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October 29, 2016

VSP Press Release: DUI Lyndonville, VT 10-29-16

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16B104530

TROOPER: Pecuch                               

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 10-29-16 0015 hours

LOCATION: Main St. Lyndon, VT

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED:  Dennis Bessette                                             

AGE: 62

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           

COURT: Caledonia

MUG SHOT: Y

PBT: .131

 

 

 

*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

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov