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March 22, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks/ DUI #1

 

 

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A401421

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper David Hastings                            

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 3/19/2017

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 93 North MM 3.3

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: John Champagne                                              

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Johnsbury, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the morning of March 19 2017, Vermont state police were dispatched to a

single vehicle crash on interstate 93 north Mile Marker 3.3 in Waterford,

Vermont. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Champagne(38). Subsequent

investigation revealed that Champagne was under the influence of alcohol while

operating a motor vehicle. Champagne agreed to offer a sample of his breath and

blew a .177 roadside. Champagne was taken into custody and processed for DUI.

Champagne was issued a citation to appear in Caledonia Criminal Court on

4/10/2017 to answer to the charge of DUI.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME:  4/10/2017   0830   hours      

COURT: Caledonia

LODGED - LOCATION: St. Johnsbury     

MUG SHOT: yes

PBT: .177