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September 23, 2016

VSP Press Release: DUI on September 22, 2016 in Burke, Vermont.

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B103832

TROOPER: Brennan                                                      

STATION: VSP – St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 09-22-16/ 2335 hours

LOCATION: Burke Hollow Road, Burke, Vermont

 

ACCUSED: Monte Benedetto

AGE: 45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pomfret Center, CT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the evening of 09-22-16 I was patrolling Burke Hollow Road in the town of Burke, Vermont. I observed a blue Jeep Wrangler travelling towards me partially in my lane of travel. After the Jeep passed me I turned around and observed the Jeep to now be travelling completely on the wrong side of the road. I executed a traffic stop and spoke with Benedetto, subsequent investigation revealed Benedetto to be operating under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to the barracks and processed for DUI.

 

COURT: Caledonia

COURT DATE:10/03/16

 

 

Trooper Sean Brennan

VSP Bradford

1594 Waits River Road

Bradford, VT 05033

802-222-4680