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July 31, 2016

Press Release,DUI, VSP Wetsminster,16D000724, Town Brattleboro

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16D000724

TROOPER: John Waitekus                                                            

STATION: VSP WESTMINSTER                     

CONTACT#: 802 722 4600

 

DATE/TIME: 07-31-16 @ 0047 hours.

LOCATION: I-91 North bound at Mile 8 in Brattleboro.

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Caitline E. Oconnell                                                                                   

AGE: 29

Greenfield MA.

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 07-31-16 at 0047 hours a VT State Police Trooper observed a vehicle traveling

north bound on I-91, lose control and spin out in the center median. While

checking on the motorist, State Police learned the operator, Caitline Oconnell

29, of Greenfield Ma. was intoxicated.

 

After field sobriety exercises, Oconnell was taken into custody for DUI. Oconnell produced a .175 BrAC roadside.

Oconnell was processed at the VT State Police Barracks in Westminster and released to a sober adult.

Oconnell will answer to the charge of DUI in Windham Superior Court Criminal Division on 08-23-16.       

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 08-23-16                 

COURT: Windham Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED NO

BAIL: NO

 

Trooper John Waitekus  #522

Vermont State Police - Westminster Barracks 

Mailing address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Physical address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Westminster VT. 05158

Tel. (802) 722-4600  

Fax. (802) 722-4690

John.waitekus@vermont.gov