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May 13, 2017

Royalton Barracks / DUI Refusal, Operation Without Owners Consent, Grand Larceny, Gross

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:17B201990

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Chris Blais                            

STATION:    Royalton Barracks                 

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 5/12/17  1730

INCIDENT LOCATION: I 89 North Royalton

VIOLATION:DUI Refusal, Operation Without Owners Consent, Grand Larceny, Gross

Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: James Colburn                                              

AGE:41

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Enosberg Falls, VT

 

VICTIM: Robin Wells

AGE: 45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Berkshire, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 5/12/17 VT State Police received a call from a motorist reporting that

she had almost been run off the road by a white Chevy Equinox in the area of

Exit 9 North on I 91 in Hartland.  Waterman was able to provide a plate number

for the vehicle and State Police determined it was a vehicle that had been

reported stolen from Berkshire, VT earlier in the day.  Troopers searched the

interstate for the vehicle and eventually located the vehicle travelling North

on I 89 in Royalton, VT.  Troopers followed and stopped the vehicle on I 89 in

the area of MM 20 North.  The operator James Colburn was arrested and

transported to the Royalton, VT State Police Barracks.  Colburn was charged with

DUI #3 Test Refusal, Grand Larceny, Operation Without Owners Consent, and Gross

Negligent Operation.  Colburn was lodged at Southern State Correctional facility

in Springfield in Lieu of $5000 Cash or Surety bail.  Colburn is scheduled to be

arraigned in Windsor County Superior Court Criminal Division on Monday May 15th

at 12:30 PM.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 5/15/17  1230 PM           

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility, Springfield, VT    

BAIL: $5000.00 Cash or Surety

MUG SHOT: Image 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.

 

Trooper Christopher Blais

Vermont State Police, Royalton

2011 VT Route 107

Bethel, VT 05032

802-234-9933

FAX (802)-234-6520