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July 26, 2017

ST. ALBANS BARRACKS / ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE, DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, VIOLATION OF CONDITIONS OF RELEASE

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE# 17A203548

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jay Riggen

STATION: St. Albans Barracks                   

CONTACT# (802) 524 5993

DATE / TIME: July 25, 2017, 1913 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Swanton, VT

VIOLATION:  Attempting to Elude, Violation of Conditions of Release, Driving while Criminally Suspended  

ACCUSED:  Mark Clapper

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Alburg, VT

 

VICTIM:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On July 25, 2017 at approximately 1913 hours the Vermont State Police attempted to stop a vehicle on County Road in Swanton, VT after observation of a motor vehicle violation.  The operator, ultimately identified as 19 year-old Mark Clapper of Alburg, VT, attempted to elude police as he failed to yield as he tried to hide his operation by driving his vehicle behind a residence. 

The subsequent investigation yielded that Clapper was operating his vehicle with a criminally suspended driver’s license and in violation of conditions of release.  Clapper was taken into custody and transported to the St. Albans Barracks for processing.  At the conclusion of the processing Clapper was released with a citation to appear in Franklin County District Court on 08/28/2017 at 1:00pm to answer the above charges.

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Franklin County District Court

BAIL: None

MUG SHOT: Yes.