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November 26, 2016

press release-DUI

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16c304051
TROOPER: Godfrey,W                              
STATION: VSP Shaftsbury                     
CONTACT#: 442-5421

DATE/TIME: 11-25-2016 2031 hours
LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town) Sunderland Hill Road, Sunderland, VT
VIOLATION: DUI-Alcohol

ACCUSED: Richard A. Sargent II                                               
AGE: 57
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sunderland, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 11-25-2016 at approximately 2031 hours the Vermont State Police stopped Richard A. Sargent II of Sunderland VT on Sunderland Hill Road, located in the Town of Sunderland for a motor vehicle violation. Upon making contact with Sargent, he was believed to be under the influence of alcohol. Upon completion of field sobriety exercises, Sargent refused to provide a preliminary breath sample. Sargent was arrested based on evidence obtained on scene, processed and later released on a criminal citation to appear in Bennington Superior Court-Criminal Division on 12-12-2016 at 0815 hours to answer to the charge of DUI-Alcohol.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 12-12-2016          
COURT: BDC
MUG SHOT:  IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE
PBT:  REFUSAL

*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.

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Trp. Wayne M. Godfrey & K9 Tarawa
Vermont State Police
Shaftsbury Barracks
(802)442-5421
(802)442-3263 fax
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