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March 20, 2017

[B4TROOP] Press Release/ VSP Rutland/ DUI Arrest/ Killington/ 03-19-2017/ Case #17B401608

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 17B401608

TROOPER: Freire                                                 

STATION: Rutland                  

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 03/19/2017 2239 hours

LOCATION: Killington Access Rd, Killington, VT

VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence

 

ACCUSED: Hope E. Higginbotham

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fall River, MA

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

During the evening hours of March 19th, 2017, members of the Vermont State Police were conducting traffic enforcement along the Killington Access Road in Killington, Vermont.

 

At approximately 2239 hours, Troopers stopped a vehicle on the Access Road for an observed traffic violation. The operator was identified as Hope E. Higginbotham, 29, of Fallriver, MA.

 

Further investigation revealed that Higginbotham was under the influence of intoxicants. Higginbotham was screened for DUI. Higginbotham provided a preliminary sample of her breath which was measured as 0.176% BrAC.

 

Higginbotham was transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland Town for processing. Higginbotham was issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on April 3rd, 2017 at 0830 hours, to answer to the charge of DUI.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 04/03/2017

COURT: Rutland

LODGED – LOCATION: N

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: Y