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December 21, 2019

News Release/Shaftsbury Barracks/Criminal DLS

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B304250

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt Todd Wilkins/Trooper Ben Irwin                              

STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                    

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 12/21/2019 at approximately 1455 hours.

INCIDENT LOCATION: VT Route 7A and Church St Shaftsbury, Vermont

VIOLATION: Criminal DLS

 

ACCUSED: Scott M. McConnell                                              

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: North Bennington, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On December 21, 2019 at approximately 1455 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police observed a 2002 Chevrolet Truck at the intersection of Church St and VT Route 7A in the Town of Shaftsbury without a valid inspection sticker.  Troopers stopped the vehicle, which was being operated by Scott McConnell of North Bennington.   Troopers discovered that McConnell’s privilege to operate was criminally suspended in the State of Vermont.  

 

McConnell was taken into custody and transported to the Shaftsbury State Police Barracks where he was processed and later released with a citation.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/20/2020 at 0815 hours.             

COURT: Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: Released with a 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.

 

 

Sergeant Todd Wilkins

Patrol Commander

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

(802) 442-5421