VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jason Danielsen
STATION: St. Johnsbury
CONTACT#: (802) 748-3111
DATE/TIME: 2/26/2017 Approximately 1907 hours
LOCATION: US Route 2 Near North Danville Road in the town of St. Johnsbury, VT.
ACCUSED: Russell Atkinson
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Montpelier, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 2/26/2017, at approximately 1907 hours, Vermont State
Police initiated a traffic stop on Russell Atkinson (59). Subsequent
investigation revealed that Atkinson was under the influence of alcohol while
operating a motor vehicle. Atkinson refused to give a preliminary breath test
(PBT). Atkinson was arrested for DUI and brought to the Northeast Regional Correctional Complex for detox.
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 3/13/2017
COURT: Caledonia County Superior Court
MUG SHOT: Yes
*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.