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April 9, 2017

[B4TROOP] Rutland Barracks / DUI & MV CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

DUI / MV Crash

     

CASE#: 17B401970

RANK / TROOPER NAME: Trooper Freire                               

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

LOCATION: Intersection of US RT 7 & Holiday Drive, Rutland Town

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Jennifer E. Hostnick

AGE: 28

SEAT BELT? Y/N: Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2010

VEHICLE MAKE: Suzuki

VEHICLE MODEL: SX4

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor contact damage to front bumper

INJURIES: None.

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

VEHICLE #2

OPERATOR: Rex A. Springer

AGE: 50

SEAT BELT? Y/N: Yes

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Rutland, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2016

VEHICLE MAKE: Kia

VEHICLE MODEL: Sol

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Minor contact damage to rear bumper

INJURIES: None.

HOSPITAL: N/A

During the evening hours of April 09, 2017, members of the Vermont State Police were conducting traffic enforcement along US RT 7, in Rutland Town, Vermont. At approximately 1920 hours, Troopers arrived upon the scene of an unreported motor vehicle crash, at the intersection of US RT 7 and Holiday Drive. Operator 1 was identified as Jennifer E. Hostnick, 28, of Rutland, VT. Operator #2 was identified as Rex A. Springer, 50, of West Rutland, VT. Further investigation revealed that Hostnick was under the influence of intoxicants. Hostnick was screened for DUI. Hostnick provided a preliminary sample of her breath which was measured as 0.297% BrAC. Hostnick was transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland Town for processing. Hostnick was issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on April 24th, 2017 at 0830 hours, to answer to the charge of DUI.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE / TIME:   April 24, 2017 / 0830 hours      

COURT:  Rutland County Superior Court

LODGED:  No   

LOCATION: N/A

BAIL:  N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

            PBT: .0297