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February 15, 2017

Press Release (DUI-Drug Dorset VT)

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B300502
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Lauren Ronan                           
STATION: Shaftsbury VSP                    
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: February 15th 2017, 0253 hours
LOCATION: (US RT 7 Dorset)
VIOLATION: DUI-drug

ACCUSED: Michelle Angell                                              
AGE: 56
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pownal VT



SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On February 14th 2017, at approximately 3:00 pm, the Vermont State Police responded to a one vehicle crash on US RT 7 in the Town of Dorset.  When Troopers arrived on scene they identified the operator as Michelle Angell. Angell drove off the roadway for no apparent reason and showed signs of drug impairment during the interaction with police.  She was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI-drug and transported to the Shaftsbury Barracks for additional processing by a DRE (drug recognition expert).  Angell was released on a citation to appear in Bennington County Criminal Court on March 27th 2017 at 0815 am. 


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 03-27-17           
COURT: Bennington
LODGED - LOCATION:  na   
BAIL: na
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE
PBT: .000%

*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.