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June 14, 2017

PRESS RELEASE / ROYALTON BARRACKS / ARREST / LEAVING THE SCENE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:                  17B202203

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Joseph Pregent                           

STATION:             Roylaton                                 

CONTACT#:        802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME:        6-14-17 / 9:20AM

INCIDENT LOCATION: Royalton State Police Barracks

VIOLATION:        Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Crash

 

ACCUSED: Chandler Pierce Hewitt                                              

AGE:      34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Royalton, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On May 28, 2017 at 1:15PM Vermont State Police began an investigation into a

motor vehicle crash that occurred on Route 14 in the Town of Royalton with one

of the Operators leaving the scene prior to Law Enforcement's.

 

During the investigation State Police identified the operator who

left the scene as Chandler Peirce Hewitt of Royalton Vermont. 

 

On June 14, 2017 Hewitt was issued a citation to appear in Windsor County

Superior Court; Criminal Division to answer to the charge of leaving the scene

of a motor vehicle crash.

 

 

 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 7-25-17 @ 8AM           

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court; Criminal Division

MUG SHOT: YES