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December 7, 2016

Press release/VSP-Rutland/DUI arrest/Shrewsbury, VT/ December 7, 2016/16C106844

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 16C106884

TROOPER: Sgt. Henry Alberico                               

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: (802)773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: December 7, 2016 at approximately 0423 hours

LOCATION: VT Route 103 , Shrewsbury, VT

VIOLATION:DUI/ Title 23 VSA 1201

 

ACCUSED: Jennifer Porter                                               

AGE: 25

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: December 26, 2016            

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

 

On December 7, 2016 at approximately 0423 hours, troopers from the Vermont State

Police - Rutland barracks were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Vermont

Route 103 in the Town of Shrewsbury. Upon arrival, Jennifer Porter was

identified as the operator and advised that she had slid off from the roadway.

Porter's vehicle was off from the opposite side off the roadway and in a ditch.

At the time of the crash it was snowing and the roadway was snow covered. Porter

displayed signs of impairment and was screened for DUI. Porter provided a

preliminary breath test of .238%.  She was taken into custody and transported to

the Vermont State police barracks in Rutland Town where she was processed for

DUI. Porter was later released to a sober part. Porter was cited to appear at

Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on December 26, 2016 at 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.

 

Sergeant Henry J. Alberico

Vermont State Police

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

802-773-9101 (office)

802-775-6968 (fax)