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May 15, 2018

St. Albans Barracks / LSA Arrest / Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

LSA ARREST / MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  18A202358                       

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Cody Sholtes

STATION: St. Albans                                          

CONTACT#: (802) 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: May 15, 2018 at approximately 1515 hours

STREET: Vermont Route 108

TOWN: Bakersfield

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Pudvah Hill Road

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Cedric C. White

AGE: 17

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Fairfield, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2011

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Taurus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front End

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Tina Ovitt

AGE: 51

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bakersfield, Vermont

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2011

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru         

VEHICLE MODEL: Impreza

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Rear end

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On May 15, 2018, at approximately 1515 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police-St. Albans Barracks responded to a two car motor vehicle crash located on Vermont Route 108, at the intersection of Pudvah Hill Road, in the Town of Bakersfield, Vermont. Troopers were advised that one of the vehicles that was involved in the crash had fled the scene.

Investigation revealed that vehicle #1, a 2011 Ford Taurus, was being operated by Cedric White (17) and vehicle #2, a 2011 Subaru Impreza, was being operator by Tina Ovitt (51). It was determined that vehicle #1 struck vehicle #2 on Vermont Route 108 at the intersection of Pudvah Hill Road in the Town of Bakersfield, Vermont. Vehicle #1 then fled the scene of the crash.

Vehicle #1 sustained minor damage to the front end of the vehicle. Vehicle #2 sustained minor damage to the rear end of the vehicle. No injuries were reported as a result of the crash.  

White was released on citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on June 25, 2018 at 1300 hours, to answer to the charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Pending

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Franklin County

COURT DATE/TIME: June 25, 2018 at 1300 hours              

 

 

Trooper Cody Sholtes

Vermont State Police- St Albans Barracks

140 Fisher Pond Road

St Albans, VT 05478

P: (802)-524-5993

F: (802)-527-1150