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November 13, 2016

DUI on US RT 7 @ Exit 3 in addition to Arrest Warrant



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STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16C303890
TROOPER: Sgt Robert Zink & Trooper Justin Walker                               
STATION: Shaftsbury Field Station                   
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 11/12/16 at approximately 1750 hours
LOCATION: US RT 7, Exit 3
VIOLATION: DUI and Active Arrest warrant

ACCUSED: Nicholas Perrotta                                              
AGE: 32 years
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington

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 11/12/16 at approximately 1750 hours, Vermont State
Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle being operated by Perrotta
for a traffic violation. While speaking to Perrotta, Troopers found reason to
belive Perratta may have been under the influence of intoxicants.

Perrotta was asked to perform Field Sobriety exercises, during which he showed
several clues of impairment. Perrotta agreed to provide a sample of his breath,
which indicated a BAC of .088%. Perrotta was taken into custody for suspicion of
DUI.

In addition to the DUI charge, it was learned that Perrotta also had an active
arrest warrant out of Bennington for Failure to appear. Perrotta was transported
to the Rutland Correctional facility for lack of bail. Perrotta faces a court
date of 12/12/16 @ 0815 to answer to the charge of DUI.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 12/12/16           
COURT: Benningtin Criminal
LODGED - Yes LOCATION: MVCC     
BAIL: $100
MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE or INDICATE NOT AVAILABLE
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