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December 29, 2016

Press Release

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 16C204286
TROOPER: Flansburg                             
STATION: VSP - New Haven                     
CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

DATE/TIME: 12/29/2016 0715 hours.
LOCATION: Little Chicago Rd, Ferrisburgh.
VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED: Stephen Brace                                     
AGE: 62
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Vergennes, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 12/29/2016, at approximately 0715 hours the Vermont State Police along with Officers from the Vergennes Police Department responded to Little Chicago Rd in the Town of Ferrisburgh for a vehicle parked in the roadway. A witness stated the operator of the vehicle was unconscious.

Upon arrival Troopers identified the operator as Stephen Brace. Following investigation it was determined Brace was intoxicated and had been operating the vehicle. Brace submitted to a preliminary breath test which revealed a BAC of .264%.

Brace was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the Vergennes Police Department for processing. Brace was issued a citation to appear in Addison County Criminal Court to answer to the charge of DUI.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 01/09/2016       
COURT: Addison County Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE.
PBT: .264%



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