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Negligent Operation, Attempting To Elude a Police Officer

Jericks Hoose, 21, of Bennington, VT

Sgt. Emery

On 07/30/17, the Brattleboro Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for a motor vehicle infraction. The operator of the vehicle, Jericks Hoose, refused to stop. Hoose accelerated at a high rate of speed and crashed his vehicle into a tree on Estey Street. Brattleboro Fire and Rescue Inc arrived on scene and attended to Hoose and his 2 passengers. All three were transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Estey Street was closed for approximately 30 minutes due to emergency vehicles and the removal of the vehicle. Hoose was issued a citation for Gross Negligent Operation, Negligent Operation and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer. He will answer to these charges on 09/12/17 at the Windham County Superior Court, Criminal Division.