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March 12, 2017

Press Release/ VSP Rutland/ 03-12-2017/ DUI Arrest/ Clarendon/ Case #17B401496

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B401496

TROOPER: J. Hall                                                                     

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: March 12th 2017 at approximately 1906 hours

LOCATION: US Route 7, Clarendon, VT

VIOLATION: DUI #1 – > Legal Limit (Title 23 VSA 1201)

 

ACCUSED: Keith A. Bernier

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Forked River, NJ

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

During the evening hours of March 12th, 2017, members of the Vermont State Police were conducting routine traffic enforcement along US Route 7 in Clarendon, Vermont.

 

At approximately 1906 hours, Troopers stopped a vehicle on US Route 7 near the rest area for an observed traffic violation. The operator was identified as Keith A. Bernier., 35, of Forked River, New Jersey.

 

Further investigation revealed that Bernier was under the influence of intoxicants and he was screened for DUI. Bernier refused to provide a preliminary breath sample (PBT).

 

Bernier was transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland Town for processing. Bernier was issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on March 27th, 2017 at 0830 hours, to answer to the charge of DUI.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

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

COURT DATE/TIME: March 27th, 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.