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July 4, 2020

Shaftsbury Barracks/Excessive Speed

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 20B302184
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Tyler Silva                          
STATION: Shaftsbury                
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: July 4, 2020 at 1920 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: US Route 7, Shaftsbury, VT
VIOLATION: Excessive Speed

ACCUSED: Carmen Valente                                            
AGE: 48
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Troy, NY


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On July 4, 2020 at approximately 1920 hours, Troopers from the Shaftsbury Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle observed passing cars at a high rate of speed on US Route 7 in the Town of Shaftsbury. The vehicle was recorded travelling 89 MPH in a posted 55 MPH zone. The operator was identified as Carmen Valente (48) of Troy, NY. Valente was subsequently released on citation to appear at the Bennington County Superior Court-Criminal Division to answer to the charge of excessive speed. Valente was also issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint for speeding with a waiver penalty of $516 and two points.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: 9/14/20 at 0815            
COURT: Bennington
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    
BAIL: N/A
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.

Tpr. Tyler Silva & K9 Axel

Vermont State Police

B Troop-Shaftsbury

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262

Tel: 802-442-5421