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January 25, 2017

PRESS RELEASE/ DUI#5/DLS/ 17A100373/ VSP WILLISTON

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE INCIDENT


CASE#: 17A100373    
TROOPER: Wagner
STATION: VSP Williston   
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111


DATE/TIME: 01/24/17 approx. 2030 hours
STREET: Interstate 89 NB
TOWN: South Burlington
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: S/O exit #13
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: 87
WEATHER: Mixed Precip./Lite Rain 
ROAD CONDITIONS: Iced
VIOLATION: DUI #5


VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Knapp, Peter
AGE: 52     
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Hinesburg, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2002
VEHICLE MAKE: Volvo
VEHICLE MODEL: S40


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 01/24/17, while investigating a multi-vehicle collision on I89 NB, Troopers encountered a male that appeared to be sleeping in his vehicle awaiting traffic to begin flowing again.  Upon making contact with the male, he was identified as Peter Knapp of Hinesburg, VT. 


In speaking with Knapp at roadside, he demonstrated signs of being extremely intoxicated. Based on those roadside observations and his inability to perform Field Sobriety Tests, Knapp was taken into custody for Suspicion of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and transported to the VSP Williston barracks.  Knapp did not provide an initial Preliminary Breath Sample (PBT).


Knapp was later lodged at Chittenden County Correctional facility on charges of DUI#5 and DLS.  He is scheduled to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court on 01/25/17 at 0900.


PBT%: None Provided
MUG SHOT: Y
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT: Chittenden County Superior Court
COURT DATE/TIME: 01/01/201X     1300 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.



Sgt. Bob Lucas

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Patrol Commander

Troop "A" Williston Barracks

(802)878-7111

robert.j.lucas@vermont.gov