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August 14, 2016

Press Release / VSP Middlesex / 16A303432 / DUI / Waterbury / 08/14/2016

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16A303432

TROOPER: Phelps                                            

STATION: Middlesex                    

CONTACT#: 229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 08/14/2016, 0025 hours

LOCATION: I 89 S MM64 / Exit 10 off ramp

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Benjamin W. Uris                                                                      

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Calais, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 08/14/2016, at approximately 0025 hours, Troopers from VSP Middlesex were

traveling south on Interstate 89 near MM64 and Exit 10 when they came

upon a vehicle facing northbound in the southbound breakdown lane. The operator,

identified as Benjamin Uris, indicated he had hydroplaned and spun out before

striking the guardrail. Subsequent investigation led to Uris' arrest for

suspicion on DUI. He was transported to the Middlesex State Police Barracks for

processing and released. He is scheduled to appear in Washington Superior Court

- Criminal Division on 09/01/2016. 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: Sept. 01, 2016       

COURT: Washington Superior Court - Criminal Division

MUG SHOT: Y

 

Trooper William J. Phelps

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Middlesex

1080 US Route 2

Middlesex, VT, 05602

Phone #:802-229-9191

Fax #:802-229-2648