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July 22, 2017

New Haven Barracks / DUI#1 / LSA

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17B502457                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Robert Helm/Trooper Joseph Szarejko

STATION: VSP New Haven                           

CONTACT#: 802 388 4919

 

DATE/TIME: 7/22/2017@02:20

STREET: Town Line Road.

TOWN: Addison

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Grandey Road.

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Clear.

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Christopher J. Thompson

AGE: 24    

SEAT BELT? NO

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bridport, Vermont.

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Silverado

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled.

INJURIES: Minor Injuries/lacerations.

HOSPITAL: Porter Hospital.

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On July 22, 2017 at approximately 04:14 hours Vermont State

Police responded to a single vehicle crash near the intersection of Town Line

Road and Grandey Road in the town of Addison.  Further investigation revealed

that V#1 left the roadway while travelling west on Town Line Road and subsequently struck a

telephone pole.  The operator of V#1 was later identified as Christopher

Thompson of Bridport.  Vermont State Police were able to make contact with

Thompson at Porter Hospital in Middlebury where he was receiving treatment for

his injuries.  Thompson was subsequently taken into custody and transported to

the New Haven State Police Barracks for processing.  Thompson was also found to

have a warrant for his arrest.  Thompson was transported to the Chittenden

County Correctional facility and also issued a citation to appear in Addison

County District Court on August 7, 2017 to answer the charges of DUI #1 and

Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

 

 

LODGED - LOCATION: Addison

BAIL: $1,000

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT:

COURT DATE/TIME: 08/07/2017    12:30 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.

 

 

Trooper Rob Helm

Vermont State Police

New Haven Barracks

P.O. Box 83
New Haven, VT, 05472
Voice: 802-388-4919
Fax: 802-453-7918

Rob.Helm@Vermont.gov