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July 19, 2017

Derby Barracks / Negligent Operation

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A502916

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Daniel Lynch                            

STATION: Derby Barracks                    

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 7/19/17, between the approximate hours of 1700-1800

INCIDENT LOCATION: I-91 North

VIOLATION: Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Keith Roy                                            

AGE: 45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Groveton, NH

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 7/19/17 beginning at approximately 1700 hours, Vermont State Police dispatch began receiving 911 calls about tractor-trailer unit operating erratically on I-91N near the Barnet/St Johnsbury line.  It was reported the truck had nearly struck other vehicles and was not maintaining its lane of travel.

 

A VSP-Derby Trooper monitoring traffic on I-91N in the town of Coventry was flagged down by a concerned motorist at approximately 1745 hours, who had been following the truck and reported it had almost struck a motorcyclist.  A stop of the truck was effected near exit 27 in Derby, and the operator identified as Keith Roy.

 

Subsequent investigation revealed Roy had operated the tractor-trailer unit in a negligent manner, alarming multiple witnesses and nearly striking multiple vehicles.  Roy was issued a citation to appear in the Caledonia Criminal Court to answer to the charge of Negligent Operation and followed off of the interstate.  Civil violations are pending.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Cited

COURT DATE/TIME: 9/18/17            

COURT: Caledonia

LODGED - LOCATION: NA    

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

 

 

 

 

*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.