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December 31, 2016

VSP Press Release: DUI Crash, Lyndon VT. 12-31-16

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  16B105828                                          

TROOPER: S. Pecuch

STATION: VSP - St. Johnsbury                                    

CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 12-29-16/ 0530

STREET: Vail Dr.

TOWN: Lyndon

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Red Brick

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: snow covered

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Eric Herbert

AGE: 25    

SEAT BELT? unknown

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury

 

VEHICLE YEAR:  2003

VEHICLE MAKE: Kia

VEHICLE MODEL: Sorento

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: minor

INJURIES: none

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On  the early morning of 12-31-16, State police were notified of a vehicle off

the side of the roadway on Vail Drive, in the town of Lyndon VT. Upon arrival

State Police located Vehicle 1 off the side of the roadway. State Police made

contact with the operator who was identified as Herbert (25).  During the

investigation, Troopers observed a moderate odor of intoxicants emanating from

Herbert. Herbert agreed to preform Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and also

voluntarily submitted to a Preliminary Breath Sample roadside which revealed a BrAC of

.153%. Herbert was taken into custody and processed for suspicion of DUI.

Herbert is due to appear in Caledonia Criminal Court to answer to the charge of

DUI on 01-23-17 at 0830 hours.

 

 

PBT%: .153%

LODGED - LOCATION:    

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Caledonia Criminal Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/23/17     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.

 

 

Trooper Sean Pecuch

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – St. Johnsbury

1068 U.S. Route 5; Ste. 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

PH: 802-748-3111

FX: 802-748-1585

 

sean.pecuch@vermont.gov