Steven Lopez, 39, of Chicopee MA will go before a judge after he was clocked speeding at 129 mph in Shaftsbury, state police say.
At 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, state troopers were monitoring traffic along U.S. Route 7 in Shaftsbury. Troopers observed Lopez’s vehicle overtake another vehicle and continue at a high rate of speed, which was confirmed to be 129 mph in a posted 55 mph speed zone.
Troopers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the operator as Lopez.
Lopez was issued a citation to appear in Bennington Superior Court – Criminal Division to answer to the charges of Careless and Negligent Operation and Excessive Speed. Lopez is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 17.
Police didn’t say what model of vehicle Lopez was driving.