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November 4, 2016

Press Release - DUI

Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
 VERMONT STATE POLICE
 PRESS RELEASE
 INCIDENT: DUI
 CASE #: 16D003292                        
TROOPER:  Hashim                                        STATION:  Westminster               
 CONTACT#: 802-254-2382
 DATE/TIME: 11/04/2016, at approximately 0016 hours
 LOCATION (specific):  Blue Brook Road/Route 100, Dover
 VIOLATION: DUI
 ACCUSED : Mr. Dexter C. Sommirs                    
AGE: 31
 SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
                On 11/04/2016, at approximately 00:16 hours, a member of the Vermont State Police was patrolling Route 100 in the town of Dover. During the patrol, the trooper observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and failing to stay within its lane. The trooper performed a motor-vehicle stop near the town line of Dover and Wardsboro.
                The operator of the vehicle was identified as Mr. Dexter C. Sommirs, 31, of North Carolina. The trooper determined that Mr. Sommirs was operating his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. A preliminary breath test revealed a breath alcohol content of .093%.
                Mr. Sommirs was arrested for DUI and transported to the Dover Police Department where he was processed and released.

 COURT ACTION: Yes
CITED -   DATE: 11/22/2016                     COURT: Brattleboro
LODGED -   LOCATION: N/A      BAIL: N/A