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Two-car MVA
Posted on 12/2/2014

Summary of Incident:
PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 14RY00603
OFFICER: Breault
CONTACT#: 802-763-7776

DATE/TIME: 12/2/14 / 1255 hours
LOCATION: VT Route 107 at McCullough Run in Royalton, VT

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Alice Lamson
AGE: 68
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pomfret, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2012 Subaru Impreza
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Totaled

VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: Amber Eisler
AGE: 34
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Royalton, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2006 Ford Freestyle
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: Rear end bumper damage

INJURIES
V # / NAME / CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE / AGE / SEAT BELT? / NATURE OF INJURY
V1 / Alice Lamson / Pomfret, VT / 68 / Yes / Bruising on lower leg/ankle

HOSPITAL: N/A
WEATHER: Clear/partly cloudy
ROAD COND: Dry

SUMMARY OF CRASH:
On Tues., Dec. 2, at approximately 1255 hours officers from the Royalton Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash on VT Route 107 near McCullough Run in the Town of Royalton.

Upon arrival and after investigation, police determined Vehicle 1 rear-ended Vehicle 2, which was stopped to yield to westbound traffic while waiting to turn left onto McCullough Run.

Vehicle 1, a 2012 Subaru Impreza driven by Alice Lamson, 68 of Pomfret, sustained major front end damage and airbag deployment and Lamson sustained minor injuries and bruising to her lower leg and ankle. Operator 2, Amber Eisler, 34, of Royalton was not injured and her vehicle, a 2006 Ford Freestyle sustained rear end damage.

COURT ACTION: No



Foot chase, DLS, Resisting Arrest, Etc.
Posted on 11/24/2014

Summary of Incident:
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-DLS, Foot Chase, Resisting Arrest, & More-
CASE#: 14RY00599 and 14D304668
OFFICER: Breault
ASSISTING TROOPERS: Sgt. Helfant, Cpl. Feeney, Trooper Harvey, Trooper Blais, Trooper Arlington, K-9 Maximus
CONTACT#: Town of Royalton Police Department - 802-763-7776

DATE/TIME: Nov. 24, 2014 at 1505 hours
LOCATION: Upper Eaton's Trailer Park, VT Route 110, Mill Road (South Royalton)
VIOLATION: Driving License Suspended 2nd Offense, Violating Conditions of Release, Resisting Arrest, Attempting to Elude, Escape from Custody

ACCUSED: Dale Edward Byam
AGE: 38
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Tunbridge, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On Mon., Nov. 24 at approximately 1505, an officer from the Royalton Police Department stopped a motor vehicle for multiple violations at the Upper Eaton's Trailer Park in South Royalton. The officer made contact with the operator, identified as Dale E. Byam, 38, of Tunbridge. Byam was operating with a criminally suspended license, and in violation of current conditions of release (24 hour curfew and not to leave Orange County without the court's permission).

When the officer was taking Byam into custody, Byam resisted arrest and led the officer on a foot chase. Byam crossed the river onto VT Route 110 and continued to run. Several troopers from the VT State Police Royalton barracks arrived to assist in apprehending Byam, as well as the barracks' newest member K-9 Maximus. Byam was located in the woods and was apprehended at approximately 1538 hours.

Byam was transported to Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield and held on $5,000 bail. Charges include Driving With License Suspended #2, Violating Conditions of Release, Resisting Arrest, Attempting to Elude, and Escape from Custody. Byam is due to appear in Windsor County Court on Tuesday at 1230 PM.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 11/25/2014 at 1230 HRS.
COURT: Windsor Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION: Springfield SSCF
BAIL: $5,000 cash / surety
MUG SHOT: Y