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February 4, 2017

DUI 2/3/2017

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B100658
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Zachary Gauthier                            
STATION: VSP-Westminster                     
CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

DATE/TIME: 2/3/2017 @ 10:06 pm
LOCATION: Vermont Route 103, Ludlow
VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED:Ernest Bendinelli                                               
AGE: 59
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brick, NJ



SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On 2/3/2017, at approximately 2206 hours, Vermont State Police, conducted a motor vehicle stop on Vermont Route 103, in the Town of Ludlow. During the investigation it was determined that the operator, Ernest Bendinelli, was under the influence of alcohol. Bendinellli agreed to perform a preliminary breath test. Bendinelli provided a breath sample of .151% blood alcohol concentration. Bendinelli was arrested for suspicion of DUI and transported to the Springfield Police Department for processing. Bendinelli was fingerprinted, photographed, and released with a citation to appear at the Windsor County Superior Court.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 2/21/2017           
COURT: Windsor County
MUG SHOT: Yes
PBT: .151%



*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 Zachary Gauthier  #524
Vermont State Police - Westminster Barracks 
Mailing address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346
Physical address: 1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Westminster VT. 05158
Tel. (802) 722-4600  
Fax. (802) 722-4690
Zachary.Gauthier@Vermont.gov