VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury
CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111
DATE/TIME: 10-29-16 0015 hours
LOCATION: Main St. Lyndon, VT
ACCUSED: Dennis Bessette
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Burke, Vermont
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On the early morning of 10-29-16, State Police conducted a traffic stop on a
vehicle being operated by Bessette (62), for moving violations on Main Street,
in the town of Lyndonville, VT. Investigation revealed that Bessette was under
the influence of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle. Bessette agreed to
provide a preliminary sample of his breath roadside which was a BrAC of .131%.
Subsequently, Bessette was taken into custody and processed for DUI. Bessette
was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Criminal Court on January 30th, 2017.
Bessette was released to a sober adult.
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 01-30-16
MUG SHOT: Y
*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.
Trooper Sean Pecuch
Vermont State Police
“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury
1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819