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Criminal DLS
Posted on 1/20/15

Summary of Incident:
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Criminal DLS (Driving License Suspended)
CASE#: 15RY00043
OFFICER: Breault
CONTACT#: 763-7776

DATE/TIME: 1/20/2015 / 0843
LOCATION: Route 14, Sharon
VIOLATION: Criminal DLS

ACCUSED: Justin D. Beams
AGE: 30
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bethel, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On this date and time a Royalton police officer conducted a traffic stop on a Pontiac Grand Am. The operator, Justin D. Beams, 30, of Bethel, was operating with a criminally suspended license. Beams was taken into custody and processed at Royalton PD. Beams was cited to appear in Windsor County Court on March 10, 2015.



Possession of Heroin
Posted on 1/16/15

Summary of Incident:
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Heroin Possession

CASE#: 15RY00033
ARRESTING OFFICERS: Breault, Fredholm
CONTACT#: 802-763-7776

DATE/TIME: 01/15/2015 / 2000 hours
LOCATION: Lower Eaton's Trailer Park

VIOLATION: Possession of Heroin

ACCUSED: Augustus J. Wing
AGE: 18
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: South Royalton, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On Thurs., Jan 15 at approximately 8pm officers from the Royalton Police Department assisted Probation and Parole at a residence at Lower Eaton's Trailer Park after receiving a report of drug activity occurring at the time. Royalton police arrested Augustus J. Wing, 18, of South Royalton for possession of heroin after Wing was found to be in possession of a misdemeanor amount of heroin and paraphernalia. Wing was taken into custody without incident and processed at Royalton PD. He was later released with a citation to appear in Windsor Criminal Court in March.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: March 10, 2015
COURT: Windsor
MUG SHOT: N



Arrest on Warrant
Posted on 1/6/15

Summary of Incident:
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CASE#: 15RY00011
OFFICER(S): Chief Hull, Officer Breault
CONTACT#: 763-7776

DATE/TIME: 1/6/15 1415 hours
LOCATION: Chelsea Street, South Royalton
VIOLATION: Arrest on Warrant

ACCUSED: Todd Allen Swasey
AGE: 18
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: South Royalton, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On Tues., Jan 6 at 1138 hours the Royalton Police Department posted several mugshots and descriptions of individuals from Royalton with outstanding arrest warrants on the department's Facebook page.

Shortly after, at 1410 hours RPD received a tip from a Facebook user that above individual was at a local business on Chelsea Street in South Royalton. Officers located Swasey and he was taken into custody on the warrant without incident. The warrant was for failure to appear on two counts of Operating Without Owner's Consent (automobile theft). Swasey was transported to Southern State Correctional Facility and held on $2500.00 bail.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 1/7/15 at 1230 hours
COURT: Windsor
LODGED - LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility
BAIL: $2500.00
MUG SHOT: Y



Criminal DLS
Posted on 12/23/14

Summary of Incident:
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CASE#: 14RY00639
OFFICER: Breault
CONTACT#: 802-763-7776

DATE/TIME: 12/23/2014 1:50pm
LOCATION: VT Route 14 / Fay Brook Road in Sharon
VIOLATION: Driving License Suspended Criminally

ACCUSED: Daniel Wood
AGE: 26
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sharon, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On Dec. 23, 2014 at approximately 1350 hours, Royalton police stopped a 2002 Dodge Dakota on Route 14 near Fay Brook Road in Sharon. The operator, Daniel Wood, 26, of Sharon, was driving with a criminally suspended license. Wood was cited to appear in Windsor Criminal Division on Feb. 3, 2014 at 0800 to answer to the charge.