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April 12, 2016
VSP Press Release: DUI on April 12, 2016 in Lyndon, VT.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury
CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111
DATE/TIME: 4-12-16/ 0130 hours
LOCATION: Memorial Drive, Lyndon, Vermont
ACCUSED: Justin Benton
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lyndonville, Vermont
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On the early morning of 4-12-16, State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle being operated by Benton (21) for a speeding violation. Investigation revealed that Benton was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Benton agreed to provide a preliminary sample of his breath which revealed a Breath Alcohol Concentration (BrAC) of .143%. Benton was taken into custody and processed for DUI. Benton was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Criminal Court on May 2, 2016. Benton was release to a sober adult.
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: May 2, 2016
COURT: Caledonia Criminal Court
MUG SHOT: Y
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