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March 10, 2017

Press Release / VSP-Shaftsbury / DUI Arrest / March 9, 2017 / Bennington, VT / 17B300768

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B300768

TROOPER: Sholtes                                                                          

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: March 9, 2017 at approximately 2301 hours

LOCATION: Morgan Street; Bennington, VT

VIOLATION: DUI  (Title 23 VSA 1201)

 

ACCUSED: Robert Pinsonneault

AGE: 58

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On March 9th, 2017 at approximately 2301 hours, Vermont State Police initiated a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. The operator was identified as Robert Pinsonneault (age 58) of Bennington, Vermont. Pinsonneault displayed signs of impairment throughout the course of the motor vehicle stop. Pinsonneault was screened for DUI and agreed to provide a preliminary breath sample which resulted in .095% BrAC. Pinsonneault was taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Shaftsbury Barracks, where he was processed for suspicion of DUI. Pinsonneault was later released and issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on March 27th, 2017 at 0830 hours.

 

 

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division –Bennington, 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.