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July 13, 2016

Press Release - DUI Crash


Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
 VERMONT STATE POLICE
 PRESS RELEASE
 INCIDENT: DUI
 CASE #: 16D000280                        
TROOPER:  Hashim                                        STATION:  Brattleboro               
 CONTACT#: 802-254-2382
 DATE/TIME: 07/13/2016, at approximately 0234 hours
 LOCATION (specific):  East Hill Road, Wardsboro
 VIOLATION: DUI
 ACCUSED : Mr. Brandon G. Nichols                      
AGE: 33
 SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
                On 07/13/2016, at approximately 2:34am, members of the Vermont State Police responded to the area of East Hill Road, in the town of Wardsboro, for a report of a suspicious ATV crash.
                Upon arrival, Troopers identified Mr. Brandon G. Nichols, 33, of Townshend, at the scene of the crash. Further investigation revealed that Mr. Nichols was operating the ATV while under the influence of alcohol. He provided a preliminary breath test and the result was .154% breath alcohol content.
                Mr. Nichols was arrested and brought to the Brattleboro Barracks where he was fingerprinted, photographed, and processed for DUI. He was ordered to be held on bail of 2,500$ by the Honorable Judge Katherine Hayes.

 COURT ACTION: Yes
CITED -   DATE: 08/02/2016                     COURT: Brattleboro
LODGED -   LOCATION: Southern State Correctional Facility      BAIL: 2,500$