Tag Archive for Vermont State Police

Colchester I-89 crash triggers second collision

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A car crash on Interstate 89 southbound in Colchester caused substantial backup Monday afternoon around 1:30 p.m., according to a Vermont State Police news release. Troopers from VSP’s Williston barracks responded to the crash, where they found two vehicles dispersed on both sides of the highway. Traffic between Exit 16 and 17 was slow-moving for…

Police urge safety after crashes

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Vermont State Police say a Colchester man crashed his car on Interstate 89 in Williston early last Tuesday morning after hydroplaning off the side of the road. Around 1:15 a.m. on August 8, troopers found 33-year-old Justin Haight’s car had hydroplaned off I-89, colliding with a construction message sign trailer, according to a press release.…

Traffic stop leads to arrest

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Vermont State Police say they stopped a Colchester man for speeding on Interstate 91 and found there was an active warrant issued for his arrest. Troopers identified the operator as Thomas E. Briere, 32, while conducting a traffic stop just before 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, according to a press release. Further investigation found…

Resident injured in fatal Duxbury crash

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Police say two Colchester residents were involved in a car crash that resulted in the death of a Warren woman on Thursday morning in Duxbury. An initial investigation shows 53-year-old Karen Fleming was driving her 2011 Honda CRV northbound on Route 100 when she crossed the center line and collided with a 2013 Ford Truck driven…

Police: Man charged with trafficking heroin

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Vermont State Police say a Colchester man was charged with possession of and trafficking heroin after a stop on Interstate 89 on Monday night. On Monday, June 19 just after 11:30 p.m., troopers responded to reports that a man, later identified as 29-year-old Shaun Lacross of St. Albans, was under the influence at a gas…

VSP: driver topped 100 mph on interstate-89

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Vermont State Police say a New Hampshire man drove at 102 mph on Interstate-89 in Colchester early Tuesday morning. Twenty-year-old Dambar K. Dhakal of Concord, N.H. was stopped traveling southbound in a 65 mph zone, according to a VSP press release. Troopers say a second vehicle was traveling at the same speed, and it appeared…