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September 9, 2016

Press Release/Vermont State Police-Middlesex/Case #16A303418/ DUI Drugs/August 13, 2016/Waterbury

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16A303418

TROOPER: Trooper Amber Pouliot                                                           

STATION: VSP-Middlesex                 

CONTACT#: (802)229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 8/13/16

LOCATION: Waterbury, VT

VIOLATION: DUI Drugs

 

ACCUSED: Gerald Degree

AGE: 59

RESIDENCE: Richmond, VT                                                                                          

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On 8/13/16, State Police observed a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner; crossing the fog and center line.  State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop, at which time the vehicle rear-ended the vehicle directly in front of it.  The operator was asked to perform dexterities and was subsequently evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert.  Degree was subsequently issued a citation and is scheduled to appear at the Washington County Superior Court, Criminal Division on 9/22/16 at 0830 hours to answer to the charge of DUI Drugs.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

WHEN: 9/22/16 AT 0830 HOURS

MUG SHOT: Y

LODGED/LOCATION: N

 

 

 

Trooper Amber Pouliot

Vermont State Police

1080 US Route 2,

Middlesex, VT 05602

amber.pouliot@vermont.gov

Phone: (802)229-9191

Fax: (802)229-2648