The Vermont State Police disseminate press releases for significant criminal or public safety incidents and arrests, but it is not intended to document every public contact or response to a call-for-service. If you have a question regarding an incident or case, please contact your local state police barracks or the public information officer. Please note press releases are available on this blog for 6 months following their public release. Please contact the public information officer if you need access to one that is older.

Search This Blog

October 15, 2016

Re: Press Release, VSP Westminster, DUI, Putney, 16D002706 (with mugshot)

 

 

From: Diaz, Roel
Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 3:48 AM
To: DPS - mediasouth <mediasouth@listserv.dps.state.vt.us>
Cc: LaBombard, Francis <Francis.LaBombard@vermont.gov>; Buckley, Chris <Chris.Buckley@vermont.gov>; Perkins, Mark <Mark.Perkins@vermont.gov>; Martin, Daniel V <Daniel.V.Martin@vermont.gov>
Subject: Press Release, VSP Westminster, DUI, Putney, 16D002706

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

           

CASE#:16D002706

TROOPER: Roel Diaz                                               

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 10/15/2016  00:04 hours

LOCATION: U.S. Route 5 North, Putney 

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Jose Ortiz                                                          

AGE: 30

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Reading, PA 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 10/15/2016, at approximately 0004 hours, the Vermont State Police initiated a vehicle stop on a speeding motorist on U.S. 5 north, in the Town of Putney. The operator, Jose Ortiz, 30, showed signs of impairment and he was asked to perform Field Sobriety Exercises. Ortiz provided a Preliminary Breath Test (PBT) sample of .102% BrAC at roadside. Ortiz was taken into custody for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Ortiz was processed at the Westminster Barracks and he was subsequently released with a citation to answer to the charge of DUI.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 10/15/2016              

COURT: Windham Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED: No

LOCATION: NA      

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: Yes

PBT: .102%

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.