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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Woman arrested for driving with a suspended license


Incident: 21WHC004900
Date: 12/13/2021
Location: Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Corporal Jalava

Accused: Michelle Benjamin
Age: 26
City & State of Residence: Springfield Vermont

Charges: Criminal DLS

While on an unrelated motor vehicle stop resulting in a tow truck removing a vehicle, a red sedan came within less than two (2) feet of hitting the tow truck operator. Corporal Jalava immediately stopped the vehicle and identified the female operator as Michelle Benjamin of Springfield Vermont. Corporal Jalava learned that Benjamin’s license was criminally suspended. Benjamin was issued a ticket for 23 VSA 1056b “Move Over Law”, and released on a citation to appear at the Windham County Superior Court – Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 1/25/21