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July 1, 2017

Williston Barracks/ Motor Vehicle Collision- Negligent Operation Arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH/ Negligent Operation Arrest

 

CASE#:                                                  

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Andrew W. Leise

STATION: VSP Williston                                 

CONTACT#: 1-802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: July 1, 2017/ 0815

STREET: Interstate 89

TOWN: Colchester, VT

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: N/A

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: MM96.6 NB

WEATHER: Cloudy           

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry and clear

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Courtney L. Shortsleeve

AGE: 25    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Milton, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2009

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate passenger side contact damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Brian D. Marohnic

AGE: 57    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cornwall, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: Honda

VEHICLE MODEL: Accord

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Severe driver's side contact damage

INJURIES: Minor non incapacitating bumps and bruises

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On July 1, 2017 at approximately 0815 hours VSP Williston Troopers responded to the report of a two vehicle collision on I89 in Colchester

at MM96 NB. Investigation at the scene revealed that operator#1, Courtney L. Shortsleeve was driving erratically and sideswiped another vehicle while traveling north on the interstate. Speed was a contributing factor in this collision. Impairment was not a contributing factor. Shortsleeve was issued a citation for Negligent Operation and will be required to appear in Chittenden District Court on August 8, 2017 at 0830 hours.

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: N/A- Citation issued for Negligent Operation

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A           

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N (booking is pending on 07/03/17, cited roadside).

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Chittenden District Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 08/08/17 0830 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.