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February 11, 2017

02-10-2017 DUI Arrest Press Release

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

CASE#: 17A200721                                                           
TROOPER: Quealy
STATION: VSP St Albans                                               
CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

DATE/TIME: 02/10/2017 @ 2015
STREET: VT Route 104A (Highbridge Road)
TOWN: Fairfax
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Skunk Hill Road

VEHICLE INFO
OPERATOR: Helen Klemchuk
AGE: 66    
SEAT BELT? Yes
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fairfax, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2006
VEHICLE MAKE: Volvo
VEHICLE MODEL: S80

SUMMARY:
On February 10th, 2017 at approximately 2015 hours the Vermont State Police, St. Albans was notified of a BOL (Be On the Lookout) for a vehicle who’s operator had just left the Georgia Market in the town of Georgia after being refused an alcohol purchase. Troopers located the vehicle travelling east on Highbridge Road in the town of Fairfax and conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing multiple moving violations. The operator was identified as Helen Klemchuk (age 66) of Fairfax, VT. Subsequent investigation revealed Klemchuk to be operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Klemchuk was taken into custody and transported to the St. Albans State Police barracks for processing. At the conclusion of processing Klemchuk was released with a citation to appear before Franklin County Superior Court on February 27th, 2017 to answer the charge of DUI #1.

PBT%: UNABLE TO PROVIDE
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 02/27/2017                            
COURT: Franklin
LODGED - LOCATION: Cited, Released            
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE