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February 19, 2017

Press Release

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B500517
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Flansburg                      
STATION: New Haven                    
CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

DATE/TIME: 02/19/2017, 0130 hours.
LOCATION: Bristol-Monkton Rd, Town of Bristol.
VIOLATION: DUI drugs & Possession of a regulated substance.

ACCUSED: Pearly A. Edgerly                                      
AGE: 59
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fairfax, VT.


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 02/19/2017, the Vermont State Police observed a vehicle travelling down the center of the roadway on Bristol-Monkton Rd in the Town of Monkton. Troopers conducted a motor vehicle stop and identified the operator as Pearly Edgerly. While Troopers spoke with Pearly several signs of impairment were observed.

Following standard field sobriety exercises it was determined Pearly was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs. Pearly was also found to be in possession of a regulated substance.

Subsequently, Pearly was placed under arrest and transported to the New Haven Barracks for a drug influence evaluation. Pearly was released with a citation to appear in Addison County Criminal Court to answer to the charges of DUI(d) and Possession of a regulated substance.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 05/29/2017          
COURT: Addison County Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y
PBT: .000%.



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