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June 15, 2016

VSP Press Release / DUI #2 and Criminal DLS / 16C01782

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16C201782
TROOPER: Cari Crick                                       
STATION:  New Haven                   
CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

DATE/TIME: June 15, 2016; approximately 1520 hours
LOCATION: Vermont Route 30, Cornwall
VIOLATION: DUI #2, Criminal DLS

ACCUSED: Denny Pouliot                                                                                             
AGE: 40
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shoreham, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On June 15, 2016, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Game Wardens were on Vermont Route 30 in Cornwall when they observed a John Deere tractor strike a covered bridge on Swamp Road. They stopped the tractor on Vermont Route 30 and identified the operator as 40-year-old Denny Pouliot. The game wardens determined Pouliot had been consuming alcohol.

Vermont State Police - New Haven troopers arrived to investigate. Pouliot performed field sobriety exercises and provided a preliminary breath sample of .182%. Pouliot was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence, second offense. A DMV check of his license indicated he was also under criminal suspension from a prior DUI.

Pouliot was cited to appear in court to answer to the charges.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: June 27, 2016        
COURT: Addison
MUG SHOT: Y

Senior Trooper Cari Crick
Vermont State Police
Troop C – New Haven Barracks
Phone (802) 388-4919