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February 1, 2020

Shaftsbury Barracks // Negligent Operation

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS INCIDENT              

                                                                                                   

CASE#: 20B300355

TROOPER RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Shawn Sommers                                                                        

STATION: Shaftsbury                     

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: January 31, 2020 at approximately 2247 hours

LOCATION: US Route 7, Sunderland, VT

VIOLATION: 1.) Negligent Operation

ACCUSED: William F. Seitter

AGE: 57

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ridgewood, NJ

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On January 31, 2020 at approximately 2247 hours, Troopers with the Vermont State Police –Shaftsbury Barracks observed a vehicle traveling in excess of 80 MPH on US Route 7, in the Town of Sunderland, Vermont. Prior to initiating a traffic stop, Troopers observed the vehicle swerve over the center yellow line into oncoming traffic.  The operator was identified as William F. Seitter. Seitter advised to police he was using a hand held electronic device at the time of the incident. Setter was cited to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division to answer to the charge of Negligent Operation and released from the scene.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME:  March 23rd , 2020 at 0815 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 Shawn Sommers

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury,VT 05262