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December 23, 2016

** Press Release** DUI/ False Information to Police December 23, 2016 Rutland Town, Vermont



STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 16C107230

TROOPER: Armstrong                                                                         

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: December 23, 2016 at approximately 0124 hours

LOCATION: Intersection of US Route 7 and US Route 4; Rutland Town, VT

VIOLATION: DUI / Title 23 VSA 1201

 

ACCUSED: Steven Jensen

AGE: 30

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Rutland, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On December 23, 2016, at approximately 0126 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police, Rutland Barracks, were approached by a concerned motorist, who reported a motor vehicle was being operated erratically. The concerned motorist provided a description of the vehicle, which was located in the parking lot of the Denny’s Restaurant. The operator of the vehicle was located and identified as Steven Jensen. While speaking to Jensen he displayed signs of alcohol impairment. Jensen refused to submit to a preliminary breath test, and was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland Town. Jensen provided Troopers with false information intended to deflect the investigation while being processed for DUI.  Jensen was released on a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later time and date.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division (Rutland, VT)

COURT DATE/TIME: January 09, 2016, 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.