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February 25, 2017

Press Release / VSP -Shaftsbury / DUI Arrest / Manchester, VT / February 24, 2017 / 17B300621

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B300621

TROOPER: Sholtes                                                                          

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: February 24, 2017 at approximately 2147 hours

LOCATION: West Road; Manchester, VT

VIOLATION: DUI #1 (Title 23 VSA 1201)

 

ACCUSED: Leslie E. Jorgensen

AGE: 64

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Manchester, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On February 24th, 2017 at approximately 2147 hours, Vermont State Police initiated a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. The operator was identified as Leslie E. Jorgensen (age 64) of Manchester, Vermont. Jorgensen displayed signs of impairment throughout the course of the motor vehicle stop. Jorgensen refused to provide a preliminary breath sample and was taken into custody and transported to the Manchester Police Department, where he was processed for suspicion of DUI. Jorgensen was later released on citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later time and date.

 

 

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division –Bennington, VT

COURT DATE/TIME: March 13th, 2017 at 0830 hours

           

*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.