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September 24, 2016

PRESS RELEASE/ DUI/ CN: 16A304099/ VSP WILLISTON

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
 
CASE#: 16A104099
TROOPER: Sgt. R.J. Lucas    
STATION: VSP Williston                     
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: 09/24/16 at approx. 0158 hours
LOCATION: I89SB at Exit #10
VIOLATION: DUI#2 and Criminal DLS


ACCUSED: Massaquoi, Alfred      
AGE: 31 yrs
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Winooski, VT

VEHICLE: 2011 Chev. Eqx


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 09/24/16 while traveling SB on Interstate 89, State Police observed Massaquoi's vehicle approach from behind and maintain a speed greater than the posted 65 MPH speed limit.  Upon doing so, Massaquoi also failed to dim his high-beam headlights and began following the cruiser at an unnecessarily close distance.  Upon pulling into the left lane, the Trooper observed Massaquoi pass him on the right and then immediately slow to approx 43 MPH. Upon following him off Exit #10 (Waterbury), Massaquoi was then observed failing to stop for a flashing red light before making a left turn onto Rte 100N.


A motor vehicle stop was conducted and in speaking with Massaquoi, it was determined that he was operating under the influence of intoxicants.  He was subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and transported to the VSP Middlesex Barracks where he was later cited for DUI#2 and DLS-Criminal.


PBT RESULTS:  0.144% BAC

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 10/13/16  
COURT: Washington Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: No 
BAIL: No
MUG SHOT: Y