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February 5, 2017

02-05-2017 Active Warrant/DUI Arrest Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
PRESS RELEASE
DUI

CASE#: 17A200614                                                           
TROOPER: Quealy
STATION: VSP St Albans                                               
CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

DATE/TIME: 02/05/2017 @ 0134
STREET: Lapierre Drive
TOWN: St. Albans
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Nason Street

VEHICLE INFO
OPERATOR: Eric J. Smith
AGE: 32    
SEAT BELT? Unknown
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2004
VEHICLE MAKE: Acura
VEHICLE MODEL: TSX

SUMMARY:
On February 5th, 2017 at approximately 0134 hours Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after a registration check revealed the registered owner Eric J. Smith (age 32) of St. Albans to have an active warrant for his arrest. Troopers identified the operator as Smith and confirmed the active status of the warrant. While taking Smith into custody Troopers determined that Smith had been operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Smith was taken into custody and transported to the St. Albans City Police Department for processing. At the conclusion of processing Smith was lodged on the unrelated warrant. He was cited to appear before Franklin County Superior Court on February 27th, 2017 to answer the new charge of DUI #2.

PBT%: REFUSED
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 02/27/2017                            
COURT: Franklin
LODGED - LOCATION: LODGED ON WARRANT            
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE


Trooper Nathaniel Quealy
Vermont State Police, St. Albans
140 Fisher Pond Road, St. Albans VT, 05478
Office: 802-524-5993