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November 17, 2016

VSP PRESS RELEASE//16A205708//DUI#1

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
        
CASE#:16A205708               
STATION: St. Albans                      
CONTACT#: 524-5993

DATE/TIME: 11.16.16/ 2337 hours
LOCATION: I89N MM105
VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED: Tina Sweet                                                
AGE: 43
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 16 November 2016 at approximately 2337 hours VSP-St. Albans responded to a reported 2 vehicle crash as well as a disabled vehicle in the vicinity of one another. Troopers arrived and ascertained one vehicle was involved in a crash, one struck debris causing a flat tire, and the third was a good Samaritan stopping to assist. Georgia Fire Department was on scene supplementing assistance to the collision.

Succeeding investigation divulged Tina Sweet, 43 years of age residing in St. Albans, was operating the motor vehicle that crashed. After scrutiny of both the scene and Sweet, VSP placed Sweet under arrest for the crime of DUI #1. 

COURT ACTION: Y 
COURT DATE: 19 December 2016 at 1300 hours            
COURT: Franklin County District Court
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE (due to equipment malfunction
PBT: .132%



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