Man accused of driving 100 mphApril 03,2012
BURLINGTON — A Vermont man is accused of driving a stolen convertible more than 100 mph on the city’s Beltline and leading police on a brief chase.
Police say they started pursing the speeding car on Route 127, also called the Beltline, on Saturday night around 8 p.m.
Lt. Emmet Helrich says the driver tried to elude police and then abandoned the car and a female passenger. The Burlington Free Press reported the driver was identified as 31-year-old Brian Leclair, who was found later that night at the intersection of North Street and North Winooski Avenue.MORE IN This Just InThe state's decommissioning advisory panel should take stands on key issues. Full Story
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