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August 7, 2017

WESTMINSTER BARRACKS / ARREST ON WARRANT

VSP Press Release - Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B105023

RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Nader Hashim                           

STATION: Westminster                    

CONTACT#: 802-254-2382

 

DATE/TIME: 08/06/2017 – 2342 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Putney Road, Brattleboro

VIOLATION: Arrest on warrant

 

ACCUSED:  Laurie A. Wheeler

AGE: 55

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Dummerston, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 08/06/2017, at approximately 11:42pm, a member of the Vermont State Police was on patrol on Putney Road, in Brattleboro, when they observed a vehicle operating with defective equipment.

                The trooper performed a motor-vehicle stop and further investigation revealed the operator, Laurie A. Wheeler, 55, of Dummerston, had a warrant for her arrest. Wheeler was arrested and transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility where she was held on $5000 bail.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE / TIME: 8/7/2017, at 08:00

COURT:  Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED:  Yes   LOCATION: SSCF

BAIL:  5000

MUG SHOT: No