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March 19, 2017

St. Albans Barracks// DUI#1 (drug)

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A201326

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper A. Farmer                             

STATION: St. Albans                    

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 3.18.2017 @ 1626 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Sand Hill in Georgia, VT

VIOLATION: DUI-Drug

 

ACCUSED: Brenda Cragin                                               

AGE: 47 years old

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Georgia, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 18 March 2017 VSP received a BOL for a driver that could not navigate the lanes on I89 Northbound. VSP saturated the area in an attempt to intercept the vehicle. Another report came in that a vehicle, matching the description of the BOL, went off the roadway and was stuck in the ditch.

 

Troopers responded to the call. When they arrived on scene the operator, Brenda Cargin, was still in the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that Cragin should not have operated the vehicle in the impaired condition she was in.

 

Cargin was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Albans Barracks for the charge of DUI-drug.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: May 15, 2017 @ 1300 hours           

COURT: Franklin County District Court

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

PBT: 0.000

 

 

 

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the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.