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November 14, 2017

Middlesex Barracks/DUI,C&N, LSA,Poss, Cruelty to child arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A304378                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Heather Flowers

STATION: Middlesex                      

CONTACT#: 229 9191

 

DATE/TIME: October 23, 2017 at 1640 hours

STREET: South Hill Rd

TOWN: Williamstown

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Graham Rd

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Taylor Crowningshield

AGE: 19   

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barre, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Camry

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: total

INJURIES: broken arm

HOSPITAL: Central Vermont Medical Center

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Ralph Whipple

AGE: 81    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chelsea, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Corolla

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Minor

INJURIES: No

HOSPITAL: No

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On October 23rd 2017, Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle

rollover in Williamstown. During their investigation Troopers learned that prior

to the rollover, the same vehicle was involved in a minor crash and fled the

scene. The investigation also revealed that Taylor Crowningshield was operating

under the influence of drugs, struck another vehicle after running a stop sign

and continued to travel a couple of miles before crashing and rolling her

vehicle again, all with her child in the vehicle. Crowningshield was released

with a citation for Orange County Court to answer the charges of Careless and

Negligent Operation, Driving Under the Influence, Leaving Scene of Accident,

Possession of Heroin, and Cruelty to a Child on November 22, 2017 at 0800 hours.

 

 

 

 

LODGED - LOCATION: N

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Orange County Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 11/22/2017     0800 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.

 




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