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March 17, 2017

Press Release- Vermont State Police- DUI #1 Refusal 17B500813

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B500814
RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Jacqueline June                           
STATION: New Haven                   
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

DATE/TIME: March 17, 2017   0218 hours
LOCATION: Route 74, Cornwall
VIOLATION: DUI#1-Refusal

ACCUSED: Charles Commiskey                                           
AGE: 48
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Weybridge

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On March 17, 2017, at approximately 0218 hours Troopers came across a vehicle which appeared to be disabled. After a short investigation it was determined the vehicle had crossed the centerline, left the roadway and collided with a snowbank.

While speaking with the operator, later identified as Charles Commiskey, Troopers detected an odor of intoxicants. Commiskey exited the vehicle on the passenger side and while doing so Troopers observed several signs of impairment.

Commiskey performed standardized field sobriety tests. Commiskey refused to provide a preliminary breath test and was subsequently placed into custody for suspicion of DUI. Comminskey was transported to the New Have Barracks for processing.  Commiskey was released on a citation to appear in Addison County District Court on April 4, 2017 at 12:30 PM to answer to the charge of DUI #1-Refusal.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: April 4, 2017            
COURT: Addison County District Court
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A  
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE
PBT: N/A

 

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