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January 31, 2020

WILLISTON BARRACKS / ARREST ON WARRANTS x2, VIOLATION OF CONDITIONS OF RELEASE x4

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 20A100517

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Quealy                            

STATION: Williston                    

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 01-31-2020 @ 0101 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: I-89 Southbound, Mile Marker 85, Williston

VIOLATION:

              1. Arrest on Warrant (x2)

              2. Violation of Conditions of Release (x4)

              3. Unlawful Trespass

 

ACCUSED: John E. Baker                                               

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Northfield, VT

 

ACCUSED: Lindsey D. Bruzzesi

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On January 31st, 2020 at approximately 0101 hours a Trooper with VSP Williston conducted a motor vehicle stop on I-89 Southbound in the area of Mile Marker 85 in the town of Williston subsequent to an observed moving violation.

 

The operator of the vehicle was identified as John Baker (age 39) of Northfield, VT. Investigation revealed that there was an active warrant for Baker's arrest for a probation violation stemming from a prior domestic assault conviction. Baker was taken into custody without incident and ultimately lodged at Chittenden Regional Correctional Center on the warrant.

 

A passenger in the vehicle was identified as Lindsey Bruzzesi (age 35) of Colchester, VT. Investigation revealed that there was an active warrant for Bruzzesi's arrest for Retail Theft. She was taken into custody without incident. While in custody, it was learned that Bruzzesi was violating four separate sets of conditions of release by not abiding by court dates. Bruzzesi was also wanted by Colchester Police Department for a new charge of Unlawful Trespass.

 

Bruzzesi was ultimately lodged at Chittenden Regional Correctional Center on the warrant and issued citations for the new charges for later dates.

 

A third occupant of the vehicle was found to have a valid driver's license and no warrants, and was allowed to drive the vehicle from the scene.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y (Bruzzesi)

COURT DATE/TIME: VSP- 03/10/2020 @ 0830 hours, CPD- 02/27/2020 @ 0830 hours           

COURT: Chittenden

LODGED - LOCATION: Baker- Y, Bruzzesi- Y     

BAIL: Baker- $500, Bruzzesi- $50

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 Nathaniel Quealy

Vermont State Police- Williston Barracks

2777 St. George Road

Williston VT, 05495

Nathaniel.Quealy@vermont.gov

W- 802-878-7111

C- 802-585-0782