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May 3, 2017

ST. ALBANS BARRACKS / CARELESS AND NEGLIGENT OPERATION, SIMPLE ASSAULT BY MENACE

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE# 17A201861           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jay Riggen

STATION: St. Albans Barracks                   

CONTACT# (802) 524 5993

DATE / TIME: April 18, 2017 / 1800 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Georgia, VT

VIOLATION: Careless and Negligent Operation and Simple Assault by Menace

ACCUSED:  Jill Steele                                        

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Georgia, VT

 

VICTIM: Two Juveniles (The Vermont State Police do not release the names of juvenile victims in cases of this nature)

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On April 18, 2017 the Vermont State Police commenced an investigation into an allegation of an assault between two juveniles. The investigation yielded that in the moments following a mutually assaultive incident involving two juveniles, Steele, who is the mother of one of the juveniles, became involved. The investigation revealed that Steele allegedly drove her vehicle with careless and menacing operation targeting the other juvenile male and his juvenile sister. Steele was ultimately issued a citation to appear in Franklin County District Court on June 12, 2017 at 1:00pm to answer the charges of Careless and Negligent operation and Simple Assault by Menace. 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Franklin County District Court

BAIL: None

MUG SHOT: Yes.