Cpl. Donald Sweet
RANK/DEPUTY FULL NAME: Corporal Donald Sweet
INCIDENT LOCATION: Route 7 / Lake Dunmore Rd
DATE/TIME: June 02, 2023, 05:43 PM
VIOLATION: Criminal DLS, Attempt to Elude, Gross Negligent Operation
ACCUSED: Joshua Litch
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Whiting
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 06/02/2023, Cpl. Sweet was conducting traffic enforcement on Route 7 in the town of Salisbury. He observed a motor vehicle violation by a motorcycle and attempted to conducted a traffic stop. While attempting to stop the bike, the motorcycle continued to accelerate and began passing vehicles on the shoulder of the road in an attempt to get away. Cpl. Sweet eventually was able to catch up and get the motorcycle to pull over. The operator was identified as Joshua Litch (28) of Whiting. During the course of the stop, it was discovered that Litch had a criminally suspended license. He was issued a ticket for speeding and a citation to appear in court on 08/28/2023 at 12:30 PM to answer to the charges of Criminal DLS, Attempting to Elude, and Gross Negligent Operation.
COURT DATE/TIME*: August 28, 2023, 12:30 PM
*Please note: court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.