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July 4, 2017

WILLISTON BARRACKS/ NEGLIGENT OPERATION

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A103018

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Barone                              

STATION: Williston                  

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: July 3, 2017 at 11:35 pm

LOCATION: Interstate 189 westbound

VIOLATION: Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Joshua Riopel                                                

AGE: 20

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Swanton, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On July 3, 2017 at approximately 11:35 pm, Vermont State Police observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 189 at 96 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. State Police stopped the vehicle and identified the operator as Joshua Riopel. Riopel was taken into custody for Negligent Operation and transported to the Williston State Police Barracks without incident. Riopel was released with a citation to appear in Chittenden Superior Criminal Court on August 22, 2017. 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 08/22/2017           

COURT: Chittenden Superior Criminal Court

LODGED - LOCATION: No    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

 

 

 

*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.