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December 31, 2016

press release-directed patrol

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#:16C304460
TROOPER: Wayne Godfrey                          
STATION:     Shaftsbury                
CONTACT#:802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 12/30/2016 2100-0200
LOCATION: Manchester/Winhall area
VIOLATION: Multiple (see below)


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On Friday December 30th 2016 the Vermont State Police conducted a directed saturation patrol of the Manchester/Winhall VT area.  Troopers from the Shaftsbury barracks participated in this vehicle enforcement event.

Police contacted 35 people, issued 15 written warnings, 4 tickets, screened three operators for driving under the influence, conducted two consent searches (recovering small amounts of marijuana during both searches) and arrested one person for driving under the influence of alcohol.

The Vermont State Police conducts directed traffic enforcement events in order to reduce motor vehicle crashes and to increase public safety. 

Submitted,

Trooper Wayne Godfrey


*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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