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September 13, 2017

ST. JOHNSBURY / ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE & CARELESS AND NEGLIGENT OPERATION

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A404736

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Jason Danielsen                             

STATION: St. Johnsbury, VT                     

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 9/1/2017 at approximately 0815 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Vermont Route 15 Walden, VT

VIOLATION: Grossly Careless and Negligent Operation, Excessive Speed, Attempting

to Elude, Violation of Conditions of Release, and Criminal DLS.

 

ACCUSED: Robert Dragon                                               

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hardwick, VT

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 9/1/2017, at approximately 0815 hours, Vermont State

Police initiated a pursuit on a vehicle being operated by Robert Dragon (27) on

Route 15 in Walden, VT. Troopers pursued the vehicle for approximately 4 miles

at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. The pursuit was terminated near Noyestar

Road due to speeds, traffic, time of day, and knowledge of the operator. Dragon

was unable to be located following the pursuit, but was cited by the Hardwick

Police Department on 9/11/2017 for 10/23/2017.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 10/23/2017 at 0830 hours           

COURT: Caledonia County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION:  N/A    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Not Available.

 

 

 

 

*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.