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May 15, 2017

Williston Barracks / Negligent Operation

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
        
CASE#: 17A101845
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: James Fox                              
STATION: Williston                      
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: 4/26/17
INCIDENT LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town) Interstate 89 Milton
VIOLATION: Careless and Negligent Operation

ACCUSED: James A. Robbins                                                
AGE: 56
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Georgia VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 4/26/17 while traveling south on the Interstate in the town of Milton
Troopers observed a black sedan traveling behind a box truck in the left lane. 
The sedan made an lane change without signaling, increased its speed and made
another lane change in front of the box truck.  The sedan then applied its
brakes aggressively (braked checked) the box truck. This negligent behavior
forced the box truck to brake rapidly, steer the truck towards the center median
and hitting the rumble strips in order to avoid a collision with the sedan. 
Robbins was taken into custody to answer to the charge of Negligent operation.  

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: July 25, 2017 @ 0815             
COURT: Chittenden
LODGED - No      
BAIL: No
MUG SHOT: Y




*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.



S / T James Fox
VSP - Williston
2777 St. George Road
Williston, VT 05495
 
PH # (802) 878 - 7111
Fax # (802) 878 - 2742