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August 26, 2016

*Updated VSP Press Release: DUI and Criminal DLS on August 26th, 2016 in Lyndonville, VT.

 

 

From: Pecuch, Sean
Sent: Friday, August 26, 2016 3:54 AM
To: DPS - medianorth <medianorth@listserv.dps.state.vt.us>
Subject: VSP Press Release: DUI and Criminal DLS on August 26th, 2016 in Lyndonville, VT.

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B103262

TROOPER: Pecuch                                                           

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 08-26-16/ 0120 hours

LOCATION: Intersection of Depot Street and Broad Street, Lyndonville VT.

VIOLATION: Criminal DLS & DUI

 

ACCUSED: Brian Wheeler                                                                                            

AGE: 41

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: East Haven, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the early morning of 8-26-16, State Police conducted a traffic stop on vehicle being operated by Wheeler (41). Subsequent investigation revealed that Wheeler was under the influence of alcohol and was operating a motor vehicle while under criminal suspension.  Wheeler agreed to provide a preliminary sample of his breath roadside. The results of the Preliminary Breath Test (PBT) test revealed a Breath Alcohol Concentration (BrAC) of .151%.  Wheeler was taken into custody and processed for DUI and Criminal DLS. Wheeler was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Criminal Court on 9-12-16.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 09-12-16                 

COURT: Caledonia County Criminal Court

MUG SHOT: Y

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov