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October 20, 2016

DUI 10/20/2016

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16D002856
TROOPER: Zachary Gauthier                               
STATION: VSP-Westminster                     
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: 10/20/2016 @ 0158 hours
LOCATION: Vermont Route 121, Westminster, VT
VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED: Tucker Lawrence                                               
AGE: 21
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Saxtons River, VT



SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On 10/20/2016, at approximately 0158 hours, Vermont State Police, were conducting an accident investigation on Vermont Route 121, in the Town of Westminster, a telephone pole had been damaged during the accident. Green Mountain Power was attempting to fix the pole and had provided flaggers at both ends of the accident scene. One of the flaggers stated that two vehicles were traveling very fast through the accident scene.
               
                Vermont State Police, stopped both vehicles. During the investigation it was determined that the operator of vehicle 1, Tucker Lawrence, was under the influence of alcohol. Lawrence consented to performing a preliminary breath test, which recorded a blood alcohol concentration of . 177% BAC. Lawrence was arrested for suspicion of DUI and transported to the Bellows Falls Police Department for processing, where he was fingerprinted, photographed, and issued a citation to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 11/8/2016            
COURT: Windham County
MUG SHOT: Y
PBT: .177 %