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November 26, 2016

16B105093

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16B105093
TROOPER: MCGRANAGHAN                              
STATION:  ST JOHNSBURY                   
CONTACT#:748-3111

DATE/TIME: 11/26/16 0042
LOCATION: MT PISGAH RD ST JOHNSBURY
VIOLATION: DUI #3, CRIMINAL DLS

ACCUSED:   JOANN CHEW                                            
AGE:43
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: ST JOHNSBURY VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the aforementioned date and time The Vermont State Police, made a traffic stop on Mt Pisgah Rd in the town of St Johnsbury. The driver was arrested for DUI. There were two passengers in the vehicle, the intoxicated passenger was chugging a 22 oz Bud Ice can in the vehicle at the time of the stop, the sober passenger was allowed to drive the vehicle from the scene.  Minutes later the Vermont State Police observed the same vehicle stopped in the middle of the road and then pull away erratically. The vehicle pulled off into a driveway. The intoxicated passenger was found to be driving the vehicle. The Operator Joann Chew was arrested for DUI#3 and Criminal DLS. PBT roadside .243%


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 12/12/16            
COURT: CALEDONIA
MUG SHOT: YES
PBT: .243%



Trooper Stephen McGranaghan
B Troop St Johnsbury
1068 US RT 5 Suite #1
St. Johnsbury VT 05819
Phone: 802-748-3111
Fax: 802-748-1585