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May 10, 2018

Westminster Barracks/ Motor Vehicle Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 18B102754                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Colin Shepley

STATION: Westminster                                 

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 05/10/2018 at approximately 1006 hours.

STREET: US Route 5

TOWN: Dummerston

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Middle Road

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Michaela M. Ruggiero

AGE: 22     

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brattleboro, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002

VEHICLE MAKE: Buick

VEHICLE MODEL: LeSabre

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front left tire, front bumper

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On the above date and time, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a one car motor vehicle crash on Route 5 in the Town of Dummerston.

 

Upon arrival vehicle #1 was identified as a 2002 Buick LeSabre with Vermont Registration HDF335 and the operator was identified as Michaela M. Ruggiero of Brattleboro, Vermont.

 

Investigation revealed Ruggiero was operating south on Route 5 when she fell asleep and subsequently crossed over the northbound lane and struck a rock ledge. There were no injuries to the operator or the juvenile passenger. Vermont State Police were assisted on scene by J&M Towing.

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint T23 VSA 601 (Operating with an expired license). Written warning for T23 VSA 1038 (Roadways laned for traffic).

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A           

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

COURT ACTION: N/A

COURT: N/A

COURT DATE/TIME: N/A

 

 

 

*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.

 

 

Trooper Colin Shepley 

Vermont State Police - Westminster   

1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Tel. (802) 722-4600  

Fax. (802) 722-4690

 

 




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