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July 31, 2016

Press Release/Arrest/DUI

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#:          16C302593
TROOPER:    Paul F Sokolowski Jr                                                              
STATION:      Shaftsbury Barracks                   
CONTACT#:  802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 07-30-2016/2045 Hours
LOCATION:  US Route 7, Dorset Vermont
VIOLATION: DUI #1

ACCUSED: Collin Zecher                                                                                               
AGE: 29
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Danby, Vermont

VICTIM: State of Vermont

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 07-29-2016 at approximately 2045 hours, Troopers of the Vermont State police saw a vehicle speeding and driving erratically on Route 7 in Dorset Vermont.

Troopers stopped the vehicle and an investigation ensued. It was found that the Operator, Collin Zecher (29), was showing signs of impairment. Collin Zecher was arrested for the suspicion of DUI and taken to the Manchester Police Department for processing. Collin was released to a sober party on a citation to appear in the Bennington County District Court, Criminal Division on 08-15-2016 for the charge of DUI.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 08-15-2016                             
MUG SHOT: Y


Trooper Paul F Sokolowski Jr
Vermont State Police
Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Road
Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262
Phone: 802-442-5421
Fax:       802-442-3263