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April 10, 2016

FW: press release-4/9/16-St ALbans- DUI, Gross careless and negligent operation


                                              STATE OF VERMONT

                                                DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

                                                     VERMONT STATE POLICE




TROOPER: Anderson, Corporal  George Rodriguez, Chittenden County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Stebbins.                                                    

STATION: St Albans                  

CONTACT#: 524-5993


DATE/TIME: 4/9/16 @ 19:07 hrs

LOCATION: I89N mm 111

VIOLATION: DUI, Gross Careless and Negligent Operation


ACCUSED: Robert Carter                                                                                         

AGE: 42



SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 4/8/16 Vermont State Police received multiple calls from the motoring public reporting an erratic operator on Interstate 89N in Milton.  The callers reported a vehicle swerving between lanes and traveling at a high rate of speed. A Chittenden County Sheriff’s Deputy was able to catch up to the vehicle which had been traveling at excess of 100MPH. The Deputy along with Troopers from the Saint Albans Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on the exit 19 off ramp in Saint Albans. The male operator was identified as Robert Carter of North Troy, VT. Carter was placed under arrest for Gross Careless and Negligent operation and well as suspicion of DUI. Carter provided a preliminary breath test (PBT). The results of the PBT indicated Carter had a BAC of .217%.


Carter was lodged at the NWCC on $5,000 bail. Carter is due in court on 4/11/16 to answer the charges of DUI#1 and Gross Careless and Negligent Operation.


Carter’s Mugshot is not available.



Trooper Mike Anderson

Vermont State Police-St. Albans

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

PH# 802.524.5993

Fax# 802.527.1150