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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Woman facing slew of charges after arrest in Richmond

RICHMOND — A 24-year-old woman from South Burlington was arrested on multiple charges following an incident in Richmond yesterday.

Authorities say they were notified of a vehicle in the median of exit 11 on I-89 at around 6:15 p.m.

Police located the vehicle and sole occupant who initially refused to identify herself and then allegedly provided troopers with a false name when they arrived.

The driver was eventually identified as Mary Moravek.

While speaking with Moravek, several indicators of impairment were detected.

Moravek was advised she was being placed under arrest for the suspicion of driving under the influence, at which point she allegedly physically resisted and assaulted troopers.

During the course of the altercation, police say Moravek kicked and attempted to spit on them.

One trooper was “headbutted” and kicked into the passing lane of the interstate.

She was taken into custody and transported to the Williston Barracks for processing.

She is facing charges of aggravated assault, assault on a protected professional (x2), assault on a protected professional with bodily fluids, resisting arrest, negligent operation, false information to a police officer, DUI #2 criminal refusal.

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