STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Criss
DATE/TIME: 09/10/2023 at approximately 0741 hours
STREET: Twitchell Hill Road
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: N/A
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry, blacktop
ACCUSED: Kiona Kinney
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shaftsbury, VT
VIOLATIONS: Leaving the Scene of an Accident (Duty to stop)
VEHICLE YEAR: 2016
VEHICLE MAKE: Ford
VEHICLE MODEL: Focus
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate front-end damage
SUMMARY OF CRASH/INCIDENT:
On the above date and time, the Vermont State Police responded to a crash with property damage on Twitchell Hill Road in the Town of Shaftsbury. Investigation revealed a motor vehicle had failed to maintain lanes for travel, where the vehicle collided with two mailboxes, continued through people’s front yards, and left the scene. The operator of the motor vehicle failed to stop and report the incident to the State Police.
Troopers found probable cause to charge Kiona Kinney (28) from Shaftsbury, VT, with the offense of Leaving the Scene of an Accident (Duty to stop).
Kinney was also issued two Vermont Civil Violation Complaints for operating without liability insurance and plates not assigned, totaling $324.00 in fines and two points. Kinney was released on a criminal citation to answer the offense at a later date and time.
VERMONT CIVIL VIOLATION COMPLAINTS: T23 VSA 800(a) – Operating without Liability Insurance & T23 VSA 513 – Misuse of Number Plates
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: 10/30/23 at 8:15 A.M.
COURT: Bennington County Superior Court - Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
MUG SHOT: N/A
*Please note the court date and time are subject to change at the court’s discretion. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm the arraignment time.