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August 10, 2017

VSP Traffic Operations/Careless & Negligent Operation-Excessive Speed

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#:17B203513
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: SSgt John Helfant                             
STATION:   VSP-Traffic Ops                  
CONTACT#:802-522-7262

DATE/TIME: August 10, 2017 @ 11:23 hrs
INCIDENT LOCATION: I89 SB MM 28 to 22, Bethel/Royalton
VIOLATION: Careless and Negligent Operation, Excessive Speed

ACCUSED:  Elizabeth Wise-Horan                                             
AGE: 19
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Needham, MA

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: State Police were traveling on I89 SB in an unmarked vehicle. Wise-Horan was also traveling on I89 SB and came up behind the Trooper and passed the unmarked State Police vehicle. State Police then paced Wise-Horan's, 2007 grey Ford Focus, between MM28 and MM22, at speeds of 100 to 110 mph in a posted 65mph zone. State Police also observed her changing lanes without signaling.

State Police stopped Wise-Horan, processed her at VSP Royalton and released her on citation to appear in Windsor Superior Court on October 17, 2017.


COURT ACTION: Y N
COURT DATE/TIME:  October 17, 2017          
COURT:Windsor
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    
BAIL:N/A
MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE


SSgt John Helfant
Vermont State Police
Traffic Operations
2777 St. George Rd
Williston, VT 05495
(802)522-7262