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June 14, 2017

WILLISTON BARRACKS // NEGLIGENT OPERATION

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A102676

RANK/TROOPER NAME: Trooper Howard                           

STATION: Williston                   

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: June 14, 2017 at 1920 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89 MM 83, Town of Williston

VIOLATION: Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Christopher Heffernan                                              

AGE: 23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Stamford, CT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On June 14, 2017, at approximately 1920 hours, the Vermont State Police were

patrolling Interstate 89 near mile marker 83 when they observed a vehicle coming

up behind them at a high rate of speed and traveling in excess of the posted 65

MPH speed limit. Troopers activated the rear radar in the police vehicle and

confirmed the vehicles speed to be 102 MPH.

 

Troopers stopped the above described vehicle and identified the operator as

Christopher Heffernan by Connecticut photo driver's license. Heffernan was

subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Williston State Police

Barracks for processing. Heffernan was released on citation to appear in

Chittenden County Superior Court on July 25, 2017 for the charge of Negligent

Operation.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: July 25, 2017 at 0830 hours             

COURT: Chittenden County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: N   

BAIL: N/A

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.