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February 24, 2017

Press Release


STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
               

DUI CHECKPOINT


On 02/24/17 the Vermont State Police in St. Albans conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint on Rt. 78 in the town of Highgate. During this checkpoint 258 motor vehicles passed through containing approximately 431 people. A total of 12 tickets and warnings were issued as a result of motor vehicle violations. 2 Preliminary Breath tests were administered. One of the drivers screened for DUI was removed from the highway due to having a BAC level near the legal limit that is allowed to operate a motor vehicle. No criminal arrest were made during this checkpoint.




Sergeant David Robillard
Patrol Commander
Vermont State Police – St. Albans Barracks
140 Fisher Pond Rd.
St. Albans, VT 05478
Ph# (802)524-593
FX#(802)527-1150
Email: David.Robillard@Vermont.gov