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July 21, 2017

Westminster Barracks / Possession of Marijuana arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

INCIDENT: Possession of Marijuana

 

CASE #: 17B1044617

 

TROOPER: Valcourt                            STATION: Westminster       

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME:  07/21/2017 07:50 am

 

LOCATION (specific): Interstate 91, Guilford

 

VIOLATION: Possession of Marijuana >1 Ounce

 

ACCUSED:  Mr. Alexander MacDonald Jr

AGE: 22

 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Belchertown, MA

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On July 21, 2017 at approximately 7:50 am, a member of the Vermont State Police was participating in VSP operation STRIVE (Safe Travel on Roads In Vermont Everyday), which focuses on deterrence and enforcement of Speed, Aggressive Driving and Distracted Driving, when he stopped a Chevrolet trailblazer which was traveling northbound on Interstate 91 (I91) in Guilford for speeding.  During the course of the roadside encounter, a member of the State Police developed probable cause to be the occupants of the vehicle possessed contraband (Marijuana).   A passenger in the vehicle, identified as Mr. Alexander MacDonald Jr, 22 of Belchertown, MA, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana >1 ounce.  Mr. MacDonald was arrested for Possession of Marijuana released on a citation to report to the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division on September 26, 2017 at 8:00 am for arraignment.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE:  September 26, 2017          

COURT: Windham

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

 

*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.