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July 2, 2017

Royalton Barracks / DLS

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B202830

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. Rich Slusser                             

STATION: Royalton                    

CONTACT#: 234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 7-2-17/1900 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Bridge Street, Royalton

VIOLATION: Driving License Suspended (criminally)

 

ACCUSED: Matthew Rikert                                               

AGE: 42

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sharon, VT

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 7-2-17, Troopers from the Royalton Barracks stopped Rikert for a minor motor vehicle violation. Investigation revealed Rikert's VT driving privilege was under criminal suspension. Rikert was arrested, processed and released on a criminal citation to appear in Windsor Superior Criminal Court to answer to the offense.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 8-29-17/0800 hours           

COURT: Windsor

 

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

*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.

 

Sergeant Rich Slusser/K9 Dräger

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

Royalton Barracks-B Troop

802-234-9933