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December 17, 2016

Press release / VSP-Rutland / DUI Arrest / West Rutland, VT / 16C107079 / December 16, 2017

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16C107079

TROOPER: Sgt. Doug Norton                             

STATION:  Rutland                   

CONTACT#:802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: December 16, 2016

LOCATION: Marble Street - West Rutland, VT

VIOLATION: DUI - Title 23 VSA 1201

 

ACCUSED: Douglas R. Ziegler,                                             

AGE:23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chittenden, VT

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On Friday, December 16, 2016 at approximately 2359 hours Troopers from the Vermont State Police - Rutland Barracks observed a vehicle parked on the west side of Marble Street.  Due to the extreme cold weather, a check of the occupants was conducted to insure their safety.

 

The operator was identified as Douglas R. Ziegler. While speaking to Ziegler, he displayed signs of impairment and consented to conducting Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. At approximately 0012 hours, Ziegler provided a preliminary breath sample which measured his breath alcohol content (BrAC) as a 0.144%. Ziegler was subsequently taken into custody, and transported to the State Police Barracks in Rutland, where he was processed for suspicion of DUI. Ziegler was released on citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later time and date.

 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: January 03, 2017           

COURT: Vermont Superior Court - Criminal Division

LODGED: No     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Included

 

 

*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.