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November 8, 2016

VSP Press Release: DUI Crash 11/07/16, in Lyndon, VT

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16B104726                                          

TROOPER: S. Pecuch

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                    

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 11-07-16/2050 hours

STREET: Heath Road

TOWN: Lyndon

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Vail Drive

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dirt

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Alexander Johnston

AGE: 21    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lyndon, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2003

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Impreza

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: None

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the evening of 11-7-16, State Police were dispatched to a single vehicle that had crashed into a pole. Upon arrival, Troopers observed a vehicle that was fully engulfed in flames. Further investigation of the crash revealed that Johnston (21) had been operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Johnston agreed to provide a preliminary sample of his breath roadside which revealed a Breath Alcohol Concentration (BrAC) of .108%. Subsequently Johnston was taken into custody and transported to St. Johnsbury Barracks for Processing. Johnston was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Criminal Court on 11/28/16 to answer to the charge of DUI. State Police were assisted at the scene by Lyndonville Fire Department, and Lyndon Rescue.

 

 

PBT%: .108%

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Caledonia Criminal Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 11-28-16/ 0830 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.

 

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov