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November 17, 2016

Press Release, VSP Westminster, DUI, Putney, 16D003658

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

           

CASE#:16D003658

TROOPER: Roel Diaz                                               

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 11/17/2016  1:44 AM

LOCATION: U.S. Route 5 North, Putney 

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Johnathon R. Symington                                                          

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hinsdale, NH 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 11/17/2016, at approximately 1:44 AM, a member of the Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks initiated a vehicle stop on a speeding motorist on U.S. 5 north in the Town of Putney. The operator, Johnathon R. Symington, 27, showed signs of impairment and he was asked to perform Field Sobriety Exercises. Symington refused to provide a Preliminary Breath Test (PBT) at roadside. Symington was taken into custody for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Symington was processed at the Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks and he was subsequently lodged at Sothern State Correctional Facility until sober. 

 

PBT%: refused

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint ______________ T23 VSA _______ * no VCVC issued at this time as investigation is still on-going

LODGED - Yes         

BAIL: Hold until sober

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Windham Superior Court- Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: 12/06/2016     0800 hours    

 

 

 

*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.