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November 19, 2016

DUI Crash in Pownal, VT

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16C303973
TROOPER: Justin Walker                               
STATION: Shaftsbury Field Station                    
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 11/19/16 @ 0234 hours
LOCATION: area of 2453 Mount Anthony Road, Pownal
VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED: Hillary Burdick                                               
AGE: 23
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE:
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 11/19/16 at approximately 0234 hours Vermont State
Police were dispatched to the area of 2453 Mount Anthony Road, Pownal, for a
single vehicle collision into a tree. 

Upon arrival, Troopers began investigating the incident. During the
investigation, Troopers suspected the operator of the vehicle, Hillary Burdick,
of being under the influence of intoxicants. During Field Sobriety Exercises,
Burdick provided a Preliminary Breath sample, which revealed a blood alcohol
content of .202%. Burdick was taken into custody for DUI and transported to the
Bennington Police Department to be processed. Burdick was later released with a
citation to appear in Bennington County Superior Court, Criminal Division to
answer to the charge of DUI. 

Burdick's vehicle sustained extensive front end damage and was towed from the scene.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 12/05/16           
COURT: Bennington County Criminal Court
LODGED - LOCATION:     
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE
PBT: INCLUDE RESULT or INDICATE REFUSAL / NOT CONDUCTED / NOT APPLICABLE



*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.



Tpr Justin Walker
Vermont State Police 'C' Troop
Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Rd
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
802-442-5421