STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: D. Kelley
DATE/TIME: 10/30/2016 at approx. 1945 hours
LOCATION: VT Route 2, Bolton, VT
VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence/ Motor vehicle crash.
ACCUSED: Shantal R. Cookson
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Waterbury, VT
VEHICLE: 1998 Volk Passat
DAMAGE: Significant front end damage
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On October 30th, 2016 at approximately 1945 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a single motor vehicle crash on Route 2 in the town of Bolton. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Shantal R. Cookson, age 27 of Waterbury. Investigation revealed that Cookson was traveling north on Route 2 when she failed to maintain lane, left the roadway and entered the nearby wood-line.
Based on the investigation into the crash, Cookson was suspected of operating while under the influence of intoxicants. A preliminary breath sample of .199% BAC was recorded. Cookson was transported to the Williston Barracks where she was processed for DUI. Cookson was cited and released to appear in Chittenden Superior Court to answer to the charge.
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: November 17nd, 2016
COURT: Chittenden Superior Court Criminal Division
MUG SHOT: Yes