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December 27, 2016

Press Release (DUI crash Shaftsbury VT)

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 16c304420                                                           

TROOPER: Lauren Ronan

STATION: Shaftsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: December 27th 2016 11:00 am

STREET: Buck Hill Rd 

TOWN: Shaftsbury

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Fire Department

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: na

WEATHER: Cloudy

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Christopher Sharby

AGE: 42    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 1997

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Ranger

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Extensive front end damage

INJURIES: Hand/wrist

HOSPITAL: SVMC

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On December 27th 2016, at approximately 11:00 am, the Vermont State Police, along

with Shaftsbury Fire Department responded to a one car crash on Buck Hill Rd in

the Town of Shaftsbury. When police arrived on scene they identified the sole

occupant/operator of the vehicle as Christopher Sharby. Sharby was driving west

bound on Buck Hill Rd when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center

line and struck a large tree located off of the east bound edge of the roadway.

The vehicle sustained extensive damage during the crash.  Sharby showed signs of

impairment at the crash scene.  He was transported to SVMC for further medical

evaluation.  Sharby refused to provide a preliminary breath test (PBT). He was issued a

criminal citation for Driving Under the Influence. Sharby is scheduled to appear in Bennington

County Criminal Court on January 16th, 2016 at 0815 hours.

 

 

PBT%:  Refused

 

LODGED - LOCATION:NA

BAIL:NA

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Bennington

COURT DATE/TIME: January 16th 2016 0815

 

 

 

*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 Lauren Ronan

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Rd Shaftsbury VT

802-442-5421

802-442-3263 (Fax)