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May 15, 2016

Press Release - Motor Vehicle Crash / DUI

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
               
CASE#:                  16D301630
TROOPER:           Pregent                                               
STATION:             Roylaton                  
CONTACT#:        234-993

DATE/TIME:        5-15-16 / 2:24AM
LOCATION:         Route 4 , Bridgewater

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR:        Matthew Brenton Verdine
AGE:                      11-8-90   
SEAT BELT?         Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:         Enfield, NH

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE:           Red 1999 Jeep Wrangler
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE:   Front bumper, lights and left quarter panel

NO INJURIES
               
WEATHER:           Raining
ROAD COND:     wet

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

Matthew Verdine was traveling east on Route 4 in the Town of Bridgewater and went off the north side of the road colliding into a group of trees.

During the investigation Troopers noticed signs of intoxication. A preliminary breath test indicated Verdine's blood alcohol concentration to be .170%.

Verdine was taken into custody without incident. Verdine was later released on a citation to appear in Windsor County Superior Court; Criminal Division to answer to the charge of DUI#2.


COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE:     5/31/16
COURT:                Windsor Superior Court; Criminal Division
MUG SHOT:        Yes

Respectfully,

Trooper Pregent