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January 9, 2017

Press Release / VSP-Rutland / DUI Arrest / Rutland Town, VT / 17B400157 / January 09, 2017

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B400157

TROOPER: SGT Henry Alberico                                                                       

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: January 09, 2017

LOCATION: US Route 7, Rutland Town, Vermont

VIOLATION: DUI / Title 23 VSA 1201

 

ACCUSED: Robert F. Harrington

AGE: 57

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On January 09, 2017, at approximately 0122 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police- Rutland Barracks, contacted a disabled motorist who’s vehicle was found parked on US Route 7, Rutland Town, Vermont, near the intersection of US Route 4. When Troopers approached the vehicle, the operator was found asleep. After being awoken, the operator was identified as Robert Harrington. While speaking to Harrington he displayed signs of alcohol impairment and was screened for DUI. Harrington refused to provide a preliminary sample of his breath. He was taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland Town. Harrington was processed for DUI and released to a sober party. He is scheduled to be arraigned on January 30, 2017 at 0830 hours at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, in Rutland, VT. 

 

 

 

LODGED: No           

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: January 30, 2017 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.