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September 10, 2016

DUI and DLS in Newport

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               
CASE#: 16B203454
TROOPER: Lynch                              
STATION: Derby
CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

DATE/TIME: 09/09/2016, 2150 hours
LOCATION: Main St, Newport, VT
VIOLATION: DUI, DLS

ACCUSED: Keith Sylvester                                                                           
AGE: 27
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: None, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 09/09/2016 at approximately 2140 hours, State Police were took a complaint of an erratic driver on Rte 5 in Irasburg, and that the vehicle was subsequently headed North on I-91.  Troopers were then notified that the vehicle had exited into Newport City.
Newport PD was notified and stopped the vehicle on Main St in Newport.  Troopers responded and encountered the operator, Keith Sylvester.  Subsequent investigation revealed that Sylvester’s license was under criminal suspension.  Sylvester was also found to be operating under the influence of intoxicants.
Sylvester was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and driving while license suspended-criminal.  He was booked at VSP-Derby Barracks and released on a citation to appear in court.


COURT ACTION: Arrested, cited
COURT DATE: 9/27/16   
COURT: Orleans
MUG SHOT: Y