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May 25, 2017

WILLISTON BARRACKS // CRIMINAL-DLS

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A102305

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Thomas Howard                                         

STATION: Williston                  

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: May 24, 2017 at 2235 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89N near MM 89 in the City of South Burlington

VIOLATION: Criminal-DLS

 

ACCUSED: Joshua Thomas                                                

AGE: 22

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Starksboro, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On May 24, 2017, at approximately 2235 hours, the Williston Barracks was performing a directed patrol in the Exit 14 Safety Corridor when Troopers observed a sedan traveling in excess of the posted 55 MPH speed limit. The above described vehicle was stopped by Troopers on Interstate 89 prior to exit 15 and the operator was identified as Joshua Thomas. A records check showed Thomas' license was criminally suspended in the State of Vermont.

 

Thomas was taken into custody by State Police and transported to the Williston State Police Barracks for processing. Thomas was released on citation to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court on July, 11, 2017 for the charge of Criminal-DLS.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y            

COURT DATE/TIME: July 11, 2017 at 0830 hours            

COURT: Chittenden

LODGED - LOCATION: N    

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED IMAGE

 

 

 

 

*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.