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February 20, 2019

Middlesex State Police/DUI #1 Refusal

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 19A300858
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Joseph Szarejko                           
STATION: VSP Middlesex                     
CONTACT#: 802 229 9191

DATE/TIME: 2/16/2019 @ 2348 hours.
INCIDENT LOCATION: Vermont Route 100, Waterbury Vermont.
VIOLATION: DUI #1

ACCUSED: BRea Landberg                                               
AGE: 39
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Williston Vermont.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On February 16, 2019 at approximately 2348 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle collision located on Vermont Route 100 in the Town of Waterbury.  Further investigation revealed that Brea Landberg (DOB: 7/29/1979) was traveling south on Vermont Route 100 when she lost control of her vehicle and traveled off the roadway.  Further investigation revealed that Landberg had consumed alcohol earlier in the evening prior to traveling off the roadway.  Landberg was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Williston State Police Barracks for processing.  Landberg was released on a citation to appear in Washington County District Court on March 7, 2019 at 0830 hours to answer the charge of DUI #1.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: March 7, 2019 @ 0830 hours.          
COURT: Washington
LODGED - LOCATION:     
BAIL: None
MUG SHOT: Yes





Trooper Joseph Szarejko (264)
Vermont State Police
Troop "A" Middlesex Barracks
Phone # (802) 229-9191
FAX # (802) 229-2648
 
 
 

Rutland Barracks/ Saturation Patrol/ DUI Arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

SATURATION PATROL

 

On February 20, 2019, between 1700 and 1930 hours, Troopers from Rutland Barracks conducted a saturation patrol in the Towns of Mendon, Clarendon and Wallingford  (VT).  Troopers focused their efforts on stopping and arresting individuals operating under the influence of alcohol and / or drugs. 

 

While on patrol, Troopers conducted twelve (12) traffic stops, issuing multiple VCVC’s and warnings.  One (1) operator was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI). 

 

Sergeant Luke Hall

Patrol Commander

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Rutland Barracks- Troop B

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

 

Office: (802) 773-9101

Cell:

Email: Lucas.Hall@Vermont.Gov

 

 

ST. JOHNSBURY / UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT & AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A400993

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jason Danielsen                             

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 2/20/2019 at approximately 0152 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Beech Street, Gilman, VT

VIOLATION: 1st Degree Unlawful Restraint & Aggravated Assault

 

ACCUSED: Thomas Sline                                               

AGE: 38

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Gilman, VT

 

VICTIM: Christina Chamberlain

AGE: 36

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Dalton, NH

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 2/20/2019, at approximately 0152 hours, Vermont State

Troopers were notified of a dispute on Beech Street in the village of Gilman,

VT. Troopers were advised the victim, Christina Chamberlain (36), was able to

leave the residence and was at her residence in Dalton, NH. Investigation

revealed that Chamberlain was assaulted by Thomas Sline (38) with a baseball bat

and he threatened her with a knife. It was also revealed Sline held Chamberlain

against her will after she indicated she wanted to leave during the assault.

Troopers responded to Sline's residence and were unable to locate him.

 

On 2/20/2019, at approximately 1900 hours, Troopers arrived at Sline's residence

to execute a search warrant. During the search warrant Troopers located the bat

and knife used in the assault. Sline was also taken into custody to answer to

the above charges. Sline was later lodged for lack of $50,000 bail.

 

 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 2/21/2019 at 1230 hours           

COURT: Caledonia (for arraignment)

LODGED - LOCATION: Northeast Correctional Complex      

BAIL: $50,000

MUG SHOT: Attached

 

 

 

 

*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 Jason Danielsen

Vermont State Police

St. Johnsbury Barracks

Phone: (802) 748-3111

Fax: (802) 748-1585

 

Shaftsbury Barracks/Violation of Conditions of Release/Violation of Relief

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B300289

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper T. Sandberg                         

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                  

CONTACT#: (802)442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 02-20-19 (Date of Arrest)

INCIDENT LOCATION: Blue Spruce Lane, Dorset, VT

VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions of Release/Violation of Relief From Abuse

Order

 

ACCUSED: Jason C. Adams                                              

AGE: 41

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Peru, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

In January, 2019, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Shaftsbury Barracks were alerted to a report of a Violation of Conditions of Release and a Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order that occurred in 2018. After an extensive investigation, Troopers determined Jason C. Adams (41), violated his court imposed Conditions of Release and the Abuse Prevention Order by visiting a residence in Dorset. Adams was issued a citation to appear in Bennington County Superior Court on 03/12/19 at 09:00 hours.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 03-12-19/09:00 hours            

COURT: Bennington 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.

 

Trooper Thomas Sandberg

Vermont State Police-Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Road
Shaftsbury, VT 05262

thomas.sandberg@vermont.gov

 

ST ALBANS BARRACKS / Violation of condition of release

 

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 19A200875

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Brkovic                             

STATION: St. Albans                     

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

 

DATE/TIME: 02/20/2019 at 1800 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: South Road, Fairfield, VT

VIOLATION: Violation of condition of release

 

 

ACCUSED: Joshua C. Decker                                               

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fairfield, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 02/20/2019 VSP received a report of violation of conditions in the town of Fairfield. Subsequent investigation revealed Joshua Decker, 29 of Fairfield, was in violation.

Decker was located and placed under arrest. Decker was released on a citation to appear in Franklin County Superior Court for the above offense.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 02/21/2019 at 1100 hours           

COURT: Franklin District

LODGED – N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE

 

 

Trooper Bojan Brkovic

Vermont State Police- St Albans Barracks

140 Fisher Pond Road

St Albans, VT 05478

P: (802)-524-5993

F: (802)-527-1150

 

Williston barracks // Fugitive from Justice // DWI

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A100946

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Michelle Archer                           

STATION: Vermont State Police Williston Barracks                     

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: February 20, 2019 / 0957 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Upper Pleasant Valley Road, Cambridge, VT 05444

VIOLATION: Speed / Active Arrest Warrant / DUI

 

ACCUSED: Michael Edward Lipka II                                               

AGE: 43

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Cambridge, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On February 20, 2019 at approximately 9:57 AM, the Vermont State Police was traveling on Upper Pleasant Valley Road in the Town of Cambridge. A vehicle was observed traveling at a high rate of speed. The radar devise was activated and confirmed the vehicle to be traveling approximately 15 miles per hour over the posted speed limit. The Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop near the intersection of Julienne Lane. The operator was identified as Michael Edward Lipka II.


After further investigation, it was confirmed Lipka had an active arrest warrant for Burglary in the State of Texas. Lipka was taken into custody for being a Fugitive from Justice, a violation of Title 13 VSA 4955. Lipka was taken to the Williston Barracks for processing and was also processed for DUI.

Lipka was lodged at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Center with a set bail of $10,000 and conditions to appear in the Lamoille County Superior Court, Criminal Division.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Lamoille County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden County Correctional Center

BAIL: $10,000

MUG SHOT: INDICATE 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.


Royalton Barracks / Arrest Warrant

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#:19B200714

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Jonathan Duncan                          

STATION: Royalton Barracks                     

CONTACT#: (802)-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 02/20/2019 @ 1507 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Pomfret Rd. Pomfret, VT

VIOLATION: Arrest Warrant

 

ACCUSED: William Spinks                                               

AGE: 38

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Tunbridge, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On the above date and time, Vermont State Police conducted

a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation. During the traffic stop, it

was discovered that the operator, William Spinks, had a warrant for his

arrest. Spinks was taken into custody and transported to the Royalton State

Police Barracks. Spinks was released on a citation upon posting bail at the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 02/21/2019 1230 hours           

COURT: Rutland County Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A   

BAIL: $200

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

*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.

Shaftsbury Barracks / Criminal DLS

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 19B300544

TROOPER: Steven Gelder                                                                 

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: February 20, 2019 / 0755 hrs

LOCATION: Manchester, VT

VIOLATION: Operating after suspension of license – Criminal offense

 

ACCUSED: Tina Stern

AGE: 40

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On February 20, 2019 at approximately 0755 hours, Vermont State Troopers were conducting traffic enforcement on US RT 7, Manchester, when a vehicle was observed driving northbound in excess of the posted speed limit of 55 MPH. The operator was identified as Tina Stern of Bennington, Vermont. Through the course of investigation, it was determined Stern was operating the motor vehicle while criminally suspended. Stern was subsequently issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Bennington Criminal Division on April 1, 2019.

 

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No / Released on citation 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, Bennington

COURT DATE/TIME: April 1, 2019 at 0830 hrs

           

*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.


SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS / CRIMINAL DLS

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#:19B300546

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Nicholas J Cervero                          

STATION:  Shaftsbury                   

CONTACT#: (802)4425421

 

DATE/TIME: 02/20/2019  -  1330 Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Elm Street, Bennington, Vermont 

VIOLATION: Criminal DLS

 

ACCUSED: Walter Sumner JR

AGE: 48

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the afternoon of 02/20/2019, Troopers from the Shaftsbury Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle being operated by Sumner (48).  Investigation revealed that Sumner’s license to operate a motor vehicle was under criminal suspension.  Subsequently, Sumner was  arrested and processed for Criminal DLS.  Sumner was issued a citation to appear in Bennington Superior Court, Criminal Division on Monday, April 1, 2019, at 0815 hours, to answer for the charge as mentioned above. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: Monday, April 1, 2019 at 0815 AM          

COURT: Bennington

     

 

MUG SHOT: N

 

 

 

 

*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

 

Rutland Barracks/Saturation Patrol

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

SATURATION PATROL

On February 20, 2019, during the morning hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks conducted a saturation patrol on Routes 4 and 7,

in the Towns of Clarendon and Rutland. The purpose of the patrol was to enforce motor vehicle laws, and promote safe driving on our roadways. 

 

During the patrol, Troopers conducted 16 vehicle stops, issuing 5 Vermont Civil Violation Complaints, and 11 State Police Written Warnings for the

observed violations.

 

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Royalton Barracks / DLSC

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  19B200709

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Joseph Pregent                           

STATION:             Royalton                               

CONTACT#:        234-9933             

 

DATE/TIME:        2-20-19

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89 / Sharon

VIOLATION:        Operating after suspension or revocation; Criminal

 

ACCUSED:  Brandi Lynn Briggs                                             

AGE:      39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: South Royalton, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On February 20, 2019 at 9:06 AM Vermont State Police stopped Brandi Lynn Briggs

for a minor motor vehicle violation on Interstate 89 in the Town of Sharon.  A

standard motor vehicle records check found Briggs license to be criminally

suspended.

 

Briggs was arrested without incident and transported to the Royalton State

Police Barracks. Briggs was later released on a criminal citation to appear in

Windsor County Superior Court; Criminal Division on March 26, 2019 to answer to

the charge of Operating after suspension or revocation; Criminal.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 3-26-19 / 0800            

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court; Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION:    N/A  

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE

 

 

 

*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.

Daily Incident Summary - February 20th, 2019

 

Royalton Barracks / Trafficking Heroin and Fentanyl

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B200706

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jeremy Lyon                             

STATION: Royalton Barracks                  

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 2-19-19/1630 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: I-91, exit 9, Hartland

VIOLATION: Trafficking Heroin/Transportation into the State (heroin)/Trafficking

Fentanyl/Transportation into the State (fentanyl)

 

ACCUSED: John Barbera                                               

AGE: 51

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Royalton, VT

 

ACCUSED: Randall Green                                               

AGE: 54

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Royalton, VT

 

ACCUSED: Shannon Barry                                               

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Royalton, VT

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 2-19-19, Troopers from the Vermont State Police - Royalton Barracks stopped Green for a minor motor vehicle violation. Investigation revealed roadside with the assistance of a VSP K9 that the occupants were in possession of a large amount of heroin and fentanyl. Troopers located approximately 3000 bags of the drugs after a search of the vehicle. All 3 occupants were taken into custody and transported to the Royalton Barracks for processing. All 3 were later lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of bail.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 2-20-19 @ 1230 hrs            

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court

LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility     

BAIL: Barbera-65,000

BAIL: Green-65,000

BAIL: Barry-30,000

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

*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.

St. Johnsbury Barracks / Burglary

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A400989

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Justin Thompson                           

STATION: St. Johnsbury                

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 02-19-19 / approximately 2255 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Dunn Mountain RD, Sheffield

VIOLATION: Burglary

 

ACCUSED: Unknown                                              

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

VICTIM: Joshua Petelle

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sheffield

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 02-19-19, at approximately 2255 hours, Vermont State

Police responded to a residence on Dunn Mountain Rd., Sheffield, for a report of

a suspicious vehicle. While Troopers were responding the caller reported someone was trying to kick the front door open. When Troopers arrived the suspicious vehicle was gone and no suspicious person was located. Investigation revealed that several copper pipes were stolen from a garage. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-222-4680.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 19, 2019

News Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
INCIDENT

CASE#: 19A200867                                           
RANK/TROOPER Josh Hansell
STATION: VSP- Saint Albans                                            
CONTACT#: (802)524-5993

DATE/TIME: 19:19 02/19/2019
STREET: Interstate 89 South
TOWN: Swanton
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS:
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 118
WEATHER: Clear         
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry


SUMMARY OF Incident:

On February 19, 2019 at approximately 19:19 hours, a motor vehicle stop was conducted on Interstate 89 Southbound in Swanton. The operator was identified as Randi Chevrier (28) of Alburg  Chevrier showed signs of impairment and was subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. Chevrier was later released with a citation to appear in Franklin County Superior Court to answer to the charge of DUI.
               


LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT: Franklin County
COURT DATE/TIME: 03/25/2019     1100 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.




Trooper Josh Hansell
Vermont State Police – St. Albans Barracks
140 Fisher Pond Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
P: 802-524-5993
F: 802-527-1150

Williston Barracks/ Driving License Suspended

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19A100934

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Bradley Miller                            

STATION: Williston                     

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 2/19/19 1822 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89S, mile marker 100, Milton, Vermont

VIOLATION: Driving License Suspended.

 

ACCUSED: Caleb Holden                                              

AGE: 25

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 2/19/19 at approximately 1822 hours, Vermont State Police conducted a traffic stop for an observed moving violation. The operator, Caleb Holden (25), was found to have a criminally suspended license. Holden was placed under arrest and transported to the Williston State Police Barracks for processing. He was later released with a citation to appear before Chittenden Criminal Court.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 3/21/19  0815 hours     

COURT: Chittenden

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

*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 Bradley Miller

Vermont State Police Williston

2777 St. George Road

Williston, Vermont 05495

(802) 878-7111

 

Shaftsbury Barracks/False Information to a Police Officer

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B300428

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper T. Sandberg                           

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                    

CONTACT#: (802)442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 02-10-19/approximately 00:30 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Gore Road Park

VIOLATION: False Reports to Law Enforcement Officers

 

ACCUSED: Osman S. Padilla                                                

AGE: 19

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: El Paso, TX

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 02-10-2019 at approximately 00:30 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Shaftsbury Barracks responded to an agency assist from the Bennington Police Department for assistance with a noise disturbance stemming from Gore Road Trailer Park. Investigation revealed a majority of the partiers were under the age of 21 and had consumed alcohol. Officers and Troopers issued Diversion Paperwork to all underage partiers.

 

Troopers later discovered one of the partiers, identified as Osman S. Padilla (19), had provided a false name and identity to responding law enforcement officers. Padilla was issued a citation to appear in Bennington County Superior Court Criminal Division on 03/25/19 to answer to the charge.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 03-25-19/08:15         

COURT: Bennington 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.

 

Trooper Thomas Sandberg

Vermont State Police-Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Road
Shaftsbury, VT 05262

thomas.sandberg@vermont.gov

 

Rutland Barracks / DUI #2

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 19B400796

TROOPER RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Zachariah Shaughnessy

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: February 19, 2019,/ Approximately 1815 hours

LOCATION: US Route 4 / Rutland Town

VIOLATION: DUI #2

 

ACCUSED: Judith A Tracy              

AGE: 58

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brandon, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On February 19, 2018, at approximately 1815 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police – Rutland Barracks were investigating a complaint when they were made aware that one of the parties involved may be driving impaired. The female, Judith Tracy of Brandon, VT, displayed signs of impairment and was screened for DUI.

Tracy was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the State Police Barracks in Rutland Town to be processed for driving under the influence.

Tracy was later released with a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on March 11, 2019, at 0830 hours to answer to the charge.

 

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes, attached

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: March 11, 2019 / 0830 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.

 

 

Westminster Barracks / Driving with a suspended license

STATE OF VERMONT

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

INCIDENT: Driving with a suspended license

 

CASE #:  19B100962

 

TROOPER: Sgt. Travis Valcourt                                   STATION: Westminster       

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME:  02/19/2019 @ 4:47 pm

 

LOCATION (specific): Coolidge Highway, Guilford

 

VIOLATION: Vehicle Operation – License Suspended

 

ACCUSED:  Mr. Morgan J Scott                         

AGE: 22

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Guilford, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On February 2, 2019 at approximately 4:47 pm, a member of the Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle on Coolidge Highway (US RT 5) in Guilford, Windham County, for an equipment violation.  Investigation revealed that the vehicle’s operator, Mr. Morgan J Scott of Guilford, as operating the vehicle after his license had been criminal suspended.

 

Mr. Scott was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department for processing.  After processing Mr. Scott was released on a citation to report to the Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division in Windham on March 26, 2019 at 8:00 am for arraignment.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE:  03/26/2019 @ 08:00 am          

COURT: Windham

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

*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.

 

Shaftsbury Barracks/ Criminal DLS

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B300539

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Colin Shepley                             

STATION: Shaftsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 02/19/2019 at 1604 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Park Street Bennington, Vermont

VIOLATION: Criminal DLS

 

ACCUSED: Nicole Huntington                                               

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 02/19/2019 at approximately 1604 hours, Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for an equipment violation on Park Street in the Town of Bennington. During the course of the stop the operator, Nicole Huntington was found to have a criminally suspended license.

 

Huntington was arrested and transported to the Shaftsbury Barracks for processing. At the conclusion of processing, Huntington was released with a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division on 04/01/2019 at 0815 hours.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 04/01/2019            

COURT: Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Released with citation.    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

*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

 

 

VSP St. Albans News Release/Saturation Patrol

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. Michael Aamodt

                             

STATION:  St. Albans

                   

DATE/TIME: 02-19-19

 

INCIDENT LOCATION: Fairfield

                    

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 02-19-19 Vermont State Police in St. Albans conducted a saturation patrol in the town of Fairfield. The purpose of the patrol was to enforce motor vehicle laws, and promote safe driving on our roadways.

St. Johnsbury Barracks Crash

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 18A400880                                                    

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Tylor Rancourt

STATION: VSP St. Johnsbury                                   

CONTACT#: (802)748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 2/13/2019 1217 hours

STREET: US Route 5

TOWN: West Burke

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Hayden Crossing

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Cloudy         

ROAD CONDITIONS: Snow/Slush Covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Timothy Roberts

AGE: 60     

SEAT BELT? (X)Y/N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Burke, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2007

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevrolet

VEHICLE MODEL: Silverado

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive front end damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Ashli Mathews

AGE: 32    

SEAT BELT? (X)Y/N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Burke, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006

VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota

VEHICLE MODEL: Tacoma

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Extensive front end and front passenger corner damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

One the above date and time the Vermont State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on US Route 5 in the Town of West Burke near the intersection of Hayden Crossing. Investigation revealed that Timothy Roberts, 60 of West Burke, turned south onto US Route 5 from Hayden Crossing. At the same time Ashli Mathews, 32 of West Burke, was traveling north on US Route 5. Mathews reported when Roberts pulled in front of her she tried to brake and swerve toward the south bound lane to avoid Roberts vehicle. Roberts reported he had completely pulled into the south bound lane when Mathews struck him in her vehicle. The roadway was slippery at the time of the crash due to slush and snow and were a contributing circumstance in the crash. Additionaly, Roberts view of US Route 5 was obstructed by snowbanks along the roadway. Roberts failed to yield to oncoming traffic on US Route 5 which ultimately resulted in the crash. He was not issued for his violation of motor vehicle law due to contributing circumstances.

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: N/A

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y/(X)N

COURT ACTION: Y/(X)N

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 Tylor Rancourt

St. Johnsbury Barracks – Troop A

1068 US Route 5; Suite 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

Westminster Barracks//02-18/2019//Crash With Injury

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 19B100945                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Zachary Van Valkenburgh

STATION: Westminster Field Station                                       

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 02/18/19 at approximately 12:30 PM

STREET: VT-100

TOWN: Whitingham

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Elwin Lane

WEATHER: Light snow fall and below freezing temperatures        

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet/slick/snow covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jonathan Palmer

AGE: 39    

SEAT BELT? Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Meriden, CT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Freightliner

VEHICLE MODEL: Tractor Trailer

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Damage to the cab and drive-train

INJURIES: Yes

HOSPITAL: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On 02/18/19, at approximately 12:30PM, Troopers from the Vermont State Police

Westminster Barracks were alerted to a motor vehicle crash on VT-100, near the

intersection of Elwin Lane in the Town of Whitingham, Vermont.

 

Initial investigation revealed that vehicle #1 was traveling southbound on VT

Route 100 near Elwin Lane in Whitingham, VT, when the operator lost control of

the vehicle, left his lane of travel and collided with the guardrail on the

northbound side.  Upon collision, the vehicle jackknifed, went up over the snow

bank and became lodged on the guardrail coming to an uncontrolled rest, blocking

the northbound lane.

 

The operator was transported by Deerfield Valley Rescue to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for back pain.

 

Due to this crash, VT-100 was closed in both directions for approximately 1.5

hours.

 

The Vermont State Police was assisted by Deerfield Valley Rescue, Whitingham

Fire and Rescue and A's Towing. 

 

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: 3320456 for Title 23 V.S.A. 1081(A), for operating vehicle 1 on a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions present. 

 

 

*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 Zachary Van Valkenburgh

Vermont State Police

Troop B- Westminster

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Putney, Vermont 05346

O: 802-722-4600