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November 18, 2019

Westminster barracks/CRASH, suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 19B106608
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jeff Hudon
STATION: Westminster
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: November 18, 2019 at 9:30 A.M.
STREET: Route 5
TOWN: Putney
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Old Stage Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:
WEATHER: clear
ROAD CONDITIONS: clear, blacktop

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Jared E. Butler
AGE: 43      
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Putney, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2017
VEHICLE MAKE: Jeep
VEHICLE MODEL: Renegade
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: heavy front end
INJURIES: none
HOSPITAL: N/A

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On November 18, 2019, at approximately 9:30 A.M. Troopers from the Westminster barracks responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 5 in Putney. It was reported, that the male operator had fled the scene after the crash. Members of the Putney Fire Department located the operator, Jared Butler, a short distance from the crash scene. Butler was transported back to the scene and was medically cleared. Butler was found to have a criminally suspended Vermont operators license. Butler was taken into custody, transported to the Westminster barracks and issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.    

LODGED - No
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Yes
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT: Windham Superior, Criminal Division
COURT DATE/TIME: 12/17/2019     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.



Trooper Jeff Hudon
Vermont State Police
Westminster Barracks, Troop B
Mailing: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd
                Putney, VT. 05346
PH: (802)722-4600
Fax:(802)722-4691