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January 11, 2019

New Release/Shaftsbury Field Station-False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B300107

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Wayne M. Godfrey                          

STATION: VSP Shaftsbury                   

CONTACT#: 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 01-11-2019 0938h

INCIDENT LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town) Sunderland Hill Road; Sunderland

VIOLATION: False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities

 

ACCUSED: Matthew J. Wilkinson                                            

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 01-11-2019 at approximately 0938 hours the Vermont State Police stopped Matthew J. Wilkinson (27) of Rutland, VT for a motor vehicle violation on Sunderland Hill Road, located in the Town of Sunderland, VT.

 

Upon speaking with Wilkinson, it was revealed he provided another name other than his own to elude officers of his true identity. Wilkinson was arrested, processed and later released on a criminal citation to appear in Bennington Superior Court, Criminal Division on 02-25-2019 at 0815 hours to answer to the charge of False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 02-25-2019 0815h           

COURT: BDC

MUG SHOT: INCLUDES IMAGE

 

*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 Wayne M. Godfrey (424) & K9 Tarawa

Vermont State Police-Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road Shaftsbury, VT 05261

Wayne.godfrey@vermont.gov