSP WILLISTON/ 17A102119

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17A102119
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. R.J. Lucas                             
STATION: VSP Williston                     
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111


DATE/TIME: 05/13/17 at approx. 1800 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: I89 NB between Bolton Flats and the Williston Rest Area
VIOLATION: Driving While License Suspended - Criminal, Violation of Conditions, and Negligent Operation


ACCUSED: Stuart, Amanda                                               
AGE: 26 yrs
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Johnson, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 05/13/17, VSP Williston and Richmond PD responded to the area of I89 NB near Exit #11 in the town of Richmond, VT after receiving a report of a black sedan operating erratically and aggressively.  The caller advised the operator was speeding, tailgating, failing to maintain her lane of travel, and using a cell-phone (in hand).

The vehicle was observed pulling into the I89 NB Williston Rest Area and upon speaking with the female occupant she was identified as Amanda Stuart of Johnson, VT.  Stuart was found to be operating while under criminal suspension and to have active court conditions from both Chittenden and Lamoille County(s) forbidding her from driving.

Stuart was lodged at Chittenden County Correctional Facility for lack of $750.00 bail.  She is scheduled to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court to answer to the Charges of DLS-Criminal, Violation of Conditions, and Negligent Operation.  Stuart will also be issued Vermont Civil Violation Complaints (tickets)to address the moving violations as well as cell-phone use.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: 05/15/17 at 0830 hours            
COURT: Chittenden Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden County Correctional Center     
BAIL: $750.00
MUG SHOT: INCLUDED


*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.


Sgt. Bob Lucas

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Patrol Commander

Troop "A" Williston Barracks

(802)878-7111

robert.j.lucas@vermont.gov