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May 13, 2020

Middlesex Barracks/ Motor vehicle pursuit

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#:20A301834
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Joseph Szarejko,
Trp. Brandon Degre                        
 
STATION: VSP Middlesex                    
CONTACT#: 802 229 9191

DATE/TIME: May 8, 2020 @ 1929 hours.
INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89 MM 61.4 South bound.
VIOLATION: DLS-C, Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, Grossly Negligent
Operation, Excessive Speed, Criminal Threatening, Aggravated Assault.

ACCUSED: Alexander T. Seagroves                                              
AGE: 26
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Westford, Vermont.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On May 8, 2020 at approximately 1929 hours, Vermont State
Police observed a black BMW traveling south bound on Interstate 89 in the Town
of Waterbury at an excessive rate of speed.  State Police attempted to initiate
a traffic stop on the vehicle and make contact with the operator.  The vehicle
subsequently accelerated to speeds in excess of 130 MPH on the Interstate.  The
pursuit continued into the Town of Montpelier.  The Montpelier Police Department
assisted in the pursuit along with the Berlin Police Department.  After the
operator of the vehicle was identified as Alexander T. Seagrovers State Police
terminated the pursuit a short time later.  Seagroves was apprehended at a later
date and time by the Burlington Police Department and lodged at the Southern
State Correctional Facility for charges brought forth by the Burlington Police
Department.  On May 13, 2020, Vermont State Police responded to the Southern
State Correctional Facility and issued Seagroves a citation to appear in
Washington County District Court on May 15, 2020 at 1100 hours to answer the
charges of DLS-C, Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, Grossly Negligent
Operation, Excessive Speed, Criminal Threatening, Aggravated Assault.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: May 15, 2020            
COURT: Washington County Court
LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility    
BAIL: No bail
MUG SHOT: NO



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