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July 31, 2016

VSP PRESS RELEASE/DUI

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16A203789
TROOPER: Farmer                                                           
STATION: St. Albans                   
CONTACT#: 524- 5993

DATE/TIME: 7.31.16 @ approx 0056 hours
LOCATION: Route 207 in Highgate
VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED: Michael Bockus                                                                          
AGE: 40
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 7.31.16 at approximately 0056 hours VSP St. Albans was on patrol in Franklin County. After observing a Motor Vehicle Violation, Michael Bockus (40 years old of Highgate, VT) was pulled over.

Investigation revealed that Bockus was operating under the influence and was unsafe to drive. He was placed into custody and transported to the Barracks for processing. He provided a sample of .120%.

He was issued a citation to appear in Franklin County District Court on 29 August 2016 at 1300 hours to answer to his charge.