The Vermont State Police disseminate press releases for significant criminal or public safety incidents and arrests, but it is not intended to document every public contact or response to a call-for-service. If you have a question regarding an incident or case, please contact your local state police barracks or the public information officer. Please note press releases are available on this blog for 6 months following their public release. Please contact the public information officer if you need access to one that is older.

Search This Blog

June 17, 2017

PRESS RELEASE/ MV COLLISION-DUI/ VSP WILLISTON/ 17A102716

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE


MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#:17A102716    
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. R.J. Lucas
STATION: VSP Williston   
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111


DATE/TIME: 06/16/17 at approx. 1740 hours
STREET: Shelburne Rd 
TOWN: South Burlington
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: 1110 Shelburne Rd. Jolley's parking lot
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: n/a
WEATHER: clear 
ROAD CONDITIONS: dry


VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Woolsey, David
AGE: 59     
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: South Burlington, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002
VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep
VEHICLE MODEL: Liberty
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: minor bumper dmg.
INJURIES: none


VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: Desantis, Joseph
AGE: 23 yrs     
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Burlington, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2010
VEHICLE MAKE: Toyt
VEHICLE MODEL: Rav4
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: minor bumper dmg.
INJURIES: none


SUMMARY OF CRASH:
Vermont State Police Williston Troopers were requested by South Burlington Police Dept. to respond to a two vehicle collision on Shelburne Rd.  Dispatch advised both parties involved had pulled into the Jolley's parking lot and that one of the parties involved in the collision was being confrontational towards the other parties involved.


Upon arriving on scene, Troopers determined that a minor collision had occurred while the parties on scene were attempting to switch lanes on Shelburne Rd. During the course of the investigation, Op#1 (Woolsey) was determined to have been consuming alcoholic beverages.  Woolsey was later taken into custody for Suspicion of DUI and transported to the VSP Williston Barracks.  He was later cited to appear in court to answer to the charges of DUI #1.  


LODGED - LOCATION: N/A 
BAIL: None
MUG SHOT: Y
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT: Chittenden Superior
COURT DATE/TIME: 07/06/2017     0815 hours 


*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