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September 7, 2016

Press Release-DUI Crash- Newbury

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 16B103501
TROOPER: J. Haley
STATION: St Johnsbury
CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

DATE/TIME: 09/06/16 @ approx. 1749 hours
LOCATION: Swamp Road, Newbury

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Gregory Brower
AGE: 61
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: S. Ryegate, VT

DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE: 2001 Chevrolet 1500
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE: moderate front driver's side

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On 09/06/16 at approximately 1749 hours, State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Swamp Road in the town of Newbury. Upon arrival the vehicle, a 2001 Chevrolet 1500 bearing Vermont registration 162A449 was found still in the roadway. The operator was not with the vehicle. The operator was found walking on Topsham Corinth Road and was identified as Gregory Brower (61) of S. Ryegate. Subsequent investigation revealed that Brower was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Brower agreed to provide a preliminary sample of his breath which revealed a Breath Alcohol Concentration (BrAC) of .220%. Brower was taken into custody and processed for DUI. Brower was issued a citation to appear in Orange Criminal Court and released to a sober adult.

COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 09/21/16
COURT: Orange County Criminal Court
MUG SHOT: Yes

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