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December 2, 2016

Press Release: DUI Accident-Town of Mendon- December 1, 2016 8:00 PM

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 16C106776  
TROOPER: Freire
STATION: Rutland  
CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

DATE/TIME: 8:00 PM December 1, 2016
STREET: US RT 4
TOWN: Mendon
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Medway Road
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:
WEATHER: cloudy, night
ROAD CONDITIONS: wet

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Erich Moeller
AGE: 38    
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Stowe, Vermont

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008
VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru
VEHICLE MODEL: Impreza
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: totaled due to contact damage
INJURIES: none
HOSPITAL: screened at Rutland Regional, released

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On December 1, 2016 Rutland State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on US RT 4 in the town of Mendon.  Troopers responded to find operator, Erich Moeller, 38 of Stowe, Vermont, uninjured and out of his vehicle.  Moeller stated that he was on his cell phone when he drove off the road.  He showed multiple signs of impairment, he consented to a prliminary breath test which indicated a BrAC of %.114.  Moeller was screened at Rutland Regional Hospital and released with no injures to be taken to the Rutland Barracks for DUI processing.  He was written several civil driving violations before being released from the Barracks on a citation to appear in Rutland Superior Court on December 19, 2016 at 8:30 AM.

PBT%: % .114
Vermont Civil Violation Complaints
T 23 VSA 301
T 23 VSA 1038
T 23 VSA 1095 (b)
T 23 VSA 800 (a)
T 23 VSA 307

LODGED - LOCATION: n/a
MUG SHOT: Y
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT: Rutland
COURT DATE/TIME: December 19, 2016 8:30 AM


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